Hydrovac Assistant/Labourer in Ottawa at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you a Resourcer? 
As an essential services provider, Veolia helps its customers to improve their energy efficiency, better manage their buildings, their water and wastewater and transform their waste into resources. As Resourcers, we do this 24/7/365 by finding safe, cost-effective and innovative solutions that we provide to our many clients (companies, garages, hospitals, municipalities, etc.). These make us THE global reference in the environment. 

To fully participate in Canada's circular economy, we can count on more than 1500 employees like you! Currently, we are recruiting our next resourcer whose role will be:  

Hydrovac Assistant/Labourer located in Ottawa, Ontario.

The Hydrovac Assistant is responsible for performing on-site vacuum and hydro excavation operations and the safe operation of vacuum and hydro excavation equipment in accordance with company standards and procedures.
Primary Responsibilities
∙       Perform daily inspections of equipment, hoses, pumps, etc.
∙       Load and unload equipment necessary to perform vacuum and hydro excavation operations
∙       Perform vacuum and hydro blast operations including shot gunning of pressures ranging around 2500 psi
∙       Set up and take down all equipment, hoses and tools
∙       Requires manual labour to properly set up and take down operations.
∙       Completes all paperwork including Job Safety Analysis forms, and any other reports as may be required
∙       Wear safety personal protective equipment as required for this position (heights, confined space, toxic atmospheres during hydro excavation), work safely and observe all safety procedures
∙       Promotes safety through own actions and work habits. Reports all incidents and near misses, involving self, company vehicles, or other job personnel to the Supervisor immediately
∙       Cleans up work area after work is complete

∙       Performs other tasks as may be requested by the Supervisor including manual labour, sewer cleaning and inspections, etc

Job Requirements

  • Pass a medical and/or drug test and criminal background check
  • Ability to work in adverse work conditions, varying from very hot to very cold
  • Able to work in wet environments as well as dry environments
  • Physically capable of standing, shoveling and performing other types of physical work for long periods of time
  • Capable of working long shifts under adverse conditions (up to 14 hours a day)
  • Ability to safely handle up to a 6 inch vacuum hose 
  • Medically and physically capable of wearing respirator while performing the above listed work
  • Requires current G license
  • Must be able to complete a satisfactory road test with Veolia’s personnel observing
  • Experience working in an industrial setting
  • Must be clean shaven for personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Experience in hydro excavation, sewer cleaning and vacuum truck operations is preferred

Why join our Resourcers team? 
  • A company in constant growth that creates the world of tomorrow; 
  • A multitude of large-scale projects where you can use your talent;
  • Challenges to your measure and the lack of routine;   
  • A permanent position - Full-time 
  • The opportunity to develop your career to meet your professional objectives;
  • Training and support programs, both internal and external;
  • Very competitive compensation, pension and benefits;

Are you a Resourcer?  / Would you like to come resource the world with us? 
Here's how to apply:
Website:https://veolia.taleo.net/careersection/extexp/jobdetail.ftl?job=111071&lang=en# or via : ca.job@veolia.com