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Hydrovac Operator

Location: Portland, OR, United States
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20279
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are an experienced Hydrovac Operator seeking a great wage, extensive benefits, and want to work for a company who prides themselves on safety.
You have experience supporting utility maintenance and construction. Your experience supporting telecommunications allows you to safely trench and dig around utilities.

Apply today to join the Ledcor Technical Services team!

We support our employees with training to develop skills, knowledge, and abilities.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees.
Benefits are provided which include items such as health, dental, vision plans, life and disability coverages, comprehensive retirement plans, family
support benefits, mental health and wellness resources, and more.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Operate heavy equipment such as excavators, dozers, and/or loaders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials during construction and related activities

  • Conduct pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections and completes daily Field Level Hazard Assessments, logs and reports any maintenance concerns with the equipment

  • Perform pre and post trip inspections by following company policies and procedure for routine maintenance, performing general housekeeping to ensure Hydro Vac is clean and operating properly

  • Day-lighting and soft excavating for telecom, hydro and gas

  • Set up and inspect grounding and/or bonding procedures by Hydrovac operation


  • Must have a valid Class A or B CDL with Tanker and Airbrake endorsements

  • Must be able to work in confined areas

  • Experience operating a Hydrovac

  • Must have and maintain a clean driver’s abstract

  • Ability to drive a manual transmission

  • Previous experience in telecommunications is an asset

  • Successful completion of pre-employment requirements

Work Conditions:

  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the position which involves sitting, standing, bending, climbing, lifting (up to 50 pounds), working in confined spaces and in all types of weather conditions (rain, snow, heat etc.)

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.   

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