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Vacuum Truck Operator

Date: Aug 7, 2022

Location: Portland, ME, US, 04019

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.

Who We Are

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Our Vacuum Truck Operator plays an integral part on our team to locate existing underground utilities, utilizing vacuum excavation. Will operate equipment safely and efficiently to limit downtime and minimize costs. 

What You'll Do

  • Primary responsibilities include locating underground utilities, clean-up of equipment and job sites, and driving the vacuum trucks
  • Completes visual and daily safety inspection of equipment to ensure safe operations also identifies and communicates potential repair needs to shop mechanic
  • Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning of vac-trucks
  • Completes and ensures record keeping paperwork is accurate
  • Ability to understand and interpret customer as-builts and schematics.
  • Clear understanding of Dig-Safe laws and regulations
  • Maintain all industry required Operator Qualification certifications
  • Other duties as requested by leadership
     

What You'll Have

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 2 year’s prior experience as a Laborer within gas utility industry required
  • Adequate understanding of vacuum exaction, utility location, and operational functionality of vacuum trucks
  • OSHA Competent Person Certified, OSHA 10 preferred
  • Knowledge and skill in using technology such as laptops and tablets 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success in meeting critical deadlines under stressful conditions
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and desire to keep crew safe and compliant
  • Detail oriented

What You'll Get

  • Competitive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Vacation/Sick Time and Paid Holidays
  • Potential Bonus Opportunities
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts
  • Weekly Payroll

Work Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Work is performed within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

Legal Stuff

  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • This position is safety-sensitive and covered under the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations, 49 CFR Part 40. It is important to note that marijuana remains a drug listed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. It remains unacceptable for any safety-sensitive employee subject to drug testing under the company’s Drug Free Workplace Policy to use or test positive for marijuana
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record is preferred
  • Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commitment

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine