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Hydrovac Swamper

Title Hydrovac Swamper
LocationCalgary, AB
Job Information

The Hydro Vac Swamper will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency. They also will assist the Hydrovac operator in a safe and efficient manner.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist operator  to completes a thorough pre-trip inspection of assigned vehicle and periodically throughout shift
  • Liaises with dispatch to determine daily work assignment(s)
  • Operates assigned unit in a safe and effective manner, carrying out assigned duties
  • Operates wand and vacuum in safe and effective manner
  • Ensures vehicles and axle weights meet regulatory requirements
  • Secures cargo according to legislated requirements
  • Keeps assigned unit clean and presentable
  • Completes required paperwork


  • Minor truck and trailer repair and maintenance
  • Completes other training as required
  • Comply with Whissell and local OH&S regulations
  • Monitor employee compliance with OH&S rules and standards
  • Maintain and foster a clean and organized work environment


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Physically fit
  • Willing to work long hours in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work in wet and muddy conditions
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, fast paced


  • Previous experience an asset
  • RSTS or CSTS training

Whissell offers a comprehensive benefits program as well as a Safety Incentive Program.

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

Overtime will be required during peak construction months.

To apply, email resume to or fax to 403.236.8834, Attn: Human Resources.

Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

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