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About Us

Professional, Precise and Complete Locating Services in AB, BC & SK

In business since 2001, First Alert Locating Ltd is your trusted source for pipeline locating services in AB, BC & SK. We are a locally owned and operated business providing our clients with quality and professional locating, mapping, one-call management, and many other services. We have also completed projects as far as:


  • Manitoba

  • Nunavut

  • Ecuador

The Beginning

The initial objective of Marty and Jamie Andersen was to deliver highly accurate locates for all types of projects. They established their head office in Grande Prairie to concentrate their services in Northern and Central Alberta and British Columbia but with time, set up another branch office in Whitecourt to help alleviate costs for their clients. In 2016, a second branch office was also established in Dawson Creek to serve our clients better. As well as 2018 in Rimbey and Sylvan Lake.

Our Work Priorities

The technical team at First Alert Locating Ltd is committed to achieving complete client satisfaction while promoting safety measures and awareness. We ensure to adhere to damage prevention protocols to minimize potential hazards that pose a threat to our workers during the ground disturbance projects. When such rules are abided by, it reassures the AER, WCB and OH&S governing departments that all efforts have been made to minimize any potential work environment threats. We have also maintained working relationships with the local Indigenous communities.

Our Specialties

Our team is specialized in all types of scanning and locating services including, but not limited to:


  • One Call response management

  • Environmental spills and reclamation sites

  • Line breaks

  • New pipeline rights of way

  • Rig anchors

  • Scanning and locating inside and outside facilities

  • Seismic projects

  • Smart pigs for line-a-log pulls

First Alert has a well-established safety program & culture. We believe in investing in our staff. This helps us to maintain quality assurance and to offer competitive rates to our clients. Call us to learn more about our prices.

Meet Our Team

No great team is complete without the leaders taking up the responsibilities of ensuring quality work to the clients. Along with all the hard-working and dedicated technicians, we are proud to have a great support team consisting of:

  • Marty Andersen
    - President & Founder
  • Jamie Andersen
    - CEO, Co-Owner
  • Marnie Greff
    - Office Manager
  • Christine Gullett
    - Administrative Assistant
  • Isaac Curran
    - One Call Coordinator & Dispatch
  • Brent Johnston
    - Sr. Locate Tech, UAV Deploy, and Recruitment
  • Greg Kuzminski
    - Sr. Locate Tech, QA & Training
  • Branden Lavoie
    - Dispatch
  • Lindsey Lewis
    - Safety Coordinator

Head Office

First Alert Locating Ltd
PO Box 8 Stn Main
Grande Prairie, AB

T8V 3A1

Whitecourt Office

Whitecourt, AB

Phone: 780-518-8179 (Dispatch) 24 hrs

Office: 780-538-9936 (Monday to Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM)

Toll-free: 1-866-538-9936

Fax: 780-532-9940



Open 24 hours

Service Area


  • Whitecourt

  • Rimbey

  • Sylvan Lake

  • Grand Prairie


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