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Kanaan Communications, LLC Utility Line Locator in West Columbia, South Carolina

Overview and Essential Functions

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then you may have found your next career move. We’re looking for Utility Line Locators, based out of Columbia, SC, to join our team and help connect America.

What you'll do :

  • Perform work that involves visual inspection of predefined construction areas and reading and interpretation of utility maps to determine the presence of underground utilities (may include but not be limited to gas, electric, cable TV, telecommunications, sanitary sewer, water lines, street lighting and other facilities within the predefined construction area)

  • Use lap-top computer or other devices to receive, document and close out excavation notices

  • Read and interpret utility maps / prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities

  • Use assigned communication equipment to effectively communicate with excavators, utility reps, and company personnel, regarding underground facilities

  • Operate different electronic detection equipment, to locate and mark under-ground facilities within prescribed accuracy limits

  • Perform light excavation with a shovel, to expose buried utilities when necessary

  • Provide accurate documentation and or sketches related to all locates completed

  • Receive and respond to excavation notices in accordance with established time requirements

  • Operate company vehicles in a safe manner

  • Be able to perform manhole entry using assigned equipment and safety devices


Who we are looking for:

  • At least 18 years old

  • Authorized to work in the United States for this company

  • Minimum of 6 months experience locating underground utilities

  • Have prior experience within the Telecommunications or Utility Construction/Maintenance industry

  • Currently have a valid driver’s license

  • Able to operate various types of utility trucks, equipment, and hand tools in a safe manner

  • You are proficient with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc), Google applications, and/or other construction related software applications

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to follow directions, produce quality work, maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all Federal, State, and Company regulations and policies

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.

  • Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 75 lbs as needed with or without assistance

  • Able to work as needed (over-time, after hours, on weekends, for emergencies or on-call) and in all weather conditions

Benefits and Company Summary

What you'll get...

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life and AD&D

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Company Discounts

  • Legal Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

    Ansco & Associates, LLC provides a complete variety of construction and engineering services to the wireless and wireline industry. With over 1500 employees located across 60+ active work sites, Telecommunication businesses throughout the United States continue to choose Ansco & Associates, LLC for our broad knowledge, diverse workforce, and unparalleled scope of services offered. Throughout the years, Ansco has built its reputation as a telecommunication powerhouse by going above and beyond at any given moment by upholding a strong track record of performance, integrity, and above all, a commitment to our employees and customers.

    We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others’ safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards.

    Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people.

    Our talented workforce provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management.

    We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us!

    This is a great opportunity to join Ansco & Associates, LLC. To learn more about our company and benefits, please visit our website


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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