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Position HydroVac Operator  
Category Telecom  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Meridian  
Req Number TEL-22-00044  
About the Organization Headquartered in Meridian, Idaho we are in the heart of Idaho's Treasure Valley, an area consistently ranked among the nation's Top 10 best places to Live, Work and Play. We boast locations throughout the Pacific Northwest which offers unrivaled outdoor activities, exceptional Northwest cuisine, and an abundance of urban entertainment and culture.

We offer the opportunity to work in an extraordinary area for a growing company that offers competitive wages, a generous benefits package, career growth opportunities and awesome coworkers. With access to added growth opportunities available at our sister companies located in Massachusetts, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas.

Apply today for your opportunity to energize your career by joining an industry leader with deep, long-standing relationships with the major electric utilities and telecom providers in the Pacific Northwest and the unique ability to offer our customers a full suite of aerial telecom, underground telecom, overhead electric, underground electric, joint utility trenching, and directional drilling services  

The Hydrovac Operator is responsible for the successful completion of hydro excavation processes. The incumbent operates Hydrovac and other machines used in construction to excavate, load, dig or break rocks or debris, dirt, or other materials. The Hydrovac Operator acts as crew lead, responsible for the completion of projects in a safe and timely manner. Safe Operations of Truck and Its Equipment

  • Responsible for the successful completion of hydro excavation projects including utility line exposure, debris removal, slot trenching, and digging
  • Operate Hydrovac trucks and equipment in a safe and professional manner
  • Supervise activities of Hydrovac Laborers in order to ensure employee skill development
  • Set up and inspect grounding and/or bonding procedures for Hydrovac operation
  • Complete all required paperwork properly and within set time lines
  • Perform pre and post-trip inspections, as well as routine maintenance
  • Performing Required Daily Vacuum Excavation Tasks:
  • Potholing Existing Underground Utilities for HDD Work
  • Pole Holes, Anchors, and Trench Work for Company Divisions
  • Exposing Existing Underground Utilities for New Placement and Maintenance Work
Position Requirements


  • Class A CDL Air Brake and Tanker Endorsement
  • Knowledge of basic underground utilities
  • Skills in operating heavy equipment and machines proficiently and safely
  • Ability to use time and equipment efficiently to complete projects on time
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Mapping and Print Reading
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience or training
  • Mechanical ability; and knowledge of equipment and heavy vehicle operation, maintenance, and repair
  • Repetitive Lifting of Vac Piping Connections


  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid State CDL License is required within two weeks of employment
  • Candidates must pass Criminal and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) background check and a pre-employment drug screen
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Employee will work within other company divisions if Vac Truck is not scheduled for that day.
Open Date 4/29/2022  
Close Date  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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