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Locate Technician- Grande Prairie Surrounding Area

  • 21 Jun 2024 10:50 AM
    Message # 13373005

    First Alert Locating Ltd. has been providing private locating services for the past 24+ years and public (utility/one call) locating for the past 12 years. We are a fast paced company servicing Alberta and BC. We take pride in our family orientated values with loyalty, quality and empowerment through education embedded in our culture. We appreciate employees that are hardworking, take initiative and have exceptional attention to detail. If this sounds like you, please be sure to reach out to us to see how you can compliment our growing team.

    First Alert offers competitive compensation negotiated based on experience and qualifications. We prefer 2-5 years of prior locating experience, however we will train the right candidate. All of our locate candidates, regardless of experience, will be continually trained and internally assessed. Position requires candidate to coordinate with Dispatch and safely performing a variety of technical activities. There is a high level of independence and self drive in this type of work.

    Duties will include, but not limited to:

    • Read and comprehend site plans, area maps, blueprints in order to determine location of underground facilities.
    • Locate and accurately mark buried facilities and communicate relevant information to excavation personnel or other appropriate authorities. Operation of highly sensitive locating equipment and troubleshooting is required. As well as extensive walking in many different conditions (deep snow, muddy areas, uneven walking platforms, etc.).
    • Adhere to Company safety program, protocols and procedures which includes proper completion required training.
    • Provide accurate documentation and/or sketches using an electronic drawing tool for the specific requested work areas and clients.
    • Operate company vehicle in a safe manner, and maintain professional appearance and behaviors. Be available for travel and extended working hours, when required.
    • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.


    • Relevant tickets should be current. 
    • Will be required to drive a Company vehicle and therefore will require a valid Driver’s License (Class 5 or higher) and have an acceptable driving record.
    • Must be self-motivated, able to prioritize, meet deadlines and be highly organized. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft applications.
    • Strong navigation skills and ability to locate proper addresses and LSDs.

    Successful candidate should be aware that some clients may require you to pass pre-access drug and alcohol testing.

    First Alert is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering a respectful, diverse, and multicultural work environment, free from harassment and violence of any kind. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

    Please email us at 

PO Box 6423
Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2G2
Phone: 1-888-492-8279

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