• San Diego, CA, USA
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Flexible Schedule, Training and Development, Employee Ownership, Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision & Life

Psomas is a 100% employee-owned, award-winning consulting firm specializing in construction management, engineering, environment, surveying and geospatial. We're 600 employees strong with a rich 75-year legacy, and we're expanding our footprint for exciting growth -- which means plenty of opportunity and the added values of agility and flexibility that you can only get with a midsize firm.

Use your talents and passions to improve the environment for all humankind. We believe that Psomas is more than a company -- it's a place where each person becomes part of a team and has the opportunity to work on projects that make a difference. Psomas is a place where you can build a career -- from your first job through retirement and all stages in between. We foster collaboration, teamwork, and professional development at every level. 

Your Role:

As a Subsurface Utility Locator, supporting our SUE Team in our Northern California office at Psomas, you will be reporting to the Project Manager, working on utility detection tasks, performing CCTV tasks, preparing utility letters, interpret utility drawings and produce utility maps and drawings.


  • Field Utility detection
  • CCTV for sanitary sewer and storm drain lines
  • Preparing utility request letters, research and obtain utility records from utility providers
  • Interpreting utility drawings
  • Plotting evidence of utilities in drawings based on field survey and other locating methods
  • Adjusting record utility locations to match field evidence
  • Producing composite utility maps and drawings to facilitate project design and construction
  • Coordinating with engineering teams and other stake holders

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in utility mapping
  • Working knowledge of GPR units
  • Working knowledge of Electro-Magnetic utility detection equipment
  • Working knowledge of how to detect utilities by use of utility detection equipment other than a GPR unit and Electro-Magnetic locator
  • Must have a desire to work on a wide variety of surveying tasks servicing both public and private clients.


  • Working knowledge of Trimble Business Center, StarNet and Carlson a plus
  • Working knowledge in Microstation and Inroads
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of Pipe Logic
  • Know how to create a Google Earth KMZ file
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Why Psomas

With a people-first philosophy, we continue to embrace initiatives for a forward-thinking, modern day workplace. From bright, flexible office spaces to diversity and inclusion efforts, Psomas is a company that leads with intention and embodies a set of core values. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • Strong pay + bonus programs
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision (through Kaiser, Cigna and VSP) + FSA, Life Insurance, Long/Short Term Disability
  • Psomas Pshares retirement + 401(k) plans
  • Hybrid + flexible work schedules
  • Work + life balance with paid holidays + PTO
  • Mentoring, tuition reimbursement + career development
  • Psomas perk events, activities, celebrations, swag + more!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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