Outside Plant (OSP) Locator - San Antonio, TX

Our client, a telecommunications company, is in need of an experienced cable locator in San Antonio, TX

This is a short term position, about 1-2 months. 

The cable locator is responsible for the locating and protection of our clients buried fiber optic facilities.


  • Identify existing aerial and underground cable routes using location equipment.
  • Ensure the client’s facilities are protected at all times during construction.
  • Update the client’s maps, as-builts and other documentation.
  • Operate hand, electronic and power tools as required to maintain client facilities.
  • Obtain work location and description via computer.
  • Clear completed work via computer daily.
  • Prioritize work activities by reviewing all locate requests to determine travel route and timeliness
  • Operate handheld detection equipment in the designed manner
  • Periodically remove and replace manhole lids. 
  • Mark the location of the underground fiber assets on roadways, private property, and other locations, as appropriate and needed, using required spray paints, flags and other equipment


  • Must have a valid Driver’s License with good driving record and Insurance.
  • Must be able to work well in an unsupervised situation
  • Must have own vehicle
  • Must have own cellular phone
  • Must have a laptop computer with a wireless card
  • Must have required safety equipment: Hard Hat, Safety Vest and Steel Toe Shoes
Contact Yvette at 708-231-1611 and email your resume to ymcgrath@linderlake.com 

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