AZ/DZ Hydro Vacuum Driver

Full Time

GFL Environmental Inc.

GFL Environmental is looking for a Hydro Vacuum Operator to join our growing liquid’s division out of our Fort Erie site.

Key Responsibilities:

Work is primarily performed within the construction industry doing trenching. Work is performed on a customer job site, with most of the work being performed locally (Niagara to Hamilton corridor)

Water and a vacuum truck are used to break up ground to expose utility lines and pipelines using a Boom and Wand

Boom – this is attached to the top of each truck and can reach up to 25ft (electronic operation)

Wand – this requires the Operator to hold a ‘water gun’ (manual job). The wand weighs approx. 10 to 15lbs. There is a very small amount of vibration as water passes through

Other jobs include ‘Back Yard Digs – only 5% of the jobs require this type of dig. The Boom is not used. 6” hose is used instead

Other jobs include ‘Industrial” – these require 4” or 6” hose with one end attached to the truck or to a pipe. These weigh approx. 40-50lbs

For all jobs, Operators are required to set up and tear down jobs

Maintain job permits, timesheets, sign off billings as well as pre/post trip inspection documents

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

Valid AZ/DZ License

Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance

Will be required to work both indoors and outdoors

Manual dexterity, ability to lift 75+ lbs required

Overtime as required

Weekend work may be required, on call schedule in effect on weekly basis


We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.%26043511% %%driver%%