Geoterra IRS is seeking a qualified candidate for a pipeline line locating position. This is a field-based position.  Significant travel is required for this position.


St. Fort John, British Columbia

Job Highlights:

  • Geoterra is offering industry-leading wages for this position, depending on experience.
  • Geoterra has an industry competitive, extended health and benefits plan.
  • Geoterra supports our employees with professional development opportunities and payment of professional dues.
  • This position is field-based, and travel is to be expected.
  • Geoterra pays for all travel and accommodations, including per-diem while away from home.


  • Locate client affiliated underground utilities.
  • Operates line location instruments and leak detection instruments.
  • Sets utility markings and points for county affiliated underground utilities.
  • Operates electronic surveying and data collection instruments.
  • Assists with researching drawings for line locations.
  • Assists with preparing sketches for field notes in construction layouts.
  • Must be available for emergency locates after normal business hours.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned, including participation and documentation related to Company Health, Safety and Environment program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid BC or Alberta Drivers License.
  • Line locating Certificate.
  • OFA level 1.
  • PCST.
  • Ground Disturbance Certificate.
  • Must pass a drug and alcohol screen.

We are willing to provide line locator certification. 

Applicants with any level of working forestry experience are encouraged to apply. For candidates with more experience and capacity, different roles with higher compensation are available.

About Geoterra:  

Geoterra prides itself on offering staff a positive working environment with many opportunities for them to grow and become an integral part of our environmental services team. Self-reliant and motivated individuals will find that Geoterra offers excellent opportunities for advancement, career growth, and industry-leading wages.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to and include "Geoterra - Pipeline Line Locator" in the subject line of the email.