Locate Technician Resume Samples

A Locate Technician is responsible for pinpointing the paths of the cable, pipes, and other conduits that carry utilities underground. Typical work activities seen on the Locate Technician Resume include the following – protecting underground utilities from damage during projects involving excavation, identifying utility pathways, using electronic sensors to pinpoint the precise location of the underground utilities, placing thin metal rods to mark its path; identifying each specific type of utility; leaving spray-painted marks on sidewalks and streets to indicate presence or wire underground; and maintaining the quality of cables.

Personal qualities desired for this role include attention to detail; the ability to work on their own, a passion for accuracy; the ability to distinguish and recognize the color of cables, the ability to work under inclement weather conditions, and physical abilities. Generally speaking, a college degree is not mandatory for this post, however, some employers necessitate a relevant diploma.

 

Locate Technician Resume example

Locate Technician Resume

Objective : Dependable self-starter experienced in Locate Technician, assembly, quality assurance who is able to read prints with ease and works quickly and efficiently. To ensure that clients and contractors can operate in complete safety, with full knowledge of the location of any underground utility lines they may encounter.

Skills : Knowledge of G.I.S., G.P.S., Equipment, Expertise in Utility Locating Practices and Procedures.

Description :

  • Read excavation tickets defining the work area.
  • Read utility prints to determine approximate location.
  • Gained access and connected to access points.
  • Produced an acceptable signal on the utility with locating equipment.
  • Notified appropriate personnel with any discrepancies or problems.
  • Self Supervised technician in charge of locating underground utilities for companies and homeowners.
  • Responded to emergency calls in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Locate Technician Resume

Objective : As a Locate Technician, responsible for locating and marking buried water and sewer lines prior to construction activities performed by contractors and other utilities. Also flushes water lines as needed for system maintenance.

Skills : Customer Service, Delivery Route Experience, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Specialized in the fiber optic telecommunication industry, well experienced in using radar detection equipment.
  • Monitored the fiber network for damages and provided updates of current status.
  • Worked periodic weekend on-call rotation.
  • Used a laptop or other devices to receive, document, and closeout excavation notices, both during normal and after hours.
  • Read and interpreted utility maps/ prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.
  • Used assigned communication equipment to effectively communicate with excavators, utility reps, and company personnel regarding underground facilities.
  • Performed light excavation to expose buried utilities when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Locate Technician Resume

Headline : Seeking a Locate Technician with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : MS Office, Necessary Paperwork, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Maintained equipment/vehicle to company standards as well as the equipment personally purchased for the expeditious completion of tickets.
  • Trained and Coached several individuals as well as assisted in the creation of a new training system.
  • Performed regular On-Call rotations, as well as multiple emergency tickets requiring large scale crews to operate at irregular hours for extended periods.
  • Provided accurate documentation related to all locates completed.
  • Received and responded to excavation notices during normal and after hours in accordance with established time requirements.
  • Operated company vehicles in a safe manner and maintained a professional appearance.
  • Daily contacted utility managers, crews, homeowners, and contractors discussing locate issues, using computer programs such as dls and Volo view maps.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Education

Locate Technician Resume

Headline : Seeking a challenging Locate Technician position of service in a professional environment with the possibility of advancement. Willing to explore a variety of jobs that would further my skills.

Skills : Positive Communication Skills, Time Management Skills.

Description :

  • Maintained a safe work environment. Maintained an on-call schedule.
  • Ensured safety for the public.
  • Reported false/incomplete markings to a higher authority.
  • Performed work in all weather conditions, during normal and after hours.
  • Successfully completed the company's training program & passed applicable written and field tests.
  • Developed a general knowledge of state and local damage prevention regulations.
  • Learned and applied safety measures relating to motor vehicle operation and other field related matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Technician

Locate Technician Resume

Objective : Motivated and highly productive Locate Technician professional with a research background. To perform technical duties in the location of underground utilities.

Skills : Time Management, Knowledge of Materials and Equipments.

Description :

  • Located underground utilities for cable companies in rural and city boundaries.
  • Finished every job at each ticket according to the scope of the ticket.
  • Worked alongside an experienced SUE Tech in the field performing both designating and test hole tasks.
  • Performed a variety of skilled and semiskilled activities to facilitate safe excavation.
  • Performed checks and wraps gas line inspections and gas pipeline repairs as necessary in association with contractor gas line repair activities.
  • Performed assignments in hazardous traffic environments and are required to use appropriate safety equipment and procedures.
  • Utilized site plans, area maps, blueprints, and electronic equipment to locate underground electrical cables and/or other underground utilities as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Locate Technician Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my professional skills and knowledge to be effective in Locate Technician and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Customer Service, Heavy Lifting.

Description :

  • Searched for underground utilities and accurately marking the location.
  • Completed all necessary paperwork.
  • Maintained daily contact with utility managers, crews, homeowners & contractors, discussed locate issues.
  • Received daily jobs via computer/device.
  • Prioritized your daily work by going through all locate requests to determine the route.
  • Read and understood utility-provided maps to assist in the identification of underground utilities.
  • Ensured that clients and contractors suffer no damages or injuries due to mislocated utilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Locate Technician Resume

Objective : Highly motivated results-driven, a team-oriented leader looking to grow with an accredited company. Two years of Locate Technician experience, and over four years of supervisory experience supporting a variety of interrelated trades.

Skills : Customer Service, Computer Skills, Communications Skills.

Description :

  • Located underground utilities for various customers.
  • Interacted with customers to ensure the job is done accurately.
  • Documented all conversations with customers and contractors, and provide specific names, dates, times, and places.
  • Correctly entered billing data for each customer for each locate performed.
  • Located and protected high profile utilities.
  • Provided a safe working environment for customers who are preparing to dig.
  • Read maps and utility prints to give the local areas of utilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate In Technician

Locate Technician Resume

Objective : An enthusiastic and committed individual looking for a Locate Technician position providing contribution in technical, operational, or compliance areas in a corporate or public sector using strong communication and organizational skills.

Skills : Customer Service, Quick Learner.

Description :

  • Performed manual and semi-skilled laboring tasks related to construction, repair, and maintenance.
  • Located utilities on the job or digs out utilities by hand with guidance.
  • Performed simple measurements; interpret gauge and meter readings.
  • Received parts and materials from warehouse personnel.
  • Transported materials, tools, and equipment to and from job sites; setups and removes warning signs and traffic control devices with guidance.
  • Assisted with cleaning and upkeep of vehicles and maintained checklist; cleans work area.
  • Operated company vehicle in a safe and law-abiding manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Locate Technician Resume

Objective : Locate Technician with 2+ years of experience in working under the direction of their company supervisor, and performing work that involves visual inspection of predefined construction areas and reading and interpretation of utility maps to determine the presence of underground utilities.

Skills : Operating Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Transported location equipment and supplies to assigned sites; cleaned and maintained location equipment.
  • Ensured proper maintenance and security of company vehicles and locating equipment.
  • Thoroughly reviewed tickets prior to and following all utility locate.
  • Maintained accurate records of all work completed, including site drawings or photographs.
  • Recorded survey measurements and descriptive data, used notes, drawings, sketches & inked tracings.
  • Collected information needed to carry out new surveys, using source maps, previous survey data, photographs, computer records, and other relevant information.
  • Provided information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Computer Networking

Locate Technician Resume

Headline : As a Locate Technician to work on project sites to locate underground utilities through non-destructive methods. Capable of making field decisions without direct supervision and Knowledge of different types of utility locating equipment and methodologies.

Skills : Time management, Excellent Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Compiled information necessary to stake projects for construction, using engineering plans.
  • Conducted surveys to ascertain the locations of natural features and human-made structures on the Earth's surface, underground, using electronic distance-measuring equipment and other surveying instruments.
  • Cleaned, maintained, calibrated, or repaired measuring instruments or test equipment.
  • Recommended necessary corrective actions, based on inspection results.
  • Searched for section corners, property irons, and survey points.
  • Responded to emergency work orders in my area, and respond to emergencies when on call covering the South Shore of Mass.
  • Demonstrated company safety by proper safety setup while the vehicle is parked, accessing a manhole, handhole, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Computer Networking