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  1. Contractors + Locates = Frustration

    by , February 11th, 2014 at 02:31 PM
    Before I start, please note that this is not 'all' contractors, but a rant about ones that abuse the system...

    I'm getting pretty tired of the locate 'requests' that are to locate the entire block (I'll explain...)

    First off, locators are in existence to prevent damages, injuries, and help identify locations of buried facilities. Locators are not here to walk around staring at a machine aimlessly spraying paint around just to pass time. When a contractor tells me they ...
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  2. Almost a year....

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    Mke
    , February 6th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
    It's been almost a year with the new guy. I honestly don't know if I can't teach or he can't learn.

    If I can't teach, I'll take that as my failure. However I think that Locating is one of those professions that you learn as you go. As long as you can use all of your faculties you should be able to pick up locating and do rather well. It's not like we have to have a PHd in science to perform this job.

    I think i'm getting disheartened at the constant reiteration ...
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  3. usic losing contracts

    by , February 3rd, 2014 at 06:23 PM
    is it true usic is having problems with their major contracts due to the changes effective april 1st
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  4. Are you SOL?

    by , February 2nd, 2014 at 07:47 AM
    Synergy One Locating or Just S*** out of luck.
    New to cablevine (IN) I don't think W2"s will be out in time.
    Also wanted to put out check your SOL hotmail. Recently got mail from someone WI.
    Not only did we not get our overtime pay people in WI and IL did not. They have also tried to find out about W2'S. Heard there are guys in New York that Won a case against SOL for not paying overtime.
    Looking for these guys and the name of the Attorney.
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  5. COST OF LIABILITY INSURANCE IN Colorado?

    by , December 25th, 2013 at 11:54 AM
    I am looking to start my own business locating private lines for businesses and people any clue on the cost for liability insurance?
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