Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 13

FEATURE

WALKING
IN A LOCATOR'S BOOTS
Meeting the Daily Challenges of Dense Urban Locating
By Jason Edwards, Director of Operations, PVS Contractors Inc.

T

he morning sun makes its
appearance over the horizon
and Aaron is already getting
himself and his equipment

ready for a day of locating. With
the morning traffic congestion and
the  extra time it takes to find parking for the work van, Aaron knows the

challenges he'll face today in the big
city are much more difficult than the
ones he faced in the past doing locating in a suburban area.

Time consumption
hurts efficiency and
is just plainly the
locator's enemy.
When Aaron
plans his drives
from job to job,
he knows getting
lost or stuck at
intersections with
no left turns, or not
finding anywhere
to park can literally
take money out of
his pockets at the
end of the day.

FALL 2017

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017

President’s Message
The History of Locates in Ontario
Walking in a Locator’s Boots
The Challenges of Private Locates
Locates Made Easy For All of Us
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - Intro
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - cover1
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - cover2
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 3
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 4
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 5
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 6
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - President’s Message
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 8
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - The History of Locates in Ontario
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 10
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 11
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 12
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - Walking in a Locator’s Boots
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 14
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 15
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 16
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 17
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 18
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - The Challenges of Private Locates
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 20
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 21
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - Locates Made Easy For All of Us
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 23
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 24
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 25
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 26
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - cover3
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - cover4
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