Utility Locator

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
US Kennesaw Georgia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Utility Locator to join our team in Kennesaw, GA.


Key Responsibilities

  • Mark underground utilities on Wood 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 Wood projects

Skills / Qualifications


  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Some Computer skills
  • Technical competence.
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Wood.
  • 2 years of utility locating experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to travel


  • Prefer 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
  • Working on several jobs simultaneously
  • Maintain good client relations

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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