Locates Coordinator

Division: Telecommunications
Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Job ID: 16336
Job Status: Full Time Regular

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Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
You are a Locates Coordinator with 1-3+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry, specifically providing locating support to an operations team. You are seeking a new opportunity that will leverage your industry-specific skills, and a fast-paced environment that will embrace your ability to work autonomously.

Join our Technical Services team in Mississauga today!

Responsibilities
  • Reviews current job log and follows up on any missing items within the life cycle (e.g. permits, locates etc.)
  • Books locate meetings for locate companies and internal parties (Coordinators, Field Managers, and Operations Managers); verifies that all new locates that have been received are accurate and ensures that no utility paperwork is missing (when required, request missing information)
  • Attends site meetings with locate companies to ensure correct areas are being marked and escalated; completes locate mark-ups while in the field
  • Escalates all outstanding locates to locate supervisors and calls in emergency locates as required
  • Acts as the on-call locates person for field foreman to have re-marks completed or where required, have a private locator come to site
  • Prints and creates locates packages for coordinators to review
  • Accepts work from customer via email or portal and updates/tracks all new work with customer in Excel, CRM, and/or other database software
  • Conducts weekly update calls and face to face meetings with management and customers; establishes best dates for field scheduling and updates current status of all projects
  • Submits WIP reports and applications for permits and locates
  • Checks that any work being issued to a field foreman has valid permits, locates, and other required information
  • Orders material and cable from the customer for new job sites; reviews the customers' network plans and ensures they are correct
  • Verifies and processes all new billing
  • Works closely with the field manager to ensure project due dates are met or exceeded, customer complaints are confirmed and addressed, and billing is being processed once project is closed
  • Logs all important dates (i.e. job received, locates submitted, locates completed, job scheduled, job completed etc.)
  • May perform other related duties as required


Requirements
  • 1-3+ years of experience in an underground utility coordinator position (or a line locating role), preferably in a fast-paced construction environment
  • Capable of reading underground telecommunication plans and work maps
  • Familiarity with protocol and practices of large telecommunications providers in the Ontario market
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office (intermediate to advanced user of Excel), SAP, or other project tracking programs
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, combined with a positive attitude
  • Flexibility to work on an on-call basis, as needed
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements


Work Conditions
  • Office based position
  • Some site visits will be required (up to 20% of the time)

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

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Ledcor is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

Date Posted
5/16/2018
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