Telecon Inc., Canada’s largest telecommunications network infrastructure services provider is seeking energetic, career-minded individuals looking to take on the position of Utility Locator. This unique and exciting opportunity allows you the benefits of working outside and independently while building a long-term career. The company will provide full in-class and on-site training to ensure you have all the necessary skills required to excel in this position.
**This position starts on Monday, April 26, 2021. This position will be responsible for coverage in and around the Ottawa area.**
With this position you will receive: a comprehensive benefits and pension plan,
a company provided laptop and cell phone and opportunities for career growth!
The Utility Locator plays an integral role in marking underground utilities and meeting our high-quality standards. He/she will conduct locating services for residential and commercial customers within a specified geographical area.
Conduct utility locates as required
Conduct research or analyze data regarding excavation locations, construction prints and plans to determine actual lines of requested utilities
Operate various electronic devices including use of a receiver and transmitter designed to assist in the locating and verifying of underground utilities including gas, phone and fiber optic cables
Mark utility lines using spray paint or coloured flags
Prepares various reports and documentation verifying marked utilities using different software on a laptop
Complete locates to Promark-Telecon standards and schedules as required
Valid G class driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract
Ability to work outdoors and independently
Previous experience locating utilities an asset
Previous construction/landscaping/surveying experience an asset
Previous experience reading blueprints an asset
Confined Space Entry training an asset
High school education an asset
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent problem-solving skills and customer service skills with the ability to interact with clients, colleagues and the public
Intermediate computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Ability to distinguish colours for marked utilities
Travel is required as projects will be located throughout geographic region (Company vehicle and gas card will be provided). This is a unionized position.
Must be able to perform the physical demands of the position’s work tasks. This includes but not limited to, movement of equipment and/or materials; ability to carry equipment (transmitter and receiver) up to 8 lbs. each and the ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.
ABOUT TELECON GROUP
Founded in 1967, Telecon is Canada’s leading telecommunication network infrastructure services provider. The company leverages its national presence, thousands of skilled professionals, client relationships and more than 50-year history to offer industry-leading design, locate, infrastructure and connectivity solutions to telecommunication companies and corporate clients nationwide. Depending on the region and the type of work to be performed, Telecon operates under one of the following brands: Telecon, Telecon Design, AGIR Consultants, Promark-Telecon, Expercom, Chemco-Telecon Infrastructure, Telecon Entreprises, Marcomm, Plexus, Unified Systems Group, SC360, Questzones and TRJ Telecom. For more information on Telecon, visit www.telecon.com/
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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.
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