Hydrovac Operator - Port Perry, Canada - Southview Group

Southview Group
Southview Group
Verified Company
Port Perry, Canada

1 month ago

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Hydrovac Operator
The hydrovac operator is an essential member of the Southview team.

Safely mobilizing the hydrovac unit to the jobsite and operating the on-board hydroexcavation system are the main requirements of the job.

Training will be provided for people with a DZ or AZ license and a desire to succeed.

What we offer:

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Time and a half after 44 hours
  • Full benefits (health, dental, disability, and life) paid for by company after 3 month probationary period
  • Training and advancement opportunities
  • Per diem and expense reimbursements for out of town work


  • Daylighting and soft excavating for telecom, hydro, gas, and underground services
  • Ensure health and safety is the number one goal by following policies, CVOR guidelines and acting in a safe manner at all times
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections by following company policies and procedure for routine maintenance, perform general housekeeping to ensure hydrovac unit is clean and operating properly maintained
  • Complete all required paperwork daily
  • Set up and inspect grounding and/or bonding procedures by Hydrovac operation
  • Must be able to work in confined areas
  • Handle and distribute construction materials, loading and unloading vehicles with supplies, equipment, remove all debris from work sites
  • Other duties as required


  • A DZ driver's license is the minimum requirement needed
  • Must have and maintain a clean driver's abstract and CVOR
  • Must possess and exhibit strong safety acumen and demonstrate safe work practices
  • Previous hydrovac, trucking, vacuum truck or other related experience preferred
  • Previous experience in telecommunications is an asset
  • Mechanical inclination an asset
  • Must be able to work independently with mínimal supervision
  • Operate Southview Group's equipment in a safe and professional manner
  • Properly document all Company, Federal, Provincial and Customer documentation/paperwork as required by law and or established policy in a clear and legible manner
  • Able to effectively and professionally communicate with onsite customer representatives

Essential Physical Functions

  • 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 (rain, snow, heat) 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 capable of working extended hours and variable shifts
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada

$24.00-$35.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Onsite parking
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Work Location:
In person

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