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Underground Utility Locator 

Position Locator/Laborer- Trench  
Category Power  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Twin Falls  
Req Number POW-22-00001  
About the Organization Headquartered in Meridian, Idaho we are in the heart of Idaho's Treasure Valley, an area consistently ranked among the nation's Top 10 best places to Live, Work and Play. We boast locations throughout the Pacific Northwest which offers unrivaled outdoor activities, exceptional Northwest cuisine, and an abundance of urban entertainment and culture.

We offer the opportunity to work in an extraordinary area for a growing company that offers competitive wages, a generous benefits package, career growth opportunities and awesome coworkers. With access to added growth opportunities available at our sister companies located in Massachusetts, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas.

Apply today for your opportunity to energize your career by joining an industry leader with deep, long-standing relationships with the major electric utilities and telecom providers in the Pacific Northwest and the unique ability to offer our customers a full suite of aerial telecom, underground telecom, overhead electric, underground electric, joint utility trenching, and directional drilling services  

As a Locator/Laborer, daily work will involve locating and determining where underground utilities are placed/ should be placed. Your day will also include the placement of fiber optic and copper or power cables, conduits, enclosures, vaults, cabinets, poles, and related equipment. Most of the work is underground/excavation projects which includes frequent shovel work.

Position Requirements


  • Correctly, safely, and efficiently locate underground utilities, including telecommunications, electric power, cable TV, gas, water, and sewer systems.
  • Thoroughly search for underground utilities in a designated area, accurately marking the location, completing the necessary documentation for all locates.
  • Assists crew leader in construction, reconstruction, and maintenance work
  • Assists equipment operators by spotting/swamping, hand digging, and locating underground obstructions
  • Drives commercial vehicles equipped to transport a variety of materials and equipment
  • Complete daily paperwork in an accurate manner
  • Ensures the truck has current licenses, tags, permits, and proof of insurance
  • Works with specialized equipment including jackhammers, rotary drills, demo saws, and other industry tools
  • Signals equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials
  • Works safely around backhoes, excavators, trenches, and dump trucks
  • Cleans and prepares construction sites to eliminate possible hazards
  • Commitment to safety in all work


Job Qualifications/Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience locating underground utilities
  • 1-2 years experience as a laborer
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • CDL Required


Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid State of Idaho Driver’s License is required within two weeks of employment.
  • Candidates must pass criminal and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) background checks and pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Open Date 1/5/2022  
Close Date  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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