Sureway Construction Group Ltd

Industrial Hydrovac Swamper (BB-529C7)

Found in: Neuvoo CA



Reporting to the foreman, the job of the Industrial Hydrovac Swamper is to assist the hydrovac operator in the daily jobs. This will include performing hydro excavations on industrial job sites which may include locating pipe/utility lines, digging holes, trenching and removing debris.


The responsibilities of the Hydrovac Swamper include, but are not limited to:

  • To maintain consistent communication with the operator both verbally and using hand signals.
  • Continually scan the work area for potential hazardous conditions or changing conditions.
  • Complete all required field and shop paperwork including field level hazard assessments and behavior based observation cards.
  • Set up and inspect grounding and/or bonding procedures for Hydrovac operation.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics. Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.
  • Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required.
  • Promote a team approach and maintain dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas.
  • Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections.
  • Work with the Foreman/Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses on the worksite, and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Company’s Safety Program.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.
  • Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Excellent problem solving skills required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a swamper on a hydrovac truck in an industrial setting.
  • Class 3 license, with clean abstract, is considered an asset
  • Physically demanding work conditions - Weather as well as physical
  • Good analytical ability and manual dexterity.
  • Must have proven ability to work in tight spots.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Ability to work in physically demanding conditions.
  • Committed to working in a safe and efficient manner.
  • CSA approved steel toed boots with 6” ankle support.
  • CSTS-09, and H2S Awareness training is an asset.
  • Successful candidates are required to have personal reliable transportation, valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing which would be swab or urine depending on site requirements.
  • Candidates must successfully complete Sureway's Orientation, Site Specific Orientation as well as any other fit for work testing.
  • May be subject to Criminal Record checks depending on site requirements.
  • Sureway Construction Group adheres to employment equity and equal opportunity programs and encourages all women, visible minorities, Aboriginals and disabled persons to apply. We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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