About Texas Excavation Safety System Inc.

Texas811 is a non-profit corporation funded by and providing underground utility line notification service to nearly 1500 member utilities and municipalities throughout the state. Prior to the formation of One-Call centers, anyone excavating had to make numerous calls to notify all applicable entities who might have lines buried in the vicinity of their dig project. To help solve that problem, organizational meetings were held in Dallas in 1982 and 1983 and Texas811 was incorporated in 1984. The Texas811 center handles incoming locate requests and outbound utility notifications in a professional, courteous, efficient, timely, and accurate manner, always maintaining a high degree of integrity among our customers, our members, the communities we serve, and ourselves.

The Texas811 center operates 24-hours a day, every day of the year, answering 2.5 million requests in 2014. Our organization is only as good as its people, the effort they put forth and how they interact and work together.

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What employees say

“The people I work with are amazing.”
“I feel like it makes a difference in the lives of people that don't even know what we are doing.”
“They are very understanding about personal issues.”
“The family-like atmosphere.”
“I have a great group of people that work around me. Texas811 provides the tools and information needed to carry out my tasks.”
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