Underground Utility Locator

Carnegie, PA posted on January 15

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Summary of Position: A utility locator determines where underground utilities (such as telephone, gas and power lines) should be placed and where existing utilities are located.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Reading maps and blueprints to determine where utilities are located, marking the location of existing utilities for future reference.
  • Utility locators may use electronic detection equipment in their work.
  • May regularly be exposed to heat, cold, rain and other elements of outdoor weather.
  • The utility locator may also have to perform physical activities such as using a shovel to unearth utilities as well.
  • At all times, these professionals must follow safety procedures and laws.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is needed for this position.
  • Experience in a similar position is required.
  • The ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, to bend and stoop, and to lift heavy items is essential; it is also sometimes necessary to enter manholes.
  • Since this job requires traveling to different locations, it is important to have a valid driver’s license as well.