Locator Job at Solo Cable Solutions Inc. – in Brantford, ON

Job Description

Solo Cable is currently recruiting Locators to join our operations the Brantford area for permanent, full-time positions.

  • Work focused in Brantford and surrounding areas but may extend to 200 kilometers
  • Head office located in Brantford

Solo Cable is Ontario’s leader in fiber optic engineering and installation. Established in 2002, Solo Cable provides fiber optic engineering, design, and construction for industrial, commercial, and residential clients. We are committed to excellence, providing “best in standard practices” for quality, safety, and fair pricing. Solo is dedicated to serving our customers with passion, precision, and integrity.

Solo Cable is confident in offering a competitive compensation package including:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefit program; extended health care, vision, dental, life, employee and family assistance program, travel insurance
  • Paid training
  • Employer Matched Pension
  • Cross-training
  • Uniform discount programs

Essential Qualifications:

  • Willing to work over-time and in all weather conditions
  • Willing to cross-train and develop skillset
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks, managing time efficiently
  • Able to do physically demanding work i.e., digging and carrying of heavy equipment
  • Advanced math skills; understanding of measurement
  • Excellent collaboration/communication skills; able to communicate and receive direction from others
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Mechanically inclined; able to maintain company trucks, machinery or tools assigned, trouble-shoot, repair and replace when appropriate
  • Geographical knowledge sufficient to read maps and follow directions
  • Read and understand blueprints, utility locate markings, schematics and manuals, gauges, dials, and other indicators and adjust as necessary
  • Competent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision; self-motivated, disciplined, organized and a team player


  • Facilitate identify and confirm accuracy of utility measurements and pathways to aid Drillers in the locating of essential underground utilities to safely drill around them in accordance with drill plans
  • Locator and Drill Operator will work together to determine the bore path, and accurately position drill head and operate the directional drill to place cables and /or conduit; Spot drill through the drilling process to ensure clearance of utilities and alignment with bore path; Locator understands how to lay out a bore path with plans and locates and the utilization of a Hydrovac for proper day-lighting
  • Conducts research or analyzes data regarding excavation locations, construction prints, plot pages and plans to determine actual running line for telecommunication utility
  • Work in heavy and hazardous traffic conditions following proper traffic control procedures using appropriate safety equipment and procedures as per Book 7 and Company H&S Policies.
  • Complete a range of physically demanding tasks like: Handling and distributing materials, Loading and unloading vehicles with supplies and equipment, Lift/carry tools and equipment throughout a work site, Restore work sites.


  • Criminal Background Check
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract and CVOR Abstract to be insurable
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Language: fluent in English
  • Must provide own Steel Toed Safety boots and work pants
  • Minimum 1 year experience locating utilities
  • Previous experience working in construction and maintenance of telecommunications an asset


  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 2 Professional References

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

For more information, please see our website www.solocable.com. All applicants that require accommodations are asked to contact Human Resources.

We thank all applicants but only those considered will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 2021-12-07

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00-$23.00 per hour

Additional pay:


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
As per Solo Cable policies, all employees must follow company procedures including the mandatory use of PPE.


  • Utility Locator: 1 year (preferred)
  • Telecommunication: 1 year (preferred)


  • fluent English (required)


  • AZ or DZ licence (preferred)
  • G licence (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Solo Cable Solutions Inc. –
Company Location:  Brantford, ON
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About Solo Cable Solutions Inc. -