The MasTec Companies

Utility Locator

Job Locations US-LA-Baton Rouge
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/20/2023 11:02 AM)
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At MasTec Communications Group we build for the future. Yours and ours.  


As a Utility Locator, you will develop new skills, work in a safety-minded environment, and join us in expanding technology for a better community. Join the MasTec family and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety!  


As a Utility Locator, you will support all phases of utility construction for various types of telecom projects. You believe in doing the job right. Being the best. And you’re up for the challenge. 


In addition, you will: 


  • Be responsible for locating cables and verification in accordance with blueprints and designated plans 
  • Maintain company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines 
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned 


About You: 


  • Safety is a part of your day to day 
  • You have a track record of completing work with a high level of quality 
  • You have a knack for figuring out hard problems and enjoy a hands-on approach to your work 
  • You are looking for long term projects 
  • You enjoy getting your hands dirty with your team 
  • 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 
  • You have considerable independent judgment must be used, as the accuracy of the locate depends heavily upon how well the readings from the equipment are interpreted 
  • You are directly responsible for all personal actions and any personnel, vehicles, or equipment in the care, custody, or control 
  • You report any personal or vehicle/equipment accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, and corporate and assist in the investigation of the same 
  • You have a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred 
  • You have previous experience in underground utility construction is a plus 
  • You possess general knowledge of construction practices 
  • You have knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints, electronic quarter section, and plat maps is required 
  • You are willing to work outdoors in all types of weather (i.e. snow, rain, wind, etc.) and work overtime as required 
  • You have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record  
  • Possessing a valid CDL (A) license a plus 
  • You can lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • You are required to 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 


Hard work pays off. See what you’ll get for your effort: 


Pay Range: $21.00 to $25.00 per hour.


Financial Security 


  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) 
  • Life insurance 
  • Short-term and Long-term disability 
  • Red Wing Boot Voucher 


Health and Wellness 


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • HSA flexible spending 
  • Dependent care flexible spending 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 


Work/Life Balance 


  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Family and medical leave 
  • Bereavement leave 


Employee Referral Program


Refer someone who delivers excellence just like you and receive a $1,000 incentive for a referral that becomes a permanent hire! 


We meet your commitment with competitive pay and benefits. If this sounds like you, let’s talk. Build your career with MasTec!


MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the 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.


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