Hydrovac Operator - Fort St. John

Hydrovac Operator

Location: Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Career Number: 2380
Date Posted: 2020-08-20

Working at DFI

DFI has over 25 years of experience providing quality piling services and products to industrial clients throughout North America.
At DFI, we believe anything is possible and we’re relentless in our pursuit of excellence. To direct our focus, our team strives for achievement, expertise, and pride when it comes to our service.
We offer competitive wages, RRSP matching, GWL benefits, industry and apprenticeship training, professional development, referral incentives, and the opportunity for growth and advancement!

Job Profile

Hydrovac Operators conduct hydro excavation projects including; utility line exposure, debris removal, slot trenching, and digging. The right person for this role will be willing to lend a hand when not operating the Hydrovac, including rigging for piling units and drills.

Job Duties

  • Operate trucks in a safe and professional manner
  • Train and mentor Hydrovac Riggers to foster employee skill development
  • Set up and inspect grounding and/or bonding procedures for hydrovac operations
  • Coordinate on-site activities with outside contacts/clients when required
  • Complete all required paperwork within set time lines
  • Perform pre and post-trip inspections, as well as routine maintenance on equipment
  • Qualifications

  • Previous experience operating a Hydrovac, minimum 1 year
  • Abilty to operate a skid steer
  • Clean class 3 driver’s license, an asset
  • Field safety tickets including; First Aid, H2S, CSTS, Fall Protection, and Ground Disturbance an asset
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate production needs, with availability to work out of town


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