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Job Type: Full-time, hourly.

Hours:  M-F 8:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Position Objective /Goal:

The Utility Locators are responsible for accurately locating network facilities and pinpointing the path of cables, pipes and other conduits that carry underground utilities. The Utility Locator is responsible for protecting underground utilities from damage during projects involving excavation. The Utility Locator “stands by” to assist with identifying and mapping locations when network facilities are in excavation areas. The Utility Locator is required to use a variety of techniques (GPS, blueprint, and/or radar) to measure utilities.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong attention to detail.
  • Must have a high level of accuracy and ability to follow instructions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Must be willing to work both standard working hours and non-standard hours to meet work demands.
  • Must have good organization and communication skills.
  • Must have respect for both internal and external customers and work closely with schedulers.
  • Effectively communicates technical information to contractors and related staff.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, team player, motivated/motivator, and able to efficiently manage/direct others (internally and externally).

Core Responsibilities:

  • Accurately locates network facilities utilizing electronic locating equipment.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to prioritize work daily workload with limited direction.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Safety rules and regulations.
  • Create long-term partnerships with existing contractors, engineers and management.
  • Attend required meetings and training sessions.
  • May be required to attend work related events and trainings during work hours.


  • High school diploma required.


  • At least 1 year of experience in Construction preferred. At least 1 year of Utility Locating preferred.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily outdoors with exposure to various weather conditions. May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions, noise and temperature extremes. Position involves frequent bending, standing, kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching below and above shoulders, and some lifting while performing job duties. Wrist, hand and finger dexterity is required to operate various equipment/tools.

Physical Demands/Essential Job Functions:

  • Standing for prolonged periods of time.
  • Sitting for prolonged periods of time.
  • Lifting/Pushing/Pulling (Continuously)
  • Stooping and Squatting (Continuously)
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. (Frequently)
  • Bending (Consistently Kneeling (Occasionally)

Reasonable Accommodation:

Reasonable Accommodations can be made if and when requested under ADA. Medical documentation will be requested from the employee to understand the employee’s need for an accommodation and/or the employee’s medical restrictions. If there is an accommodation requested, all medical information should be certified by the employee’s treating medical provider.


This position requires continuous driving in a work vehicle throughout the duration of the work shift and prolonged sitting.

Affirmative Action Plan (AAP/EEO Statement):

South Slope provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check and pre- employment drug screen.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record; Possession of CDL-A, or ability to obtain CDL-A.
  • Other duties may be assigned based on business needs or at the discretion of the Designated Supervisor within the scope of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

About South Slope Cooperative

South Slope Cooperative Communications provides ridiculously reliable internet, phone and television service to homes and businesses. We are committed to providing an exceptional customer experience and giving back to the communities we serve.

South Slope offers an impressive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company-funded pension plan and 401K plan
  • Health, dental, short- and long-term disability
  • PTO, paid holidays and paid birthday leave
  • Monthly internet allowance

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please complete our Career Application.

South Slope is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability military/ veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected category in compliance with local, state and federal law.

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