Guided by Our Values

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USIC is the leading provider of underground public utility locating (811) services, with operations across 48 states. Our team of more than 10,000 technicians is dedicated to protecting the underground infrastructure of the more than 1,400 utilities and municipalities we serve nationwide.

In addition to our core business, USIC affiliates, Blood Hound, Reconn Utility Services, and On Target Utility Services, provide a range of highly specialized services and advanced utility solutions for protecting, maintaining, and managing infrastructure and assuring regulatory compliance.

Core Values Guiding Us

At USIC, safety and quality are core values. Our Safe-Life culture equips and empowers our employees to protect themselves, their team members, and their communities above all else. Our comprehensive quality control is key to ensuring the accuracy of locates, which is critical to preventing damage to underground utilities, preventing service disruptions, and keeping excavators and the public safe.

Invested in USIC

USIC is owned by leading private equity firms Partners Group and Kohlberg & Company, each holding a 50 percent co-lead interest. With their support and resources, USIC continues to make significant investments in our operations to deliver greater value for our customers and employees.

We are a team, 14,000 strong, committed to: 

  • Supporting our communities and the charitable organizations that serve them 
  • Honoring and supporting America’s military veterans  
  • Being good environmental stewards committed to sustainability in all aspects of our operations
  • Continuously striving for diversity within our workforce and our supplier partnerships and committed to a culture of inclusion     
We protect the underground infrastructure that unites America, so what’s below the surface stays up and running, and what’s above it keeps growing, keeps moving forward.