Employment

Employment

Northern Vac Services has proudly been serving Fort St. John and surrounding communities since 1968. We are expanding our industrial transportation team. Are you a qualified and experienced Class 1 or Class 3 operator certified in British Columbia willing to work full-time? We are also seeking Class 1 Pickers and Swampers. Ideal applicants will have oilfield experience. Pre-employment drug testing within 30 days of hire is required. Please provide references upon application. 

Our fleet includes operating a domestic waste truck (Vac experience preferred), hydrovacs, tri-axle combo vacs, tri-axle straight vacs, tri-axle pup, Super-B work, gravel trucks, mobile concrete mixers, 22-ton picker, tandem axle water trucks, tri-axle box trucks with quad wagons, and tri-axle end dumps.

Available Positions to Start Immediately

Class 1 & Class 3 Operators, Class 1 Pickers, Swampers
Requirements for All Drivers
  • Ability to provide a driver’s abstract
  • Ability to show up fit for duty while on-call
  • Must have oilfield experience
  • Valid H2S Alive
  • Valid First-Aid Course
  • Completion of WHIMIS and TDG considered an asset
  • Maintain equipment in accordance with company maintenance policies
  • Follow company safety policy and report any safety incidents
  • Properly complete paperwork
  • Professional conduct, respecting the public, clients and environment
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol test
Class 1 Driver Requirements
Requirements
  • Valid Class 1 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Minimum 2 year experience on Vac Truck or Water Truck
  • Driver’s Competency Test with successful interview
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol test
Class 1 Picker Requirements
Requirements
  • Valid Class 1 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Ability to provide a clean driver’s abstract
  • Valid CraneSafe certificate, minimum 22 tonne knuckle boom
  • Minimum 2 year experience on Knuckle Boom/Crane
  • Driver’s Competency Test with successful interview
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol test
Class 3 Driver Requirements
Requirements
  • Valid Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Minimum 2 year experience on Vac Truck or Water Truck
  • Driver’s Competency Test with successful interview
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol test
Swamper
Requirements
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
Additional Responsibilities
  • Assist company drivers preparing the trucks for daily duties
  • Assist company drivers with tasks while on the job site
  • Grease units, maintain cleanliness of trucks and shops
  • Complete Commercial Vehicle Inspections as required and document and report any issues
  • Commit to maintaining safety as a top priority at all times
  • Previous Flat Deck, Roll Off and Front Lift experience is an asset
  • Safely operate truck-mounted hydraulic hoisting devices
  • Ensure each load is secured properly at all times
  • Inspect loads for safe operation before, during and after all transport assignments
  • Complete and submit all required documentation on a timely basis including manifests, logbooks, inspection reports, fuel, credit card and trip records and receipts 
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Physically demanding roads and diverse weather
  • Precise and clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Available to work evenings and weekends and on-call
  • Notify Dispatch of any delays, unsafe workplaces, equipment issues or maintenance and operational concerns
  • Complete all waste removal services safely and timely
  • Ensure all waste containers are labeled according to TDG Regulations (wire tie label for Bins, stick-on labels for Drums and Bags in pocket)
  • Ability to work in a team or independently with minimal supervision
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol test

Apply Now

We offer a competitive salary of $30-$35/hr. based on experience and benefits after 3 months including RRSP contributions. Northern Vac Service Ltd. is willing to pay for the right candidates’ tickets if they agree to stay on for a minimum of 6 months. Contact us today with your resume to join our team.  

Along with your resume please include 3 updated references along with any safety tickets that are valid and in good standing order.

 

We currently aren’t actively hiring for any positions. However, please send your resume in and we will be in contact come hiring season.

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