Hydro-Vac Operator - Pipeline Maintenance


Category: Equipment Operators
Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta
Title: Hydro-Vac Operator - Pipeline Maintenance
Job ID: 12845
Job Status: Full Time Temporary

Job Summary

As a Hydro-Vac Operator, you will be responsible for supporting Pipeline Construction and Maintenance activity by exposing underground pipelines and utilities across Alberta. Join the Ledcor Pipeline Maintenance team in Spruce Grove, AB today!


• Operating the clients heavy duty Hydro-Vac truck throughout various geographical locations in Alberta as assigned
• Running Hydro-Vac to complete excavation of high pressure pipelines
• Managing Hydro-Vac Swamper and ensure that they are following company and client procedures
• Completing daily log book and inspections
• Conducting general labor duties including sandblasting, hand exposing of pipe, pipe coating removal and replacement
• Creating and reviewing Client Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
• Coordinating work activities as assigned by client
• Ensuring all work tasks and duties comply with client Operating Procedures and Community, Safety & Environment policies, procedures and related legislation
• Performing tasks as required


• Must have the ability to safely and effectively operate Hydro-Vac truck in tight and congested areas while excavating around hotlines and above ground structures
• Must have a high degree of respect for safe work habits
• Ability to develop an understanding of company practices and procedures and apply them to site specific procedures
• Must have demonstrated concern for people, utilizing effective interpersonal skills
• Must demonstrate a commitment to Ledcor’s core values
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment while acting independently in the execution of excavation duties
• Ability to perform physically demanding labor duties as required
• Ability to work shift work (9/5) away from home for extended periods
• Must have strong planning and organization skills
• Must have a strong willingness to learn and develop new skills
• Must possess a valid Class 1 licence from a recognized provincial authority
• Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing

Work Conditions

• Travel extensively to work in various outdoor weather conditions
• Work with a small crew of 10 people
• Modified schedule (e.g. 9 days on, 5 days off)
• Benefits provided by CLAC

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!
Ledcor is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

Spruce Grove, AB
Spruce Grove, Alberta

Date Posted 2/17/2017 12:31:08 PM