Field Technician 4 | San Antonio | Texas

Alternate Job Title SUE Technician
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 19-P185-211
Division SUE Southwest Emp
Office San Antonio, Texas
Position Location San Antonio
Date Posted 04/17/2019


Perform designation as well as supervision of field technicians performing nondestructive excavation and designation. Leads by example on best field practices. Reviews team documentation and provides corrective direction for other team members with not as much experience.


Has supervised nondestructive vacuum excavation and field designation of utilities. Documentation of data for exposed and designated utilities. Labeling maximum visual detail of utility appurtenances.

Quality review of documentation and use of multiple types of designation equipment. Has been exposed to survey documentation and has some utility survey experience.

Some initial CADD experience is a plus.


Use of Radiodetection, Vivax vLocPro Metrotech 810 or other EM designation tools and underground symmetrical field analysis. Use of Ground Penetrating Radar. Including but not limited to use of rodders, cameras, grade rods, Schondstedt. Air/Water Vacuum Excavation experience and setting survey reference points for test holes.

Can identify most types of utility material for wet and dry utilities, especially utility types in this region of the country.

Understands utility records and can communicate with Engineers and Surveyors on technical level corresponding to the data being processed from the field.

Beginning to understand survey terminology and theory.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired – (P)referred

Texas Driver's License


While training will be provided any previous OSHA and traffic control training is preferred. Pre-employment drug testing is required as a condition of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.