As a Registered Utility Locator Technician (RULT) certified by ASTTBC you are in the unique position of being registered with the only Professional Association in Canada to award a certification for utility locating. You will hold a registered title which demonstrates the competencies required by locators who work with all major utilities, varying materials and multiple orientations. Those competencies, established within the ASTTBC Policy, are intended to enable practitioners to deliver an enhanced level of practice and further assure public safety. Being awarded the right to carry the title of RULT demonstrates that you have met the ASTTBC competency and enrollment standards, you are committed to a mandatory Continuing Professional Development Policy, you are held to a high standard of Ethics and Professionalism in Practice and you are subject to practice review. ASTTBC Registered Utility Locator Technicians provide the ground disturbance community and public with the confidence needed to complete projects competently and safely.
As a Registered Utility Locator Technician (RULT) certified by ASTTBC you can feel confident knowing yours is the only certification for underground locating awarded by a professional association in Canada. The fundamental principal of Accountability through high ethical practice standards, mandatory continuing professional development and practice review set you apart from all other non certified practitioners.
If you expect the highest standards of ethics, competency and mandatory continuing professional development from your employees then a Registered Utility Locator Technician (RULT) certified by ASTTBC is the right choice. If you are an employer who is critically aware of the need for risk management - all ASTTBC Registered Utility Locator Technicians have access to professional liability protection, including Errors and Omissions and Commercial General Liability insurance policies. This demonstrates the high level of confidence the insurance industry has with registered members of a professional association – ASTTBC.
ASTTBC Registered Utility Locator Technicians are considered unique in the industry - holding a certification from a professional association. Member benefits include a wide array of services, access to continuing education events, networking within an association of over 10,500 professionals as well as access to Professional Liability Insurance at rates far below those available to practitioners not belonging to ASTTBC. If you have questions about a career in construction safety or about certification with ASTTBC, please contact us.