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From new graduates to experienced professionals there is work for you at UMS.  No matter if you’re working from home, at the office, or in the field you’ll be working together to solve critical solutions for us and the organizations we work with at a company that strives to implement great ideas.

Work Life at UMS

UMS offers a competitive benefits and salary packages and a flexible schedule to give you the worklife balance you need.  We have offices across the united states and with the opportunity to meet and work with our clients globally.


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What You’ll Do

At UMS you will become familiar with every step of our process from field data acquisition to the construction and operation of our technology products.   If you’re looking for responsibility, thrive in an environment of extreme ownership then we want to work with you.


Who Are You?

We are always looking for highly motivated people with diverse backgrounds to work with.  If you’re looking for the freedom to solve tomorrow’s problems with the latest technology we want to hear from you today.  Our open positions may not fit your skill set exactly however, if you have an interest in being part of our team and think you have the skills to make an impact, please get a hold of us now.

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Subsurface Utility Engineering Field Technician

Centralia, WA |Regular, Full Time | 24/06/2022

Utility Mapping Services, P.C. (UMS) is seeking a motivated candidate to fill a position as a SUE Field Technician. Utility Mapping Services, Inc. is a small veteran owned business formed in 2002 specifically to address Subsurface Utility Engineering (S.U.E.) as a rigorous engineering discipline in accordance with ASCE 38 standards. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be trained in the art of investigating utility infrastructure using surface geophysics, via multiple highly specialized tools including EM Pipe and Cable Locators, Ground Penetrating Radar, GPS Survey, LIDAR, TEDEM, MAG equipment and more. As a SUE Field Technician, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with engineering surveyors, engineers and other utility technicians to identify, designate and map complex subsurface utility installations through review of utility records, use of shallow earth geophysical methods and a knowledge of utility system design and configuration. As a part of the UMS team you will be participating in our commitment to the advancement of Subsurface Utility Engineering through creativity innovation and the continual pursuit of improvement. With the support of highly motivated team members, we strive to reduce the risks associated with above and below ground utility infrastructure not only for our clients, but ultimately for our most important stakeholders, the public.

Pay: $21.00 – $26.00 per hour

Check out our Perks + Benefits:

UMS maintains offices and performs services throughout the United States. While this position will be based out of the Southwest Washington area, successful candidates must be willing to travel in support of project work throughout the country, and in limited cases, internationally.. The standard work week is Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, however longer hours and overtime (including shifts in excess of 12 hours, weekend and night work) will be required as needed. Candidates can expect to travel up to 75% of the time in support of project work nationwide. While in travel status, employees are provided a daily periderm in addition to company paid lodging and transportation.

UMS offers a competitive benefits package including holiday pay, PTO, 401(k) and health benefits as follows:

– 8 paid holidays
– Paid Time Off starting at 12 days per year
– 401(k) after 90 day waiting period
– Health, Vision, and Life insurance coverage
– Access to supplemental policies for Dental, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.
– Access to training and professional development courses

Utility Mapping Services, P.C. is focused on building the most qualified professional team possible to ensure our clients receive the highest possible service. We are an equal opportunity employer and believe the best team can be built by seeking out skills and competences without regard characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


– 401(k)
– 401(k) matching
– Dental insurance
– Health insurance
– Life insurance
– Paid time off
– Retirement plan
– Vision insurance



  • – 8 hour shift
  • – Holidays
  • – Monday to Friday
  • – Overtime
  • – Weekend availability


Benefit Conditions:

  • – Waiting period may apply
  • – Only full-time employees eligible



A successful candidate must be willing to learn and possess the aptitude to understand and implement training. In addition, a successful candidate will possess the following characteristics/qualifications:

    • – The ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
    • – A strong work ethic with a self-starting attitude
    • – Excellent communication skills
    • – The ability to think critically and solve problems independently
    • – A working knowledge of utility record interpretation, utility system design and configuration practices
    • – Proficiency in the use of PC and mobile technology including Windows, Apple and Android operating systems
    • – Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products
    • – Possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
    • – Experience managing team members preferred but not required

As a SUE Field Technician, a successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in varied and dynamic environment including both office and field settings (85% field work, 15% office) in support of project work nationwide


      • – High school or equivalent (Required)


Environmental and physical requirements include:

      • – Must be able to lift 75 lbs


      • – Must be able to walk on varied terrain for long distances


      • – Must be able to work outside in all season including freezing and hot conditions


      • – Must be able to work around moving traffic and within traffic control areas


      • – Must be able to operate standard passenger vehicles and trucks


      • – Must be able to operate basic power tools


      • – Must be able to manipulate small hand tools to facilitate access to utility infrastructure (ex communication pedestal’s)


      • – Must be able to operate tools designed for the removal of manhole/storm sewer lids/access points


      • – Must be able to operate EM pipe and cable locating equipment in conjunction with marking paint applicator


      • – Must be able to operate GNSS RTK GPS survey equipment


      • – Must be able to perform repetitive physical task


      • – OSHA certification preferred but not required


      • – Confined Space Entry certification preferred but not required


      • – Must be available for weekend and night work as needed


Office and computer requirements include:

    • – Must be familiar with MS Office suite of products, including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.
    • – Must be familiar with the navigation and use of cloud based data storage and project management platforms (ex Box.com, DropBox, online project management portals, etc.)