Damage Prevention Coordinator (Locates)

ROHL Enterprises Ltd is a long-standing telecommunications and utility construction company dedicated to connecting Canadians in rural, urban, and remote communities. We are actively seeking an organized, experienced Damage Prevention Coordinator to join our Headingley, Manitoba team!

The Damage Prevention Coordinator works alongside the Operations team to plan, organize, map out and request locates for ROHL’s telecommunication and utility construction projects in Manitoba. Our Damage Prevention Coordinators play a crucial role as they are responsible for identifying, locating and marking the location of underground utilities in order to minimize damage or disruption of services during construction.


  • Review construction plans and drawings to request locates for underground utilities for various stakeholders, including Bell/MTS, Manitoba Hydro, Shaw and private utilities
  • Liaise and coordinate with utility companies for locate requests
  • Screen locates to identify issues and establish and change priorities as needed
  • Perform quality assurance on all third-party utility locates
  • Collect and process GPS data for local turnkey/design work
  • Perform locates, as needed
  • Compile, manage, and disseminate all required documentation to appropriate contacts
  • Inspect jobsites to determine any constructability issues and create solutions in the construction plan and schedule
  • Track, and update daily/weekly/monthly reports regarding locates so information is available to all required stakeholders
  • Complete data entry into all required systems with accuracy including maintain locates archives
  • Oversees and manages any restorations required and coordinate with third-party contractor
  • Coordinate hot-dig and safety watch programs and scheduling
  • Coordinate street/lane closures for the City of Winnipeg
  • Perform other duties as requested


  • Must have a minimum of 2-3 years prior experience as a Utility Locator or Damage Prevention Coordinator/Technician
  • Industry experience in utility construction, installation and locates, considered an asset
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with a clean abstract
  • Ability to work with sense of urgency demonstrating the ability to shift priorities to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision
  • Capability to analyze data and obtain meaningful insights from the analyzed data
  • Capable of anticipating constructability issues and provide solutions
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to prioritize work
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft 365 skills, particularly with Excel, Word and Outlook with a willingness to learn new technologies and processes
  • Previous experience using GPS systems to mark out utilities is preferred
  • Ability to operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, able to clearly communicate with internal and external stakeholders both verbally and in writing
  • Strong work ethic, dedicated, and self-disciplined
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and resolve problems independently; monitors own quality of work

What We Offer

  • $24.00 to $28.00 per hour – Wage based on experience for this role
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan for you and your family
  • Group RSP Matching Plan

We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category: Locates Telecommunications Utilities
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Manitoba Winnipeg

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