Vac Operator - Newmarket, Canada - CANADIAN LOCATORS INC. – Markham, ON

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Newmarket, Canada

1 month ago

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POSITION-Hydro Vac Operator( permanent)

$35 - $37

Working under the supervision of the Foreman, the Hydro Vac Operator will assist in the installation of telecommunication cables and apparatuses to support the project construction team.


  • Execute all work assigned safely
  • Operate the Hydro Vac truck while maintain the vehicle.
  • Perform work including exposing cables and conduits for all utilities via hydrovac system.
  • Transport cargo and/or equipment in a safe manner.
  • Complete the daily maintenance programs as per equipment specifications.
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, and other equipment, and monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness
  • Complete Driver's logbook & daily vehicle inspection, maintenance and repair reports, accident or incident reports.
  • Must be able to plan travel schedule and routes, receive and relay information to supervisor
  • Loading and unloading of goods; tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo.
  • Handle and distribute construction materials, loading and unloading vehicles with supplies, equipment, remove all debris from work sites
  • Possibly operate small power tools (e.g. compaction jumping jacks, cut saws, air compressors and generators)
  • Will perform all other duties as required by operation manager


  • Valid driver's licence (AZ or DZ license).
  • 2 plus years experience driving a hydro vac truck and experience in knowing how to operate the Hydro Vac truck in a safe manner.
  • Previous Hydrovac, trucking, vacuum truck or other related oil and gas experience preferred.
  • Fully trained in the operations and maintenance of the truck and comfortable trouble shooting and minor repairs in the field.
  • Comfortable around underground utility services.
  • Must provide a clean driving record (abstract) and criminal check prior to employment commencing.
  • Familiarity with CVOR requirements.
  • Must possess and exhibit strong safety acumen and demonstrate safe work practices.
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate a strong customer service focus.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to follow INTUS best practices with focus on Best Operator, Best Truck.

Physical Requirements

  • Hear and distinguish emergency signals and instructions while on duty.
  • Must be able to repetitively sit, lift, stoop, bend, squat, kneel, reach and crawl.
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in all outdoor elements for extended periods of time.
  • Confined Space Entry may be required to accomplish tasks for some clients when applicable.
  • Be able to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Must be able to climb ladders, and work from stationary platforms from elevated heights.
  • Must be capable of working extended hours and variable shifts.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.
INTUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance

Job Types:
Full-time, Permanent

$35.00-$37.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:
In person

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