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NG Companies is one of the most dynamic companies in the Construction and Hydro-excavation industries. Guided by Safety and Quality, NG is driven by providing the safest, most reliable, and cost-effective construction services. We build value for our customers by hiring and training the best professionals, using the best equipment, and continuously improving our methods and processes. When the job is complete, we want our customers to know that they are a part of the NG Companies family.

NG is currently looking for Hydrovac Operators. This job requires typical construction hours, with some weeks being less than 40 hours and other weeks requiring 50 plus hours. We are a 24/7 operation.

Must be willing to travel for short periods of time

Summary/Objective: Assist operators and other crew members with a variety of manual labor-related tasks including the set up and pull down of rigs and equipment, setting up and operating hydrovac equipment, digging & excavating, pre- and post-trip inspections, and maintaining an orderly and safe job site.

Travel: 25% or less as needed or as requested by employee

Work Environment: Must be able to work in all weather conditions and noisy environments

Physical Demands: 

  • Be able to work extended hours and variable shifts
  • Be able to wear all required PPE
  • Be able to climb ladders and work from stationary platforms from elevated heights
  • Confined Space Entry may be required to accomplish tasks for some clients
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Essential Functions: 

  • Operate and care for construction equipment and machines
  • Assist with proper disposal of debris and waste materials
  • Prep construction sites by cleaning obstacles and hazards
  • Follow instructions from supervisors to perform manual labor tasks
  • Load and unload construction materials
  • Comply with all DOT, EPA, and OSHA regulations
  • Put together and take apart temporary structures
  • Ready to learn from on-the-job training when necessary
  • Perform site clean up


  • Must be able to pass a Pre-Employment Drug Screen Pass a pre-employment physical
  • Pass a criminal background check and safety performance verification
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be able to work 10-12+ hour days including some weekends when needed
  • Must be 18 years or older

Competency (KSAs):

  • Willingness to learn and use emerging technologies
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must possess and exhibit a strong safety acumen
  • Written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Underground utility and/or construction experience
  • Heavy Equipment Operation experience
  • Previous hydrovac, trucking, vacuum truck or other related industrial experience

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

In compliance with federal and state equal opportunity employment laws, NG Companies is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, or gender.

Salary Description
$22-$28/hour DOE