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SUE Technician III

Raleigh, NC 27609

Posted: 12/08/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 191465 Pay Rate: Starting at $22

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.


  • Locate and designate all utility line types utilizing electromagnetic pipe locators, ground penetrating radar (GPR) or other geophysical means. Utility line types include power/electric, water, sanitary sewer, gas, fiber optic, telecommunication, PVC, or other “Unknown” underground utility types.
  • Mark utilities with appropriate color paint and produce a sketch on PointMan application of the results for future reference.
  • Operate and maintain a vacuum excavation truck and related equipment safely and efficiently and then compiling the appropriate reports associated with the project.
  • Perform other S.U.E. duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years of utility locating or designating experience using many types of electromagnetic cable and pipe locating devices.
  • Experience with Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) preferred.
  • Understanding basic traffic control and the hazards associated with working in and around traffic and follow safety precautions.
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Surveying, CADD, and vacuum excavation truck experience a plus. 
  • A current valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a DOT Medical card for Commercial Motor Vehicle operation needed.
  • Current Commercial Driver’s License is a plus.
  • NULCA or other third-party locator certification is a plus.


  • Ability to follow instructions, possess the ability to be coached, mentored, and have a positive can-do attitude are necessities.
  • Work in a team environment but also be willing to work independently.
  • Have a basic knowledge of various underground utilities and able to identify surface features associated with various utilities.
  • Must be able to lift fifty pounds, walk for extended periods, work in all weather conditions, willing to work evenings/weekends when required, willing to travel for overnight and extended stay projects as required.
  • Ability to perform equipment maintenance tasks a plus.
  • Mechanical aptitude is desired.

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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