Our Duluth,MN has an immediate opening for Locators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America. The Badger Hydrovac system is a non-destructive method of excavating using pressurized water and a vacuum system to quickly, safely and cleanly excavate around underground utilities and pipelines in the oil & gas, utility and municipal sectors.
The job requires typical construction type hours with some weeks being less than 40 hours and other weeks very busy requiring 50 plus hours. Travel for short term out of town work assignments and/or training is to be expected. Training will be provided for people with a desire to succeed.
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Please note: This role is not a camp position.
Conduct utility and sewer lateral locates as required
Conduct research or analyze data regarding excavation locations, construction prints and plans to determine actual lines of requested utilities
Operate various electronic devices including use of a receiver wand and transmitter designed to assist in the locating and verifying of underground utilities including gas, phone and fiber optic cables
Mark utility lines using spray paint or coloured flags
Prepares various reports and documentation verifying marked utilities
Collect GPS data on located utilities and related above ground features
Minimum high school education
3-5 years previous experience locating utilities
Previous experience with locating utilities (gas, phone, fiber optic cables and/or water)
Ability to distinguish colours for marked utilities
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to carry up to 30 lbs
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact with clients, colleagues and the public
Intermediate computer skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Valid driver's license with clean driver's abstract
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
Able to travel when required
Must be able to pass pre - employment drug and alcohol testing
About Badger Daylighting
Badger Daylighting is North America's leading provider of non-destructive Hydrovac excavation services. We are publicly traded company, listed on the TSX ('BAD'). Badger traditionally works for contractors, engineers, and facility owners in the oil and gas, power, municipal, transportation, industrial, and commercial construction industries. We have been designing and manufacturing our Hydrovac System for more than 20 years, continually improving the safety, efficiency, and productivity of the system. Today, our fleet of more than 1000 Hydrovac vacuum trucks provide excavation services to more than 100 US and Canadian locations.
Badger is a leader in the Hydrovac and environmental services industry because of our great people and their customer focus. Be part of a team with the opportunity to develop new ideas and find innovative ways to solve problems.
Thank you for your interest in this position. Badger Daylighting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Internal applicants are reminded to discuss their intention to apply with their supervisor before applying.