Title: Hydro Excavation Labourer (Swamper)
Job Type: Full Time, Represented (IUOE 793)
Location: Fort Erie
Terrapure Environmental is a leading Canadian provider of essential environmental and industrial services for industrial, commercial and institutional customers, including those in the manufacturing, mining, municipal, oil and gas, pulp and paper, refining and petrochemical, transportation, and utilities sectors. Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, we employ approximately 2,000 people and operate an integrated network of over 70 locations across Canada.
At Terrapure, we’re Changing Waste for Good. We see both economy and environment as invaluable, understanding one cannot be prioritized at the expense of the other. With an unwavering focus on health and safety excellence, we provide services that reduce the volume of waste requiring disposal, recover value from industrial by-products, and restore industrial operations to peak efficiency. We provide these services through an extensive coast-to-coast facility network and through field services deployed on customer sites.
For more information, visit www.TERRAPUREenv.com
We are a proudly Canadian company in a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing industry. With the tremendous opportunity to “change the way the world thinks about waste”, we need talented individuals like you to match the breadth of our mission. Come with your sleeves rolled up and get ready to grow!
At Terrapure, we are guided by our core values of Safety, Respect, Integrity, Partnership, Environmental Stewardship and Doing More. We are committed to fostering a positive, progressive, and diverse corporate culture. We support our employees and the communities where we live and work through activities and investment that align with what we do and what we believe in. By joining Terrapure, you can make a difference with your career, your community and our planet.
Terrapure offers competitive compensation, an attractive benefits plan, an excellent work-life balance and family-friendly perks! If you’re ready for a challenge and want to help us work towards strengthening our position as one of Canada’s leading environmental companies, we want to hear from you.
Your main responsibilities as a Hydro Excavation Labourer (also referred to as a Swamper) will be to assist the Hydro Excavation Operator with the setup and operation of Hydro Trenching and Sewer Flushing units.
While work will be primary performed on the Day Shift, some customers require weekend, night and emergency work.
Experience, Qualifications & Education
Valid G driver’s license is required
Previous experience in hydro excavation and trenching is a definite asset
Previous experience assisting or operating on-site equipment such as industrial vac units or hot wash equipment is an asset
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs (primarily hoses)
Must have an ability to travel locally, with the majority being within Southwestern Ontario
Must be able to work well under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment
Must have strong and effective verbal communication skills to be able to interact with internal and external customers
Must have a strong work ethic and positive attitude to represent the Terrapure brand
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
Position requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, walking and climbing of stairs and ladders
You will be exposed to environmental conditions such as hot and cold temperatures, work areas that are dirty, dusty, wet and noisy
You will be required to wear personal protective equipment specific to the nature of work being performed
This is a safety sensitive position. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of required drug and alcohol testing.
Terrapure Environmental is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment without discrimination and employ personnel without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground. Our philosophy is to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities for our employees based on skills and capability.
Terrapure Environmental provides applicants and employees with reasonable accommodation upon request, as may be required.
How to Apply
Please submit your application on-line under Careers at www.terrapureenv.com
Thank you for your interest but only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.