Are you looking to have your underground facilities located and marked before digging?
A FREE locate request for public facilities can be placed by using our online e-Locate application, OR by contacting the Notification Center directly at either 811, 248-370-6400, or 1-800-482-7171. A locate request must be placed at least 3 business days prior to, but no more than 14 days before conducting excavation on your project. For private locate requests please refer to our Related Links. Also, be sure to check the Positive Response of your ticket before digging, IT'S THE LAW!
REMINDER: the MISS DIG 811 System serves as a message handling notification service for underground facility owners. MISS DIG 811 takes information about your planned excavations and distributes that information to its members. It is then the responsibility of each facility owner to mark the approximate location of their underground facilities at the excavation site.
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If you would like to know why there are flags or paint on your property, please use our e-Nearby to see what work is being performed.
Our Auburn Hills, Flint and Gladstone, MI locations are looking for full-time and part-time Notification System Representatives. As a Notification System Representative (NSR) your job will entail receiving calls from homeowners and contractors who intend to excavate, completing specific data fields and entering the information into a computer, including mapping, for transmission to utility owners. As an NSR, following training and a minimum of one year of service, employee’s duties may expand beyond taking calls. A portion of the day may be spent working with Web Ticket, Member Services or the Front Office, depending on the employee’s skill sets and the needs of the company. Most NSRs will work with Web Tickets analyzing and documenting the quality of tickets entered online.
Benefits offered include Medical, Dental and Vision, Life Insurance, and short and long-term disability after 90 days. A 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan is established after one year of service.
Requirements for the position are good attendance, ability to multi-task, typing speed of at least 40 WPM, and strong communication skills. Pre-employment testing and drug screening will be administered during the interview process. Starting wage is $12.32 per/hr and various shifts available. MISS DIG 811 is a 24-hour 365-day operation, as such employees share in the responsibility of covering the weekend and holiday shifts.
- Must be able to proofread efficiently and accurately with good spelling skills
- Must have proficient map skills, matching locations on an electronic map with a written description
- Must be able to analyze, retain information, and exhibit good judgment while adhering to company policies and procedures
- Must be able to retain, manage and organize information for easy retrieval
- Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions in an accurate, professional, and courteous manner
- Must be able to handle conflict responsibly
- Must be able and willing to improve knowledge, communication skills, and production
- Must be able to work independently
- Must be dependable
Hours of Operation
The MISS DIG 811 Notification Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 811, 248-370-6400, or 1-800-482-7171 to process emergency and non-emergency location requests. An EMERGENCY is defined as any work that requires locating and staking in less than 3 working days because of lack of facilities, or possible hazard to health, life, or property.
Auburn Hills Location
The MISS DIG 811 Administration Office is closed for the following holidays:
- New Year's Eve
- New Year's Day*
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July*
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day*