Chatham - Damage Prevention Technician

G-Tel Engineering Inc. - Chatham-Kent, ON (27 days ago)

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At G-TEL Engineering, seeing is believing. We don’t just mitigate, we eliminate risk for telecommunication firms, gas companies, municipalities and electricity distributors, through first class utility damage prevention services. With our expertise in utility locates, pole testing, ground penetrating radar, leak and corrosion detection, we help reduce risk and improve safety.

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G-Tel Engineering is a proud member of OEC and a part of the OEC Energy Infrastructure Services Group, G-Tel is able to offer clients a broad range of services to help utility projects thrive from concept to completion. G-Tel’s people are at the centre of its brand. Every day we deliver on our brand promise to Cherish Customers, Deliver Flawlessly, and stay a Step Ahead. Our people look beyond the conventional and reach for the extraordinary to win outside the box.

Successful G-Tel employees:

  • are Customer-centric – they understand and embrace the role of delivering exemplary customer service
  • are Leaders – who lead by example through their actions and attitudes
  • are Innovators – they look for opportunities to Improve, do things differently, and add value for our customers and business
  • Commit to Excellence – in all that they do

G-TEL Engineering promotes a culture that is inclusive, diverse, innovative and performance driven, while striving for a work/life balance. Individuals who choose to be part of our organization are offered:

  • Comprehensive total compensation package
  • Employer paid benefits
  • Banked overtime options

_*Current Career Opportunities: _*

G-Tel Engineering Inc. is looking for Damage Prevention Technicians (Utility Locators)

Damage Prevention Technicians (DPT) locate the underground utilities in a prescribed area. Using company provided equipment, the DPT’s will identify the utilities, mark the area (with spray paint and flags) and create drawings using a computer.

Successful Damage Prevention Technician candidates will have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent safety & attendance records
  • Work independently with the ability to manage their workload and consistently meet deadlines
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and experience with a digital drawing tool
  • Ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment
  • Exhibit good customer services skills
  • Physically able to do the job which includes walking in and out of ditches, walking on uneven surfaces, lifting and loading equipment up to 9kg (20 lbs) in and out of the vehicle multiple times per day, carry/swing 20lbs of equipment while walking, work is all types of weather and manage stress due to deadlines and legal liability
  • Have a valid ‘G’ class Driver’s Licence centre and clean three (3) year Driver’s Abstract as this position includes a company vehicle for business purposes only
  • Have some knowledge of radio detection equipment
  • Education or employment background in civil engineering, construction, electrical, landscaping, surveying, GIS or CAD.
  • Be able to work weekends, on call and overtime (May-September as the workload dictates)

If you are looking for a long-term employment opportunity with a viable, diverse and growing company and have the prerequisite skills and qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration. Please indicate the city location of the position that you are applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for your interest in our company. Only those qualified will be contacted.

G-Tel Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, G-Tel Engineering Inc. will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.80 to $18.00 /hour


  • Construction, Farm, Utility Locating, Civil Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Required)


  • Chatham-Kent, ON (Preferred)


  • G Driver's Licence (Required)


  • English (Required)