This position is a Future Job Opportunity. We are looking to gather qualified & interested candidates who we can consider for our next open position.
Our Dallas TX location is currently looking for Hydrovac Operators with their CDL A or B licence to join the team. Our Hydrovac Operators drive and operate our specialized on-board hydro-vacuum system, while providing safe, customer-focused services to our customers.
The job requires typical construction type hours with some weeks being less than 40 hours and other weeks very busy requiring 50 plus hours. Travel for short term out of town work assignments and/or training is to be expected. Training will be provided for people with a desire to succeed.
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Key Accountabilities Safely operate the on-board hydro-vacuum system outside the truck and perform other duties such as clean-up, mobilization and general maintenance of the equipment. Always communicate effectively and professionally and to demonstrate a strong customer service focus in all interactions. Lead and direct personnel to perform duties/tasks in a safe, timely, and efficient manner. Troubleshoot minor mechanical issues and as the need arises perform minor repairs to equipment. Attend safety meetings and ensures all tasks are always completed in a safe and professional manner. Use Company provided technology (iPad) for field ticketing and time and attendance. Properly document all Company, Federal, State, and Customer paperwork as required by law and/or established policy in a clear and legible manner.
Experience, Qualifications & Education
Previous hydrovac, trucking, vacuum truck or other related industrial experience preferred. Must pass pre-employment testing which consists of Background Check, Drug & Alcohol, physical (DOT & Non-DOT) and for certain positions a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE). Must possess a minimum CDL A or B license; with an acceptable driving record. Tanker endorsement required. OSHA10 safety certification is required. (If applicant does not hold this certification, Badger will pay for computer-based training with applicant completing on-line course within 5 days of hiring. Certification is the property of the applicant.) Safety certifications preferred (eg. First Aid/CPR, Fall Protection, Confined Space). Experience in a labour-intensive position and working outside in all types of weather conditions. Ability to work independently in a team and safety focused environment. Mechanical inclination is an asset.
Physical Demands Requirements Must be able to 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. Must be cleared to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Must be able to climb ladders, and work from stationary platforms from elevated heights. Must be capable of working extended hours and variable shifts.
About Badger Daylighting
Badger Daylighting is North America’s leading provider of non-destructive hydrovac excavation services. We are publicly traded company, listed on the TSX (‘BAD’). Badger traditionally works for contractors, engineers, and facility owners in the oil and gas, power, municipal, transportation, industrial, and commercial construction industries. We have been designing and manufacturing our Hydrovac System for more than 20 years, continually improving the safety, efficiency, and productivity of the system. Today, our fleet of more than 1000 hydrovac vacuum trucks provide excavation services to more than 100 US and Canadian locations.