Great opportunity to join a strong team, develop valuable skills, growth potential, good benefits
Forestville, MD  / Chantilly, VA 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Utility Locating Technician works closely with the Utility Locating Operator and crew determining the location of buried utilities. This is a great opportunity to learn a new skill, become proficient in utility locating and the operation of vacuum excavation equipment.

We are looking for hard working individuals who are team oriented and goal focused. We are creative problem solvers who enjoy supporting our clients, helping them meet project objectives safely and efficiently.

Our team proudly contributes to the successful completion of several high profile projects in the Washington Metro area. We have been awarded for our outstanding safe work practices and recognized for excellence in our industry. We are dedicated to delivering an exceptional service to our clients. Only serious individuals with a strong attention to detail should apply.


As a Utility Locator Technician, you will determine the presence of underground utilities using electromagnetic locating equipment on various sites in the Washington Metro area.

  • Read and interpret utility maps/prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.
  • Operate different electronic detection equipment to locate and mark underground facilities within prescribed accuracy limits.
  • Provide accurate documentation and or sketches related to work performed using Insight developed app on the company-issued mobile device.
  • Perform work in all weather conditions, during normal and after hours.
  • May perform vacuum excavation using state-of-the-art soft dig technology.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Benefits include:- Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401k with employer contribution, training, paid time off and paid holidays, the opportunity for advancement. Compensation commensurate with experience.


Regular use of hands and fingers to operate specialized equipment and tools; reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally; bending at the waist; standing and or walking for extended periods of time; hearing and speaking to exchange information; carrying 3-5 lb. electronic locating equipment for extended periods of time; lifting objects up to 50 pounds or lifting in excess of 50 lbs.

Let us know if we may answer any questions on 703.378.9008, our Human Resources Department is ready to speak with you and schedule a phone screen immediately.

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer

*All employees must pass a background screen and drug screen.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour  compensation commensurate with experience


Job Summary
Start Date
June 2020
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
7 am - 3 pm
Salary and Benefits
$15-$18 hour
Full benefits; holidays, paid time off, health, dental, life, company contributing 401k, room for advancement
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 6 years
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