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Locate Technician, Fiber

Okeechobee, Florida
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Stake Center Locating is recruiting experienced Locate Technicians to complete our team in this market. If you re looking for a great opportunity with a growing company, now is the time to apply!

We offer Paid Training!!!


Position will have responsibility for using mechanical/technical equipment to accurately locate underground facilities, but not limited to, telephone lines, electrical power lines, cable television lines, gas lines, fiber optic lines, water lines, and sewer lines.

The Locate Technician position requirements include the ability for an individual to drive local roads, work outdoors and to operator independently. Instructor led training is required to receive locator certification.


The Locator will be responsible for performing the following duties:

Ability to use company provided locate equipment and technology to accurately locate underground utilities.
Ability to read maps and blueprints.
Determine efficient route to each locate rural and urban areas.
Ability to work in all types of terrain.
Use laptop computer to receive, document and email.
Ability to work alone and unsupervised.
Ability to communicate / interact daily with managers, crews, and homeowners to discuss locate issues.
Remove and replace manhole lids.
Attend and pass instructor lead training to obtain locator certification.
Interpret job order tickets.
Perform other work related duties as assigned.


Must be at least eighteen years of age.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Clean background check for access to restricted and/or controlled areas.
Valid driver license with acceptable driving record.
Ability to pass random drug screens and to remain drug free.
NULCA certification. (National Utility Locating Contractors Association).
OQ certification for gas locators. (Operator Qualification).
Specialized skills training/certification may be required.
Dependable and trustworthy
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to look beyond the standard solutions


Successfully complete company provided Locate Technician training program and pass all required testing
Requires the availability for call out, including some mandatory overtime.
May require weekend and holiday work when necessary.
Comprehensive understanding of underground utility construction and placement required.
May need to lift up to 75 pounds to remove manhole lids
Some travel maybe required including overnight stays and out of town assignments and or training.
Must be able to operate a computer to document and close tickets
Requires up to 5 miles a day walking at least 2 to 3 times a week
Must be able to work alone and independently
Ability to walk all types of terrain (grass, ditches, wooded areas, gravel, etc.) in and around construction zones and residential, commercial, industrial and rural areas in all types of weather conditions (rain, snow, cold, heat, etc.)
Employees are required to always wear safety boots while performing field operations
Safety protective footwear must conform to OSHA/ANSI Z -41-1991 Standard.


Ability to lift up to 75 pounds in a physical environment
Ability to stand and walk for periods of time up and exceeding 60 minutes
Regular exposure to factors such as temperatures extremes and variety of terrains
Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
Dependable and trustworthy
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
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  • Job Reference: 701039922-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: stake center locating inc.
  • Location: Okeechobee, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent