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Utility Services Analyst

Utility Services Analyst

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Geotechnical
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Utility Services Analyst to join our team in Columbia, SC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Project Management on Utility Services projects
    • SUE, Utility location and surveying
  • Work with the geomatics services manager and project managers to achieve department goals
  • Continued training of field crew personnel
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on Utility Services deliverables
  • Work on several jobs simultaneously
  • Maintain good relations with Utility Companies
  • Maintain good client relations

Project Related Responsibilities:

  • All facets of Utility Services projects including:
    • Daily designation of all sub surface utilities, utilizing geophysical, and magnetic equipment
    • Daily use of ground penetrating radar (GPR) to detect slab voids, steel reinforcement, structural evaluations, utilities and non-metallic /metallic objects
    • Daily operation of vacuum excavation truck
    • Daily contact with utility companies to coordinate design conflict resolution plans
    • Preparation of cost and time estimates for Utility Services proposals
    • Daily coordination with various utility engineers for collection of records research
    • Site inspection
  • Monitor technical and quality control standards

Skills / Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of utility experience
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills and technical competence
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Wood
  • 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

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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