SUE Technician (utility locating)- Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC posted on January 18

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Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Technician – CHARLOTTE, NC




Why Join our Team?

  • Career path options in a rapidly growing, dynamic company
  • Exposure to a wide range of market sectors, clients and technologies
  • Stimulating work environment with a highly experienced and skilled team
  • We have fun while working hard!

GEL Solutions (GEL) is a niche professional services firm providing subsurface utility engineering (SUE), land surveying and geophysical services to clients throughout the southeastern United States.  We are seeking an outstanding and energetic individual to help build our SUE (utility locating) department in our Charlotte, NC office.  The successful candidate will join us in solving challenging problems in the infrastructure, environmental and natural resources sectors.  

Our goal is to apply our surface and subsurface mapping skills to improve our clients’ bottom lines and reduce their risks. We are committed to offering the latest technologies and services.  To this end, we employ and train customer-focused staff with exceptional attitudes and technical skills. We are proud of our culture of innovation and our focus on quality

GEL Solutions, LLC – SUE Technician (Utility Locating) – Charlotte, NC

GEL has a position open for a SUE Technician to assist in supporting our NCDOT Locations and Survey contract and other valued clients in the Charlotte market.   This position has very high growth potential and is ideally suited for an entry to mid-level utility locating specialist who aspires to build upon their experience with a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial company.  An added benefit of this position is the opportunity to learn and support our land surveying and geophysical services.  This is a field work position and some travel is required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support utility locating crews and provide quality control for all work products
  • Perform and document field work for utility locating and survey projects
  • Effectively operate radio-frequency electromagnetic pipe and cable locators and ground penetrating radar (GPR) systems for designating subsurface utilities
  • Effectively operate and maintain air-vacuum excavation truck and related system components such as a jackhammer, tamper, concrete saw and hand tools for pot-holing subsurface utilities
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Maintain vehicles and field equipment
  • Perform all work in a safe and professional manner

Education Required:

  • Associates Degree or Equivalent (preferred)   
  • High School Diploma/GED with existing utility locating or surveying experience

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Working experience with radio-frequency electromagnetic pipe and cable locator equipment a plus
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Excel and Word, and CADD software) a plus
  • Associates Degree or Equivalent (preferred)
  • High School Diploma/GED with existing utility locating experience
  • Possess high ethical standards and the Core Values of The GEL Group
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Physical strength and endurance to perform field work
  • Possess a valid drivers license and ability to successfully pass GEL driver requirements
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to work as part of a team