AECOM Hydro Vac Operator in Virden, Manitoba

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145903BR

Position Title Hydro Vac Operator

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Oil + Gas

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Manitoba

City Virden

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Oil + Gas

We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Hydro Vac Operator to be based in our Virden, Manitoba location.

Position Summary:

  • Operating fluid haul oilfield equipment including loading and unloading liquid products;

  • Transporting sludge/slurry, mud.

  • Performing pre and post trip inspection, keep record of logs, paperwork;

  • Maintaining all tools and equipment to the required standards;

  • Driving safely and professionally, obeying all traffic rules at all times;

  • Participating fully in job observations, near miss and HID reporting, site inspections, weekly and monthly safety meetings, and tailgate meetings;

  • Identifying and mitigating safety hazards

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Execute assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner

  • Ability to work unsupervised

  • Meet established timeline (e.g. work with dispatch)

  • Make critical decisions (e.g. regarding exposure to H2S, equipment limits)

  • Carry out detailed procedures (e.g. set of steps to follow

  • Meet safety standards and AECOM Core Values

  • Interact with other operators/supervisors

  • Maintain all AECOM tools and equipment to the required standards

  • Drive safely and professionally, obeying all traffic rules at all times

  • Participate fully in such things as job observations, near miss and HID reporting, site inspections, weekly and monthly safety meetings, and tailgate meetings

  • Identify and mitigate safety hazards

  • Ensure that all training is kept current

  • Understand and utilize the right and responsibility to stop unsafe work

  • Seek out continuous improvement opportunities

  • Provide customer-focused services in all activities

  • Fulfill all commitments made to others

  • Foster a cooperative and positive work atmosphere

  • Be aware of and work towards personal progression and growth opportunities

Where possible, please include/attach proof of minimum requirements with resume application

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • A valid Class 1/A or 3/Q driver’s license or equivalent is required;

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Air break endorsement is required for drivers who operate vehicles equipped with air brakes;

  • Successfully completion of AECOM Alcohol & Drug testing;

  • Clean driver's abstract required; and

  • Ground Disturbance

  • First Aid Certification required

This position will be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory drivers abstract for review.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.