Water Line Locate Specialist

Status: Full Time (40 hrs per week)
Reports to: Assistant Distribution Superintendent

Corporate Office Location

Construction Department

420 S. Doolittle Road

Edinburg, TX 78542

Description of Duties

Responsible for using a variety of techniques (as is applicable to each situation) such as electrical, magnetic, blueprint analysis, and/or radar to locate and measure depth of water lines.    Responsible for documenting interactions, site information, and line information into the appropriate systems.  Communicates with engineers and management as needed.  Participates in job specific training, and other various required corporate training programs; Complies with federal and state regulations and all established corporate policies and procedures. Other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

A self-starting individual who possesses a high school diploma and up to three months of related experience. Must be able to read, write, and follow written instructions. Must possess a current Texas Driver License and must be insurable by the Corporation’s insurance underwriter. Must be able to obtain a Class D Water License from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and to obtain a Waste Water Operator license through TCEQ within 12 months of hire.  Will be expected to take and remain current with the following schools: Utility Safety, Unit I Basic Water, Unit 5 Distribution, and Waste Water I. Must have good communications skills, to effectively present information to management, employees, and outside agencies. Must be fluent in English (written and verbal) and Spanish (verbal).  Basic mathematics skills are required (addition and subtraction of two-digit numbers / multiplication and division by tens and hundreds) when calculating for monetary purposes or weight measurement. Must possess good judgment as well as exercise discretion in the performance of daily duties. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during the workweek and must be on call 24 hours a day.  Must have the ability to stand or walk for long periods of time, to bend and stop, and to lift heavy items (up to 50 lbs).    May be exposed to extreme temperatures when working outdoors in the summer and winter.


Prior experience working for a water supply corporation or water utility is preferred.


Offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of pre-employment screening tests; including (but not limited to) a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Failure to submit a completed application may cause employment ineligibility.

To apply for any of our current job opportunities, please complete the Application for Employment as found below and submit it to our Human Resources Department, located at 420 S. Doolittle Rd. in Edinburg, TX.  Applications can also be submitted via email to HRDept@nawsc.com.  

If you have any questions about any of our open positions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department at (956) 383-1618 or via email at HRDept@nawsc.com.  We look forward to visiting with you about the opportunities that await you here at North Alamo Water Supply Corporation!

NAWSC Application for Employment

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (NAWSC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NAWSC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  NAWSC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of NAWSC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.