Utility Mapping Technician - REMOTE (Travel Required)

at Jacobs in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative?and?lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working with?the?industry’s best and most innovative professionals, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We are looking for a?dedicated utility locator to grow with our collaborative team and work on a wide variety of infrastructure projects. Based in your own hometown in Pacific Northwest, we will ask you to research and plan project. Traveling to various sites you will investigate, mark and map above ground and below ground utilities in accordance with ASCE 38-22 specifications. Most project sites being in the Pacific Northwest but potential to travel to sites across the US and Globe.

We’ll Also Ask you to:

+ Conduct Utility Research by obtaining maps for Utility Owners.

+ In the field use Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Induction (RFEMI) equipment to locate subsurface utilities in a variety of environments and project sites.

+ In the field map utilities in accordance with ASCE 38-22 Standard Guidelines for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data.

+ Take field notes and create field sketches.

+ Assist land surveyors during data collection of utility marks.

+ Perform utility surveys in the field using GPS and Robotic Total Station equipment.

+ Enter field data into field or office databases.

+ Quality control mapping deliverables for completeness and accuracy.

+ Communicate findings and analysis to engineers and other disciplines.

+ Work as a team player and contribute to an exceptional culture.

+ Follow project health and safety plans. Work in a safe manner.

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Employees have access to a 401(k) plan, as well as legally mandated benefits.

The base salary range for this position is $24.13/hour to $37.69/hour. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need :

+ 2 years of field locating or Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) experience.

+ Proficiency with cable and pipe (radio frequency) locating equipment.

+ Familiar with electromagnetic, ground penetrating radar, magnetic and other geophysical prospecting techniques, and equipment.

+ Degree, certificate or completed technical training.

+ Experience with Surveying, CAD, or GIS.

+ Valid driver’s license.

+ Good social and communication skills.

+ Ability to travel a least 50% of the time.

+ Ability to pass drug screen and background checks.

+ Reputation as a trusted and respected member of the utility or geophysical community.


At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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Job Posting: JC257283410

Posted On: Mar 25, 2024

Updated On: May 25, 2024

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