Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Technician

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Technician

Career Area: Geomatics / Land Surveying

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions is seeking to fill a Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Technician position in Knoxville, TN. The position helps to assist field work in geophysical equipment including but not limited to electromagnet line locators, ground-penetrating radar, GPS, etc. Individuals will need to follow specific procedures given by experienced technicians yet have the ability to work independently.

  • Understands utility systems and layouts
  • Designates existing utilities using electromagnetic and geophysical technology
  • Provides accurate measurements and field drawings/sketches
  • Interprets utility records and schematics
  • Processes data from manual or electronic data
  • Performs other duties as required

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-year minimum experience
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic Induction (EMI) operation
  • Knowledge of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) operation
  • Experience with CADD
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Valid driver's license and sufficient driving record
  • Ability to work varying schedules
  • Ability to travel at times, and overnight
  • Daily work environment includes working out of doors and in rough terrain. Individuals will walk, sit, stand while operating various equipment, tools and machinery. Individuals may need to carry, push, pull, or lift up to 50. Individuals may need to climb to various elevations and requires visual acuity sufficient to read alpha/ numeric symbols and perform computation and design.

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled