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Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Divisional Overview  Aecon Infrastructure brings together state-of-the-art technology, the most recent advances in process, and an experienced team dedicated to the work we perform, ranging from road building to institutional and commercial construction. Built on innovation, we constantly challenge ourselves to meet the demands of existing markets, and anticipate how to serve emerging ones.
Business Unit Overview Qx locates is Aecon Infrastructure’s utility locate business currently established in the province of Ontario. Under Qx Locates, Aecon has developed a full-service locate division which locates underground utilities as a pre-construction damage prevention measure, and as a cable locate and restoration response to emergency damage to client networks. Locating all underground utilities, it is an approved locate contractor for major gas and electric utility companies.
Business Unit QX Locates
City Sudbury
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Utility Locating Technician (North Bay & Sudbury, ON)
Position Overview

New opportunities exist in North Bay and Sudbury as a Utility Locating Technician on Permanent Full-Time basis. Reporting to the Qx Locates Manager of Operations, the Utility Locating Technician will be responsible for performing utility locates for gas, telephone, and hydro.

Key Responsibilities
  •  Locate underground utilities accurately using utility mapping systems and electronic locating equipment
  • Understand and respond to work requests delegated by Qx Supervisor
  • Understand and manipulate utility records
  • Ability to effectively document utility locates and follow appropriate documentation procedure
  • Ability to work on-call shifts for 24 hour emergency response
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Post-secondary education
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to interact with customers in a professional manner
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work to timelines
  • Previous construction or utility locating experience an asset
  • Please note that this position is unionized, therefore it will be a requirement to join the union upon acceptance
Employment Status Permanent
Date Req Created 2/14/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.