Utility Locator/Designator

Cardno Lake City, FL

About the Job

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking a SUE Field Tech lll in our Lake City, FL office. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual who likes to work outdoors, work with minimal supervision and who is looking for career opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • This position performs vacuum excavation tasks and supports overall crew activities
  • Operates vacuum truck and related tools and equipment such as a jackhammer, pogo-tamper, concrete saw, compressor blower, vacuum hose and air lance and hand tools
  • Use of single frequency designating equipment (on Vac Truck)
  • Drives commercial motor vehicles
  • Completes paperwork including record keeping and simple mathematics legibly and accurately
  • Performs daily basic maintenance on vehicles
  • Maintains vehicles, work sites and equipment clean and in an orderly fashion
  • Performs related duties such as setting up maintenance of traffic as directed, making basic field measurements and performing simple geophysical prospecting as instructed 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Meets all criteria for SUE Tech I and II
  • Highly skilled in geophysical prospecting for underground utilities including use of multi-frequency equipment
  • Minimum 2 year experience as a SUE Tech II or 3 years in the successful application of geophysical equipment in utility locating such as for a contract utility locating firm or a major utility company
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid driver's license and ability to obtain a DOT medical card for CMV operation
  • Ability to perform physical movements and tractions, commensurate with operating heavy tools and equipment
  • Outdoor work in all climates
  • Ability to lift approximately 50 lbs
  • Travel up to 50% required





 Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer EEO/AA/M/F/V/D