Utility Locator

Mackay, Mackay & Peters Limited - Niagara Falls, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience locating public / private utilities. Locating services will be required for residential and commercial clients within the GTA and surrounding areas. Some clients request work within Canada, so the ideal candidate must be willing to travel as needed. (Vehicle, Per Diem and accommodations will be provided by the company). This position has potential for rapid growth for the right candidate – as we expand, new positions will become available.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start time: As soon as possible


  • Conduct public / private utility locates as required
  • Analyze and interpret data regarding excavation locations, construction as-builts, site plans and available records in order to troubleshoot and determine location of underground utilities
  • Operation of RadioDetection technology including receiver and transmitter
  • Prepare reports and documentation of marked utilities
  • The use of various electronic equipment
  • Ability to work independently while responding to work requests delegated by the Supervisor


  • Minimum high school education
  • Previous experience locating underground utilities
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with clients, colleagues and the public in a professional manner
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Ability to travel is required as projects may be located within Canada
  • DPT certification will be considered an asset
  • Management / supervisory experience will be considered an asset

Physical Demands:

Must be able to perform the physical demands of the position’s work tasks. This includes: movement of equipment and/or materials; ability to carry equipment (transmitter and receiver); attention to detail; ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.

Required license or certification:

  • G Class Driver's Licence

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume in confidence to Chris Pacheco. (cpacheco@mmplimited. com)

Job Type: Full-time