Amec Foster Wheeler Utility Locator in Wilmington, North Carolina

Wood is seeking a Utility Locator to join our team in Wilmington, NC.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mark underground utilities on Wood projects

  • Operate vacuum excavation truck

  • Record collected field data in field books and or sketches

  • Aid in maintenance of all utility location equipment

  • Assist utility analyst with files and field calculations

Project Related Responsibilities

All facets of Utility Locating projects including:

  • Collection of utility records

  • Establish project limits

  • Collection of utility structures

  • Providing utility designation on Wood projects


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2 years of utility locating experience

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Some computer skills

  • Technical competence

  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Wood

  • Ability to work on several jobs simultaneously

  • Ability to maintain good client relations

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Ability to travel

  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


  • Familiarity with surveying

Physical Job Demands

  • Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates

  • Requires the use of hand held equipment

  • Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2018-23854

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL:

Street: 5710 Oleander Drive