The MasTec Companies

Utility Locator

Job Locations US-AR-North Little Rock
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2023 9:44 AM)
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MasTec Communications Group gives you the opportunity to utilize your telecom construction expertise. MasTec Communications Group takes great pride in providing engineering, construction, design, and management solutions that meet the growing telecommunications needs throughout the United States. Join our fast-growing team of professionals and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety. Join us in expanding technology for a better community. 


MasTec is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans, and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


Benefits at MasTec Communications Group, we want to be the best place you could ever work! Launching your career with MasTec gives you access to a variety of opportunities in a challenging, rewarding, and innovative global environment. We are committed to providing a work environment that fosters education, training, and certification on the latest technology and processes. Plus, we offer competitive compensation and full benefits. Benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision (after 30 days)
  • Stock options and 401(k) with match (after 6 months)
  • Generous PTO Plan

Incentive programs where opportunities are discovered, and careers are made.  MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


Job Summary

A Utility Locator identifies, locates, and marks the location of subsurface utilities to minimize accidental damage or disruption of service due to construction excavation activities, must be familiar with industry standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures. These activities include locating and marking existing City-owned underground infrastructure including: natural gas (including high-pressure gas and regulator stations and vaults), electric primary and secondary lines (including J-boxes and vaults), water lines, gas and water valves (including electronic markers), wastewater lines, and e-Streets fiber, reclaim water system, chilled water/district cooling system, storm water collection system, streetlights, and traffic signals (including fiber optic, telephone and loop components).


  • Responsible for locating cables and verification in accordance with blueprints and designated plans.
  • Maintains company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • As the Utility Locator usually works alone, an employee in this class is expected to exercise considerable initiative in moving efficiently through the day's work assignments.
  • Also, considerable independent judgment must be used, as the accuracy of the locate depends heavily upon how well the readings from the equipment are interpreted.
  • Directly responsible for all personal actions and any personnel, vehicles or equipment in the care, custody, or control.
  • Report any personal or vehicle/equipment accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, corporate and assist in the investigation of same.


  • High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Previous experience in underground utility construction a plus.
  • Possess general knowledge of construction practices.
  • Knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints, electronic quarter section, plat maps is required.
  • Willing to work outdoors in all types of weather (i.e., snow, rain, wind, etc.) and work overtime as required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Possess a valid CDL (A) license a plus.
  • Will be required to complete OSHA 10-hour course provided by MasTec.
  • Lifting to 50 lbs.
  • Requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, twisting, reaching above shoulder level, or working in confined spaces.

Pay: $20 to $23 DOE.  



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