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Utility Locator

Utility Locator

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Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Utility Locator to join our team in Durham, NC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Mark underground utilities on Amec Foster Wheeler projects
  • Operate vacuum excavation truck
  • Record collected field data in field books and or sketches
  • Aid in maintenance of all utility location equipment
  • Assist utility analyst with files and field calculations 

Project Related Responsibilities 

All facets of Utility Locating projects including:

  • Collection of utility records
  • Establish project limits
  • Collection of utility structures
  • Providing utility designation on Amec Foster Wheeler projects

Skills / Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years of utility locating experience
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Some computer skills
  • Technical competence
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Ability to work on several jobs simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain good client relations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


  • Familiarity with surveying

Physical Job Demands

  • Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates
  • Requires the use of hand held equipment
  • Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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