Cardno SUE Technician ll/lll in Salt Lake City, Utah

Description Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking Experienced Utility Locators for our Utilities - North-West group, in the Salt Lake City, UT office. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individuals who like to work outdoors, work with minimal supervision and who are looking for career opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Uses geophysical equipment, including pipe and cable locators and ground penetrating radar, to designate and mark subsurface utilities

  • Sketches found utilities using Microstation, AutoCAD, or design plans

  • Performs pneumatic vacuum excavation, including pavement coring and pavement restoration

  • Comprehends and interprets utility and highway design plans, atlases and record drawings

  • Oversees and coordinates the effective maintenance and operation of vehicles, equipment, tools and supplies

  • Administers monthly tailgate safety meetings

  • Selects and implements proper maintenance of traffic signage

  • Supervises all crew activities as assigned

  • Performs “one-call”/”Blue Stakes” notifications and communicates and coordinates with utility company representatives

  • Represents and communicates on behalf of Cardno and crew when encountering third parties in the field

  • Coordinates survey activities in connection with field work

  • Trains other crew members

Requirements Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma Required

  • Associates/Bachelors Preferred

  • Highly skilled in geophysical prospecting for underground utilities including use of multi-frequency equipment and ground penetrating radar

  • Background check/ Drug Screen/ DOT physical/ safety training required

  • Preferred 2 year experience as a Tech II or 3+ years in the successful application of geophysical equipment in utility designating and locating for a Subsurface Utility Engineering firm

  • Ability to perform physical movements and tractions, commensurate with operating heavy tools and equipment

  • Outdoor work in all climates

  • Possible extensive travel by motor vehicle or airplane up to 2 weeks continuously and overtime as needed

  • May on occasion or regular basis supervise field associates in all daily crew activities as delegated by Project Manager

  • Military service with NCO training beneficial

  • Surveying experience beneficial

  • Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer


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Requisition Number: 16-0445

Title: SUE Technician ll/lll

Status: Regular FT

City: Salt Lake City

State: UT