Utility Locator
Telecon Canada
4d ago


The Utility Locator position is a dynamic role that reports to the Operations Supervisor for Promark Telecon (a division of the Telecon Group) in following areas of Alberta - Edmonton Fringe, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, Slave Lake and Vegreville .

The Utility Locator will be responsible for conducting Locating services for residential and commercial customers within specific geographical areas, while maintaining our high-quality standards.

Promark-Telecon is looking for a self-starter with a passion for technology and is comfortable working independently and as part of a team, in a collaborative, goal-oriented atmosphere, for the 2020 season.

You have a reputation for being reliable, customer-focused and approach your daily work in an efficient and highly organized manner.


  • The Utility Locator is at all times responsible for ensuring the Health & Safety of themselves and customers.
  • Responsible for conducting locate requests / tickets as required in a timely manner
  • Conduct research or analyse data regarding excavation locations, construction prints & plans to determine actual lines of requested utilities
  • Operate various electromagnetic induction locating equipment including receiver wands and transmitters designed to assist in the locating and verifying of underground utilities, including gas, phone and fiber optic cables.
  • Create digital locate sketches through computer applications
  • Mark lines using coloured flags and / or paint that are specified for each utility
  • Consult with contractors, developers, builders, local authorities, and construction companies regarding locations of underground utilities
  • Responsible for conducting locates for emergencies, priorities and dig-ups within the specified time time-frame
  • Prepare various reports and documentation verifying marked utilities
  • Maintain company inventory and safe storage of equipment within Company vehicle
  • Complete all locates to Promark-Telecon standards and schedules
  • Other duties as required

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience in Utility Location or Construction industry considered an asset
  • Experience interpreting or reading location maps, sketches, prints or proficiency with CAD software an asset
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Must have a Valid Class 5 Drivers’ License, provide a Drivers’ Abstract
  • Drive to and within surrounding areas and partake in an On-Call rotation when needed

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent customer service skills; customer focused both internally and externally, ability to handle both favourable and unfavourable customer interactions
  • Strong attention to detail to produce high quality output in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well and maintain performance under pressure, with tight timelines & frequent demanding deadlines
  • Ability to identify problems & situations, take appropriate actions, implement solutions or escalate
  • Natural interest in technology and commit to continuous learning; ability to learn and apply learned skills and complete and pass all related exams
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision with strong organizational skills

    Must be able to perform the physical demands of the positions’ work tasks; movement and carrying of equipment and / or materials up to 20 lbs.

    Stand and walk for extended periods of time

    Work in all weather conditions

    Evening and weekends and out-of-town work if required


    Telecon Group is a team of seasoned, innovative Professionals who are passionate about their work, committed to delighting customers and for whom health and safety is a core value.

    Telecon provides turnkey solutions for engineering, building, maintaining and repairing telecommunication networks that are underground, aerial, indoors and wireless.

    Over 3,250 passionate employees working across Canada provide design, installation, construction, verification and maintenance services for cabled and wireless networks.

    Driven by a desire to be the industry leader, we are committed to offering turnkey solutions and targeted, dedicated, superior quality services, on time and on budget, to meet our customers’ needs and requirements.

    Telecon Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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