Utility Locate Technician Resume Samples

A Utility Locate Technician performs the crucial task of locating and marking utilities that are buried underground. While the job description varies based on the employer’s objective, the following are some common duties mentioned on the Utility Locate Technician Resume – taking responsibility for locating cable paths and pipelines that carry utilities beneath the surface, protecting underground utilities from getting damaged, protecting buried infrastructure mainly during dig projects or excavation, fulfilling locate requests, reading utility prints, and conducting damage investigations.

The future outlook in this career is bright for those depicting these skills – a thorough knowledge of various underground utilities, general maintenance and repair skills, the ability to read and understand blueprints, fluency in using hand tools; and a steady hand-eye coordination skill. Jobs in this field don’t typically need any formal education beyond a high school diploma.

 

Utility Locate Technician Resume example

Utility Locate Technician Resume

Summary : To be able to use every aspect of experiences that have attained in previous careers and incorporate them in a new environment that will continue to allow to grow professional knowledge and personal experiences.

Skills : First aid, Crane Operator, Man Basket, Fork Lift.

Description :

    1. Read and interpret utility maps/prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.
    2. Electric distribution and transmission, fiber optics, cable TV, telecommunications, street lighting, and other facilities.
    3. Assigned communication equipment to effectively communicate with excavators, utility reps, and company personnel, regarding underground facilities.
    4. Operate different electronic detection equipment, to locate and mark underground facilities within prescribed accuracy limits.
    5. Perform light excavation with a shovel, to expose buried utilities when necessary.
    6. Provide accurate documentation and or sketches related to all locates completed.
    7. Receive and respond to excavation notices during normal and after hours in accordance with established time requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Management


Utility Locate Technician I Resume

Objective : An outstanding, hardworking and resourceful electronics technician with experience performing preventive and corrective maintenance in the Navy looking to bring these skills.

Skills : Electronics Fundamentals, AC/DC Circuits.

Description :

    1. Reads and interprets utility maps/prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.
    2. Assigned communication equipment to effectively communicate with excavators, utility reps, and company personnel, regarding underground facilities.
    3. Operates different electronic detection equipment, to locate and mark under-ground facilities within prescribed accuracy limits.
    4. Performs light excavation with a shovel, to expose buried utilities when necessary.
    5. Provides accurate documentation and or sketches related to all locates completed.
    6. Receives and responds to excavation notices during normal and after hours.
    7. Direct connect and passive signals to locate underground utilities using a transmitter and receiver.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Network Security


Utility Locate Technician II Resume

Headline : To become a part of a team of people that are driven with high standards and accountability. Hope to become a leader of like-minded people who strive to accomplish their goals.

Skills : Technical Skills, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Locate utilities to protect both the companies infrastructure and the individuals that are digging around them.
    2. Located accurately to ensure contractors are able to get their work done on time.
    3. Helped the company through their busiest time of the year and also been flexible in the times that work.
    4. Part of the on call rotation and worked overtime when it has been asked.
    5. Contractors and homeowners and need to remain courteous at all times.
    6. Communication is also key in our every day duties to find out what exactly needs to be located and when.
    7. Time management has been a skill that has been able to develop more thanks to the independence that have with this job.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Utility Locate Technician/Analyst Resume

Headline : Dependable self-starter seeking a position where can make the most in manufacturing production. Proficient in blueprint interpretation.

Skills : Software Proficiency in Apple, Microsoft Works.

Description :

    1. Protected the assets of the Fortune Utilities and Telecommunications Companies.
    2. Scheduled daily workloads and made timely or planned decisions appropriate to the circumstances or situation.
    3. Demonstrated commitment to quality and damage prevention with one damage locates.
    4. Provided training and support to new employees with an emphasis on stellar customer service.
    5. Operated at an on-time performance level of better.  Being aware of others' reactions and understanding.
    6. Located multiple customer facilities at each construction, excavation, commercial and residential site, passing on cost efficiencies to the client.
    7. Zero motor vehicle incidents including moving and non-moving violations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Utility Locate Technician/Representative Resume

Summary : Acquire a steady, challenging position within a great company. One that will test and push to greatest potential, while also learning new and useful techniques to expand upon knowledge.

Skills : Computer System, Network Administration.

Description :

    1. Located multi-million dollar fiber optic multi conduit duct runs from high profile facilities on a regular basis.
    2. Responsible for locating dangerous leaks on natural gas lines.
    3. Located large natural gas transmission mains as well as distribution to service lines for Missouri gas energy.
    4. Located high-pressure sewage mains for city utilities such as the city of Kansas City and lees summit city municipalities.
    5. Located high voltage underground power lines as well as substations for numerous power companies.
    6. Located high volume water transmission mains. Private locating for sprinkler systems in residential yards.
    7. Accurately located high profile utilities to include Kansas Gas Transmission, and AT&T cross country toll fiber, with zero damages.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Electrician

Jr. Utility Locate Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry level position with a respected insurance agency where can utilize skills in information gathering and excellent communication skills.

Skills : Construction, Excel, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for securing needed supplies daily according to assigned work tickets received digitally.
    2. Accurate attention to time spent on each job. Underground utility damage prevention.
    3. Communicate with contractors and homeowners to verify dig area to accurately locate utilities.
    4. Located electric, cable, and gas lines with attention to detail to ensure no damages when digging.
    5. Followed Kansas Gas Service, Westar, Cox, AT&T, and Black Hills utility marking guidelines.
    6. Locate Verizon, Bright House and FPL buried wires with the use of inductance generation and amplification equipment.
    7. Responsible for locating, marking and documenting buried utilities to prevent damages during excavation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Utility Locate Technician/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Searching for new and exciting employment opportunities. Have performed numerous jobs and tasks, ranging from hands on work, customer servicing, as well as other duties.

Skills : Tool Proficiency, Microsoft Assistance, Utility Location.

Description :

    1. Responsible for locating various utilities from Cox, Windstream, AT&T, and Oklahoma Natural Gas.
    2. Contact contractors and discuss plans or prints, while attending to all detail mentioned in the said ticket.
    3. Mark all utility mains, service lines using identified paint & flags.
    4. Gas OQ Certification with OneGas Inc. Skills Used Ability to read and decipher various prints.
    5. Demonstrate excellent customer service skills. Locate utility lines such as gas, power, phone, water, and cable tv.
    6. OQ certified in locating natural gas Skills Used Time management.
    7. Maintaining a company truck Using context clues to find access points.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Network Administration

Asst. Utility Locate Technician Resume

Objective : To secure a position with a well established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in a good career field.

Skills : CDL class B, Forklift Operator, Gas and Electric.

Description :

    1. Locate underground utilities for companies such as att, Comcast, century link, Centerpoint, Verizon, etc.
    2. All tickets are dispatched from 811 in high volumes, work extremely well under pressure.
    3. Work in manholes using all safety gear and manhole set up equipment. Used RD 8000 locating transmitter and receiver to perform all locates.
    4. Work under little supervision and get the job done daily.
    5. Mentored trainees and give them the knowledge to succeed as a utility locator.
    6. Perform damage investigations on utilities that have been damaged by excavation, homeowners, accidents to utility poles, etc.
    7. Transmit/receiving devices to magnetically locate underground utilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Utility Locate Technician Resume

Objective : Searching for new and exciting employment opportunities. Have performed numerous jobs and tasks, ranging from hands on work, customer servicing, as well as other duties.

Skills : Drive a forklift, Stand up reach and an order picker.

Description :

    1. Located underground utilities according to customer and company policy.
    2. Maintained company vehicle according to company policy.
    3. Communicated with contractors to determine the scope of each ticket as needed.
    4. Able to get assigned area caught up after the only a week off in the field training.
    5. Multiple out of town trips to the Houston area to assist with the very large ticket volume.
    6. Assigned equipment to accurately and quickly locate underground utilities in the area.
    7. Drove a company vehicle and made sure it was maintained according to company policy.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Utility Locate Technician Resume

Summary : Hard working and performance-driven Retail Associate with proven success maintaining excellence in customer service and a proven record as a top sales producer.

Skills : Digital electronics Semi Conductor, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Locate and mark underground utilities using maps and prints provided by utility companies.
    2. Ensure that utilities are marked accurately and in a timely manner per dig safe guidelines.
    3. Notify contractors of delays due to weather and/or problem locates.
    4. Verify contractors are calling for dig requests and following dig safe laws and guidelines.
    5. Notify Utility companies if a contractor is digging without a valid dig safe ticket.
    6. Work with utility companies directly to resolve problems locates. Work after hours on an on-call schedule for emergency stakeouts.
    7. Locate and mark underground utilities for any sort of excavation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Technology

Utility Locate Technician Resume

Objective : To acquire a challenging but rewarding position in an environment where can best utilize skills and education to ensure quality output.

Skills : Inventory Management, Welding, Grinding.

Description :

    1. Information, and various pipe and electronic locating equipment. Use utility maps, as-built civil engineering drawings, G.I.S.
    2. The main focus on electrical location and gas location. Utilizes stakes, flags, and/or paint to mark the location of underground utilities.
    3. Prepare various reports, forms, and memos to document work completed, and problems encountered and/or resolved.
    4. Verify field information and notifies the designated City departments regarding updates and corrections.
    5. Maintains regular attendance and punctuality. Work varying schedules, overtime, and standby duty.
    6. Locate gas for residential, businesses, and all construction needs. Respond to on-call and all emergencies and dig ups.
    7. Respond to utility tickets in a timely fashion, And the knowledge of learning something new each day.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS