SUE Technician I - Fort Worth & Round Rock, Texas

Summary

Interested Candidates should send a resume that includes work history, skills, and education to careers@rios-group.com

Job Summary

A SUE Technician I will work as a field crew member, performing vacuum excavation of underground utilities. This position reports to the area's field manger. This position is an hourly, non-exempt from overtime position and may require working more than 40 hours per week. This is a labor-intensive position requiring strenuous physical exertion.

Additional Details

Essential Job Functions

  • Safely operate vacuum excavation equipment, mounted to a large truck or trailer, to uncover underground utilities;
  • Safely operate tools and equipment such as a jackhammer, pogo-tamper, concrete saw, compressor blower, vacuum hose, air lance and hand tools. This list is not all inclusive;
  • Accurately and legibly complete required paperwork, including record keeping;
  • Perform simple mathematics for purposes of record keeping;
  • Set up maintenance of traffic as instructed;
  • Take basic field measurements, as instructed;
  • Perform geophysical prospecting as instructed;
  • Maintain vehicles, equipment, and worksites in a safe and clean condition;
  • Travel throughout the state of Texas, working and staying overnight as needed at project locations, with the possibility of being out of town for up to two-weeks at a time;
  • Safely operate/drive a company vehicle, with or without a trailer hooked-up;
  • Maintain company vehicles and track all related purchases and services related to vehicles;
  • Communicate clearly and work cooperatively with coworkers in the field, Project Managers, and Leadership via telephone, text and email;
  • Report to work on-time.

Qualifications

  • Must have a clean driving record, and a valid Texas driver’s license
  • Must pass pre-employment drug & alcohol screenings, and random screenings thereafter
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to safely life up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to safely stand for up to 10 hours
  • Must be able to safely work outdoors, regardless of temperature (hot or cold)
  • Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Safe Harbor 401k, with Company Match
  • Company Paid Medical Health Insurance for Employee
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid $20,000 Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Aflac Accident
  • Company Subsidized Dental Insurance
  • Company Subsidized Vision Insurance

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The Rios Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, nation origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability.

SUE Technician IV – Lead Designator - Fort Worth, Texas

Summary

Interested Candidates should email a resume, which includes work history, skills, and education to careers@rios-group.com

Job Summary

A SUE Technician IV, Lead Utility Designator will work as a lead field crew member, employing various types of geophysical equipment to identify and mark underground utilities, and document findings through field sketches. The SUE Technician IV, Lead Utility Designator will also provide daily field crew supervision as assigned. This position is an hourly, non-exempt from overtime position, and may require working more than 40 hours per week.

Additional Details

Essential Job Functions

  • Able to read and understand utility records and as-builts
  • Able to designate (MARK IN THE FIELD) various utilities (including electric, telephone, water, fiber, gas, sanitary sewer & storm drain) utilizing locating equipment and protocol
  • Able to produce high quality sketches of utilities and job site, using DesignCAD software
  • Able to work in Excel and Google Earth
  • Ability to coordinate with utility owner representatives in the field environment
  • Thorough understanding project budgets and scope, and ability to adhere to schedules
  • Thorough understanding of traffic control procedures
  • Thorough understanding of confined space safety protocol and procedures
  • Able to work throughout the state of Texas, staying overnight as needed at project locations, with the possibility of being out of town for up to two-weeks at a time.
  • Able to drive a company vehicle utilizing your Class A Texas Driver’s License.
  • Able to maintain company issued vehicle, and track/keep up with all related purchases and services related to vehicle.
  • Able to communicate clearly with coworkers in the field, Project Managers, and Leadership via telephone, text and email.
  • Able to report to work on-time

 

Additional Job Duties

  • May on occasion or regular basis supervise SUE Tech I, II, and/or III associates in all daily crew activities
  • May use Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) equipment
  • Familiarity with Vacuum Excavation equipment and procedures.  Ability to layout test hole locations and lead vac truck crew

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Subsurface Utility Engineering technician or 5 years in the successful application of geophysical equipment in utility locating such as for a contract utility locating firm or a major utility company.
  • Must have a clean driving record, and a valad Texas driver's license
  • Must pass pre-employment drug & alcohol screenings, and random screenings thereafter
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to safely lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to safely stand for up to 10 hours
  • Must be able to safely work outdoors, regardless of temperature (hot or cold)
  • Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Safe Harbor 401k, with Company Match
  • Company Paid Medical Health Insurance for Employee
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid $20,000 Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Aflac Accident
  • Company Subsidized Dental Insurance
  • Company Subsidized Vision Insurance

_____________________________________________________________________________________

The Rios Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, nation origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability.

Project Manager - Professional Engineer - Universal City, Texas

Summary

The Project Manager/Professional Engineer (PM/PE) manages all aspects of his/her assigned public and private civil SUE projects, including field work, deliverables and client communication, under the direction of the Sr. Project Manager/PE or the Area Manager, dependent on office location. The PM/PE has a thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures to provide Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services. The PM/PE operates under a certain degree of autonomy using the staff and resources allocated to them to provide top quality service to the client while meeting profitability goals. The PM/PE position is a salaried, exempt from overtime position, and may require working more than 40 hours per week.

Additional Details

Essential Job Functions

  • Able to apply ASCE standard Civil Engineering practices to assigned SUE projects.
  • Able to perform project assignments within the scope of work and guidelines defined, within the time and schedule allocations provided. These assignments will include, but are not limited to:
    • Preparing client proposals and estimates
    • Coordinating permits as needed for project execution
    • Contacting local, state and federal agencies and client personnel to request and check data, reports, and other material, as needed
    • Reviewing and processing field data on assigned projects, recognizing discrepancies in results.
    • Preparing engineering documents using AutoCAD and/or Microstation software platforms, and assembling project deliverable packages
    • Reviewing invoices and preparing/reviewing progress reports to client
  • Able to QA/QC deliverables of peer PM’s
  • Able to communicate clearly with other company personnel, including other Project Managers, Field Staff, Administration, and Leadership via telephone, text and email.
  • Able to communicate clearly with client personnel and subconsultants via telephone, text and email
  • Able to represent the firm at client meetings in a professional manner
  • Able to report to work on-time

Additional Job Duties (If Applicable)

  • Actively participates in at least one professional organization.

Qualifications

  • Education (Minimum) - B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
  • Certification – A Professional Engineer (PE), Civil, in Texas is preferred; an E.I.T. with some previous post-graduation engineering work experience will be considered.
  • Previous Engineering experience in SUE highly preferred, Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in related Civil Engineering field required
  • Previous experience in Utility Coordination a plus, but not required
  • Mastery of MS Office products, i.e.:  MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
  • Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is a plus
  • Proficient technical writing skills
  • Must pass pre-employment drug & alcohol screenings
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Sit for up to 8 hours
  • May be required to go out to job site, walking long distances
  • Able to tolerate stress during peak work hours

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Safe Harbor 401k, with Company Match
  • 100% Company Paid Medical Health Insurance for Employee
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • 100% Company Paid $20,000 Life Insurance
  • 100% Company Paid Aflac Accident
  • Low Cost Dental Insurance
  • Low Cost Vision Insurance
  • Low Cost Voluntary Additional Life Insurance

_____________________________________________________________________________________

The Rios Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, nation origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability.

Project Manager - Professional Engineer - Dallas, Texas

Summary

The Project Manager/Professional Engineer (PM/PE) manages all aspects of his/her assigned public and private civil SUE projects, including field work, deliverables and client communication, under the direction of the Sr. Project Manager/PE or the Area Manager, dependent on office location. The PM/PE has a thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures to provide Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services. The PM/PE operates under a certain degree of autonomy using the staff and resources allocated to them to provide top quality service to the client while meeting profitability goals. The PM/PE position is a salaried, exempt from overtime position, and may require working more than 40 hours per week.

Additional Details

Essential Job Functions

  • Able to apply ASCE standard Civil Engineering practices to assigned SUE projects.
  • Able to perform project assignments within the scope of work and guidelines defined, within the time and schedule allocations provided. These assignments will include, but are not limited to:
    • Preparing client proposals and estimates
    • Coordinating permits as needed for project execution
    • Contacting local, state and federal agencies and client personnel to request and check data, reports, and other material, as needed
    • Reviewing and processing field data on assigned projects, recognizing discrepancies in results.
    • Preparing engineering documents using AutoCAD and/or Microstation software platforms, and assembling project deliverable packages
    • Reviewing invoices and preparing/reviewing progress reports to client
  • Able to QA/QC deliverables of peer PM’s
  • Able to communicate clearly with other company personnel, including other Project Managers, Field Staff, Administration, and Leadership via telephone, text and email.
  • Able to communicate clearly with client personnel and subconsultants via telephone, text and email
  • Able to represent the firm at client meetings in a professional manner
  • Able to report to work on-time

Additional Job Duties (If Applicable)

  • Actively participates in at least one professional organization.

Qualifications

  • Education (Minimum) - B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
  • Certification – A Professional Engineer (PE), Civil, in Texas is preferred; an E.I.T. with some previous post-graduation engineering work experience will be considered.
  • Previous Engineering experience in SUE highly preferred, Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in related Civil Engineering field required
  • Previous experience in Utility Coordination a plus, but not required
  • Mastery of MS Office products, i.e.:  MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
  • Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is a plus
  • Proficient technical writing skills
  • Must pass pre-employment drug & alcohol screenings
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Sit for up to 8 hours
  • May be required to go out to job site, walking long distances
  • Able to tolerate stress during peak work hours

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Safe Harbor 401k, with Company Match
  • 100% Company Paid Medical Health Insurance for Employee
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • 100% Company Paid $20,000 Life Insurance
  • 100% Company Paid Aflac Accident
  • Low Cost Dental Insurance
  • Low Cost Vision Insurance
  • Low Cost Voluntary Additional Life Insurance

_____________________________________________________________________________________

The Rios Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, nation origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability.