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Damage Prevention Technician

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Job Description

Position:Damage Prevention Technician Reports To:Foreman/Superintendent


Summary: Responsible for interacting with contractors and personnel onsite to ensure proper excavation practices are being followed and in adherence to all applicable federal, state, and local regulations


Essential Qualifications, Duties, and Responsibilities:(Other duties may be assigned)

  • Must have a deep understanding of all aspects of excavation, including but not limited to:
    • Preparation for excavation
    • Permits and notifications
    • One Call system
    • Excavation responsibilities and dangers
    • Tools and equipment
    • Sloping requirements
    • Soil types
    • Protecting pipe during excavation
    • Measuring pipe clearance
    • Tolerance zones
    • Pipeline locating and marking
    • OSHA regulations for excavation
    • Inspect pipe for damages

Physical Demands:

The employee must regularly lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Damage Prevention Technicians must be willing to comply with PCM Health, Safety, and Environmental rules and regulations. They must also comply with all governmental regulations.

The above description covers some of the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not however, be constructed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day.

I have read and understand all the duties and requirements listed above.

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