At DGT, we’re always looking for the right people to join our growing team to take on an array of challenging projects in a demanding, fast-paced industry and region. Throughout the firm and predecessor companies’ 140-year-history, DGT Associates has been the go-to, trusted partner for transportation hubs, ballparks, hospitals, academic institutions and historic homes — many of Greater Boston’s most iconic landmarks. Our values come from our commitment to our community, clients, our industry and team. We’re a technology-forward firm, rooted in the fundamentals of our profession.
DGT Associates, New England’s premier surveying and civil engineering firm, is seeking a Utility Locator Technician to join our Boston, Massachusetts office.
We’re seeking geospatial professionals to join our team for subsurface utility mapping work using geophysical instruments such as electromagnetic and Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) to map and locate and document existing site conditions above and below the surface.
Ideal candidates would have experience with electromagnetic interference (EMI) and ground-penetrating radar (GPR) technology and field experience with field survey and data collection, GIS and or geophysics background. Candidates should be able to open manholes, work in all weather conditions, and travel when needed at times. Familiarity with additional geophysical equipment is preferred.
Read and understand survey plans and utility records
Use electromagnetic locating equipment, GPR equipment to designate utility lines
Perform and understand directions and follow company procedures and standards for all phase of field work to execute utility surveys with other field and survey staff
Use survey equipment and data collectors to locate existing structures and locate marked lines
Prepare field sketches and photo documentation of utilities, manholes, handholes and other items
Must be able to maintain and care for company assigned vehicle and equipment
Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to work in and around the Boston area
Some travel when necessary to other work areas
Requirements for this position include:
3-5 years of field and office experience
Positive, solutions-oriented attitude
Must be OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 certified or have the ability to be certified
Must have a valid driver’s license with good driving record
Associate’s degree or higher is preferred, but not required
National Utility Locating Contractors Association (Nulca) certification is preferred, but not required