Tervita is a leading North American environmental and energy services company. Our 4,100 dedicated employees partner with natural resource and industrial companies who share our values and work with them to create a sustainable future. Safety is our highest priority: it influences our actions, guides our decisions and shapes our culture. We maintain a strategically located network of more than 95 state-of-the-art waste management facilities and a fleet of specialized equipment and assets to help customers address production and operational waste challenges. Our highly effective, convenient and environmentally sound solutions help minimize environmental impact and maximize returns.
A privately-held company, we've been known for the past 25 years by the brands of our founding companies: CCS, Hazco, Beck, Concord and others. By joining together our individual expertise, experience, assets and services, we will be uniquely positioned to develop integrated project management solutions and provide customers easier access to our broad range of comprehensive services.
The Hydro Excavator Operator/Driver is responsible to operate and drive one of our "state of the art" Hydro Excavation units (Super Sucker). Hydro vac excavation is a mechanical means of using water to break up earth, simultaneously removed by a powerful vacuum. When utilized properly the method is a safe, non destructive means of excavation. Super Sucker Hydro Vac personnel are extensively trained in safe practice procedures and are equipped with the tools to enable safe excavation.
The core areas of accountability include but are not limited to:
•Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.
•Operate and drive equipment including operating and driving equipment to and from work sites.
•Operate one or more of the following equipment types: Tractor Trailer Wet Vac; Tractor Trailer Water Truck; Tractor Trailer Tank Truck; Chemical Truck; Pressure Truck; Combo Unit (Vac / Steamer); Hydro Vac.
•Perform Pre / Post Trip inspections
•Perform roadside repairs when needed
•Responsible for safe operation and maintenance of equipment
•Log driving information as required
•Communicate with dispatchers
•May transport hazardous goods
•Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Tervita business.
•High School Diploma or GED with 2+ years experience in the industry
•Mechanical ability; Knowledge of equipment and heavy vehicle operation, maintenance, and repair.
•Ability to work in confined space
•Ability to bend, twist, lift & climb
•Able to enter/exit heavy equipment without strain
•Able to operate physical controls/pedals associated with the piece of equipment
•20/20 eyesight corrected or uncorrected
•Ability to use tools and to assist in operations of Equipment
•Ability to lift hoods to assist with equipment repairs
•Ability to sit for extended periods of time
•High level of concentration
•Ability to climb under a truck for inspection
Tervita Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.
Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check as applicable by position. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of these pre-employment processes.