Discovery Operators are responsible for providing Hydro-Vac services, hauling and disposing of materials in an efficient and safe manner. The ideal candidate will have Hydro-Vac experience, and will easily transition into the “Discovery Way”. Being open to new and efficient techniques, process and a basic knowledge of the construction industry is preferred. Valid CDL with experience driving a 18 speed standard transmission vehicle (Required).

Above all we are seeking dedicated people with the desire to learn and build a career while exceeding the highest quality and safety standards.

Operator Requirements

  • Securing- water, dump locations
  • Customer Relations- follow up with customers to make sure you provide “Best in Class” service
  • Assisting Fleet Manager/Area Specialist in setting up necessary accounts for repair, supplies, tires, etc.
  • Become efficient with company software and paperwork; MSI, Tablet, JSA, DOT, Maintenance, inventory, Payroll
  • Ensure truck maintenance policies and procedures are followed
  • Engage in weekly Toolbox Training calls
  • Work closely with Dispatch Team to ensure efficient routes
  • Safety- Maintain a passing score on in-field audits and complete OQ needs for the various Operators as needed

Operator Position Tasks

  • Drive and operate a truck outfitted with a hydro vacuum excavation implement.
  • Provide hydro excavation services in support of daily operations
  • Enter confined spaces when required based on job scope and/or need
  • Document daily inspection for any Pre/Post trip issues to determine if required maintenance or repair is needed
  • Adhere to safe driving practices and follow posted traffic laws
  • Maintain functional equipment and inspect hoses, valves, gauges, etc daily before use
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Prerequisite Knowledge

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations pertaining to commercial vehicles
  • Ability to interact with public, supervisors, and coworkers professionally always
  • Ability to think clearly no matter the stress or difficulty of your circumstances
  • Possess a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Desire to learn and commitment to working safely

Physical and Environmental Demands

  • Distinguish safety colors with 20/20 eyesight using corrective lenses if necessary
  • Withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Ability to stand for long periods (up to 14 hours at a time)

Conditions of Employment

  • Maintain satisfactory safety record
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • In-state driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Satisfactory criminal history check
  • Hold/obtain and maintain DOT medical card and CDL
  • Pass Discovery’s Proficiency Test


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