Job: Hydrovac CDL Operator

Hydrovac CDL Operator

Available Locations Include:  
·        Albuquerque, NM. ·        Los Angeles, CA.
·        Atlanta, GA. ·        Louisville, KY.
·        Austin, TX. ·        Manassas, VA.
·        Bakersfield, CA. ·        Martinez, CA.
·        Baltimore, MD. ·        McPherson, KS.
·        Baton Rouge, LA. ·        Memphis, TN.
·        Bayfield, CO. ·        Miami, FL.
·        Beaumont, TX. ·        Midland, TX.
·        Billings, MT. ·        Milwaukee, WI.
·        Birmingham, AL. ·        Minneapolis, MN.
·        Bloomington, IL. ·        Nashville, TN.
·        Boise, ID. ·        New Orleans, LA.
·        Boston, MA. ·        Newburgh, NY.
·        Brownsburg, IN. ·        Omaha, NE.
·        Buffalo, NY. ·        Orlando, FL.
·        Casper, WY. ·        Philadelphia, PA.
·        Charlotte, NC. ·        Phoenix, AZ.
·        Cheyenne, WY. ·        Pinedale, WY.
·        Cincinnati, OH. ·        Pittsburgh, PA.
·        Clarksburg, WV. ·        Pontoon, Beach IL.
·        Cleveland, OH. ·        Portage, IN.
·        Columbia, SC. ·        Reno, NV.
·        Columbus, OH. ·        Rifle, CO.
·        Conway, AT. ·        Riverside, CA.
·        Corpus Christi, TX. ·        Rock Springs, WY.
·        Dallas, TX. ·        Sacramento, CA.
·        Des Moines, IA. ·        San Antonio, TX.
·        Detroit, MI. ·        San Diego, CA.
·        Dickinson, ND. ·        San Jose, CA.
·        Forest Lake, MN. ·        Savannah, GA.
·        Fresno, CA. ·        Sparta, NJ.
·        Gainesville, GA ·        Stillwater, OK.
·        Gillette, WY. ·        Tampa, FL.
·        Grand Rapids, MI. ·        Tulsa, OK.
·        Greensboro, NC. ·        Tuscon, AZ.
·        Hartford, CT. ·        Vicksburg, MS.
·        Hinton, OK. ·        Victoria, TX
·        Houston, TX. ·        Virginia Beach, VA.
·        Jackson, MS. ·        Weatherford, TX.
·        Jacksonville, FL. ·        Wichita, KS.
·        Joliet, IL. ·        Whiting, IN.
·        Kansas City, MO. ·        Willamsport, PA.
·        Lake Charles, LA. ·        Williston, ND.
·        Lithonia, GA.  
·        Las Vegas, NV.  
·        Longview, TX.  

Badger Daylighting is expanding and seeking professional Hydrovac Operators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America.

The Badger Hydrovac system is a non-destructive method of excavating as an alternative to mechanical equipment or hand-digging. The Badger Hydrovac uses pressurized water and a vacuum system to quickly, safely, precisely and cleanly excavate around utilities, pipelines and numerous other applications.



  • Seventy percent or more of the job’s work time is spent operating the on-board hydro-vacuum system outside the truck performing non-destructive excavation around sensitive underground piping and cables.
  • Other hydrovac work consists of tank entry, cleaning and vacuuming, mobilization of equipment, truck maintenance, safety meetings, etc.
  • Heavy lifting at times is required.
  • Working at heights are sometimes required
  • The job requires typical construction type hours with some weeks being less than 40 hours and other weeks very busy requiring 50 plus hours.
  • Badger is a 24/7 operation.



  • Minimum of 1 year driving experience with CDL PREFERRED
  • Applicant shall agree to initial Drug/Alcohol testing and random testing thereafter
  • OSHA10 safety card certification is required. (If applicant does not hold an OSHA10 certification, Badger will pay for computer based training with applicant completing on-line course within 5 days of hiring on their own. Certification is the property of the applicant.)
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a current and valid DOT medical certificate.
  • Criminal background check and safety performance verification will be conducted.
  • Clean MVR (2 or less traffic violations in current 3 year period).
  • Safety mindedness is essential.
  • Travel out of town and out of state to work will be required at times.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours. (Due to client schedule, our operators may not work every day but must be flexible for irregular hours).
  • Underground utility experience a plus.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Drive and operate Badger Daylighting Corp equipment in a safe and professional manner.
  • Properly document all Company, Federal, State, and Customer documentation/paperwork as required by law and or established policy in a clear and legible manner.
  • Able to effectively and professionally communicate with on-sight customer representative to locate least intrusive and safest place to park company equipment while on job sight.
  • Able to lead and direct subordinate personnel to perform duties/tasks in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.
  • Able to troubleshoot and as the need arises perform minor repairs to equipment.

Essential Physical Functions/Requirements of the Job:

  • Hear and distinguish emergency signals and instructions while on duty.
  • Must be able to repetitively sit, lift, stoop, bend, squat, kneel, reach and crawl.
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in all outdoor elements for extended periods of time.
  • Confined Space Entry may be required to accomplish tasks for some clients when applicable.
  • Be able to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Must be able to climb ladders, and work from stationary platforms from elevated heights.
  • Must be capable of working extended hours and variable shifts.

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Badger Daylighting Corp offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Badger Daylighting Corp offers a comprehensive benefit program which includes Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Employer Matching 401k program and Paid Time Off.  Badger Daylighting Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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