Locating Pipes and Cables

The Job Of Utility Locators

Utility locators are experts in the business of locating underground installations. They have the training and therefore expertise when it comes to finding out what’s beneath the ground for the contractors to safely excavate the area. It is a job that only accredited professionals are allowed to do and they use state of the art machines that help them to make an accurate reading of the machine information output.

Several Stages of the Job of Utility Locators:

1. Getting the underground utility mapping for a given area

If the excavation is to be done on a site that used to have a building, the utility locators will try to get the mapping of the said building from its previous engineers or from the government agency where it was filed. They will then study the lay-out and identify where they are located. This practice is actually one of the basic procedures and also done even with residential constructions where excavation is needed.

2. Use Of Machines For Pipeline Locating

There are various machines used by utility locators to determine what is actually beneath the ground or concrete slab. They use it to detect installation buried underground and even in walls. Pipe and cable locators in Australia always make sure they have the proper equipment for the job.

3. To give Expert Advice

Pipeline locating services also include identifying what are the obstacles underground. It could be a sewer line, an electrical cable, or any other utilities. With this discovery, experts are in a position to give an advice on what kind of excavation may be used in the area. Even the depth of cables can be identified so the digging can be made to avoid them.

Pipeline and cable locators normally charge on a per project basis. The size of the area to be scanned will determine the cost of the survey in most cases. When looking for a company engaged in this service in Sydney Australia, it is best not to look far and choose the ones servicing your area. They have the expertise and familiarity with the area so they can do the job more efficiently and accurately.

Companies engaged in locating utilities are also available online so there is no longer a need for you to go out and look for them. Just go online and look for utility locators in your area and the choices will readily be given to you.


Absolute Locating Services
38 Thorn St Pennant Hills, NSW, 2120, Australia
0425 257 142, (02) 9939 6978
andrew@absolutelocating.com.au

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