Hydro Vac Operator with CDL

Diamond's Management Group

Corporate Headquarters
Posted 3 years ago

 Job Description 

  • Ninety percent or more of the job’s work time is spent operating the on-board hydro-vacuum system outside the truck performing non-destructive excavation around sensitive underground piping and cables.
  • Other hydro-vac work consists of tank entry, cleaning and vacuuming, mobilization of equipment, attending training sessions, paperwork, truck maintenance, safety meetings, etc.
  • Heavy lifting at times is required.
  • Confined Space Entry is required to accomplish tasks for some clients
  • Working at heights are sometimes required
  • The job requires typical construction type hours with some weeks being less than 40 hours and other weeks very busy requiring 50 plus hours.

Job Type 


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year driving experience with CDL required
  • Applicant shall agree to initial Drug/Alcohol testing and random testing thereafter.
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a current and valid DOT medical certificate.
  • A criminal background check and safety performance verification will be conducted.
  • Clean MVR (2 or less traffic violations in current 3 year period).
  • Safety mindedness is essential.
  • Travel out of state to work will be required at times.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours. (Due to client schedule, our operators may not work every day but must be flexible for irregular hours).
  • Underground utility or construction experiences a plus.

Essential Job Functions 

  • Drive and operate Diamond’s Management Group, Inc. equipment in a safe and professional manner.
  • Properly document all Company, Federal, State, and Customer documentation/paperwork as required by law and or established policy in a clear and legible manner.
  • Able to effectively and professionally communicate with on-sight customer representative to locate least intrusive and safest place to park company equipment while on job sight.
  • Able to lead and direct subordinate personnel to perform duties/tasks in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.
  • Able to troubleshoot and as the need arises perform minor repairs to equipment.

Essential Physical Functions/Requirements of the Job

  • 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.
  • Be able to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Must be able to climb ladders, and work from stationary platforms from elevated heights.
  • Must be capable of working extended hours and variable shifts.

Hourly Rate & Benefits 

  • Salary: $26.00 to $30.00 /hour
  • Health Care Benefits after 90 days of full-time employment
  • Dental Care Benefits after 90 days of full-time employment
  • Eye Care Benefits after 90 days of full-time employment
  • Life Insurance after 90 days of full-time employment

Job Features

Job CategoryHydrovac Operator

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