Utility Technician

Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc.

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,500 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #52 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Survey & SUE Team is seeking Utility Technicians to perform assignments requiring extensive knowledge of utility locating/marking of all underground utility types. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Essential functions and responsibilities:
  • Operate equipment to locate subsurface utilities
  • Mark underground utilities
  • Operate vacuum excavation truck in order to expose underground utilities
  • Interpret roadway and utility plans, and utility record drawings
  • Travel required
Required Skills
  • Driver’s License Required
Required Experience
  • At least Five (5) years of experience in the location of underground utilities
  • Experience using GPR is preferred but not necessary
  • Surveying experience preferred but not necessary
  • High school diploma or equivalent
Working Conditions

Work is performed in the field 95% of the time. Ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, shoveling, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs as needed. Work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.

Work is performed within a general office environment 5% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Job Competencies
  • Adaptability
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Dependability
  • Job Proficiency
JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.
  • Driver’s License Required
  • At least Five (5) years of experience in the location of underground utilities
  • Experience using GPR is preferred but not necessary
  • Surveying experience preferred but not necessary
  • High school diploma or equivalent
Working Conditions

Work is performed in the field 95% of the time. Ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, shoveling, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs as needed. Work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.

Work is performed within a general office environment 5% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Job Competencies
  • Adaptability
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Dependability
  • Job Proficiency
JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

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