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Crowdsourcing for Utilities

I remember the days following the 2013 Toronto Ice Storm.  I remember the vast number of amateur pictures and videos presented on conventional news stations and of course on YouTube, Twitter, and other forms of social media.  The pictures and videos contained many images of damaged assets, including trees on wires, stressed or broken poles, […]

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Utilities can learn from Ants!

Over the past two years I have confused many people when I bring up this topic.  Luckily I have refined my pitch and simplified my story which can now be delivered more concisely. You see, ants do not have an organizational structure.  Contrary to popular belief the queen ant does not give orders.  When a crew […]

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Integrated Approach

Planview Utility Services Limited combines three distinct services; Engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering and GIS Services. With a synergistic approach we provide Utilities with value added services for each.  Planview supports Utilities throughout the asset life cycle from Planning and Pre-Engineering services to Engineering Design, Structural Analysis, Permitting and on to Asset Records Management, Network Management and […]

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The Role of Risk in Damage Prevention

In 2014, I presented at the CCGA in Alberta and raised the topic of using Risk in the damage prevention world.  To often we have shut the conversation down with the typical idea of aiming at zero risk.  However, we must acknowledge that in the damage prevention world every dig, every locate and every all-clear […]

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Planview Utility Services Limited adds Kris Philpott as Director of GIS Services

MARKHAM, ON ~ Planview Utility Services Limited is pleased to announce that Kris Philpott, a partner in our firm will be working with our organization as Director of GIS Services.  Planview has established itself as a reputable supplier of GIS technical services and looks to enhance our service offerings of GIS, Engineering and Sub-Surface Utility Engineering […]

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Planview Utility Services Limited adds Wayne Crann as the Vice President of GIS Services

  MARKHAM, ON ~ Planview Utility Services Limited is pleased to announce that Wayne Crann, a senior partner in our firm will be working with our organization as Vice President of GIS Services.  Planview has established itself as a reputable supplier of GIS technical services and looks to enhance our service offerings with a well respected […]

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Planview Utility Services Limited acquires Crann & Associates Inc., a Utility Mapping and GIS Service provider

   MARKHAM, ON ~ Planview is adding depth to an already strong team of professionals with the addition of the Crann & Associates Inc. (C&A) team.  C&A has provided mapping, data management and GIS consulting services for 12 years to the Telecommunication, Hydro-Electric, Gas and Municipal sectors in Ontario and 1Call (Call Before You Dig) organizations […]

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CAD Operator

Position:              CAD Operator – Full Time position Submit Resumes To: jobs@planview.ca   Candidates selected for the screening process will be contacted by phone. Please submit resumes to jobs@planview.ca only. Phone calls will not be accepted by applicants prior to being selected for the screening process. Only potential qualified candidates selected will be contacted.   CORE […]

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Planview Utility Services Limited adds Rick Leetham as the Vice President of Subsurface Utility Engineering

Planview Utility Services Limited is pleased to announce that Rick Leetham has joined our organization as the Vice President of Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Services.  Over the past year Planview has established itself as a reputable partner in SUE services and has now enhanced our service offerings with the addition of a seasoned professional in […]

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Project Coordinator

Position:            Project Coordinator / Manager – Full Time position Closing Date:     December 2, 2013 Submit Resumes To: jobs@planview.ca   Candidates selected for the screening process will be contacted by phone.  Phone calls will not be accepted by applicants prior to being selected for the screening process. Only potential qualified candidates selected will be contacted. […]

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