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Hydrovac Laborer (Dickinson, ND)

E&M Services, LLC.
Dickinson, ND
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary: The role of the Hydrovac Laborer is to work with Hydrovac trucks, in support of the Hydrovac operator to ensure the successful completion of hydro excavation processes. The Hydrovac Laborer will also provide general labor support to the yard, shop, and site crews. The incumbent operates related Hydrovac, and other machines/equipment used in construction to excavate, load, dig or break rocks or debris, dirt, or other materials. The Hydrovac laborer is responsible for assisting the Hydrovac operator in the completion of projects in a safe and timely manner. Both the Hydrovac operators and laborers utilize various tools/equipment to perform each job.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Responsible for assisting the Hydrovac operator in the successful completion of hydro excavation projects including (but may not be limited to) utility line exposure, debris removal, trenching and digging
  • Regularly cleans, inspects, and maintains company vehicle and all other equipment that may be assigned by collaborating closely with mechanics/supervisors
  • Secure and safely transports equipment needed for the job, according to company policy and DOT regulations
  • Responsible for utilizing all required safety and work equipment necessary, as well as making sure all equipment and PPE is inspected and regularly cleaned or maintained for proper function and safe use
  • Responsible for attending and participating in Job Safety Analysis and Pre-Job Safety Meeting regarding possible hazards when arriving at a work location - prior to starting each job
  • Responsible for properly completing and submitting Field Tickets or other appropriate documents showing work time and job performed
  • Communicates effectively and regularly with field management regarding jobs, hazards, needs, employees, etc.
  • Comply with all company and location Safety/DOT policies to work safely in a potentially hazardous environment

 Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic underground utilities
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment, ensuring that it is functioning and operating properly
  • Knowledge of equipment and tools commonly used in the oil gas industry
  • Must be professional and motivated to complete all tasks assigned
  • Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must possess the ability to safely operate all vehicles and equipment involved in Hydrovac work
  • Must have working knowledge and the ability to use computers and software such as Microsoft Office, email, timekeeping programs, invoicing, etc.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to effectively communicate with other employees, managers, and all other relevant third parties involved with the jobs performed. This includes (but may not be limited to) typing, speaking, reading, writing, and hearing.

Education and Experience:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must pass a drug screen, MVR check, and background check pursuant to local, state, and federal rules.


  • A clean driving record and valid driver’s license.
  • Valid CDL
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience or training
  • Mechanical ability; and knowledge of equipment and heavy vehicle operation, maintenance, and repair

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job (but are not limited to).

The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, or crouch for extended periods of time, unassisted. The incumbent must wear a respirator when required. Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination sufficient to operate industrial machinery are required. This job also requires full range of body motion to include handling and lifting. The incumbent must repeatedly lift and/or move up to 65 (SIXTY-FIVE) pounds unassisted. Visual acuity, hearing, speaking, reading, and writing must be adequate to perform all required tasks in a safe manner.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Work is usually done outdoors and sometimes at a client facility or job site and is frequently performed in inclement and/or extreme weather conditions. The incumbent is exposed to electricity, moving mechanical parts, vehicles, equipment, and hazardous materials. This position regularly requires long work hours and frequent weekend work.

AAP/EEO Statement:

It is the policy of E&M Services, LLC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, E&M Services, LLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





E&M Services, LLC.


Dickinson, ND
58601 USA



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