Company NameBadger Daylighting Ottawa
Job PositionLaborer Position
Job Location
  • Other
Please specify the locationOttawa
Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Weekends
Anticipated Start Date10/05/2022
Posting End Date12/31/2022
Compensation Amount25.83 - 28.71
Job Requirements
  • Able to Travel
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Will Train
  • Good Communications Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Physically Fit Able to Lift 50+lbs
  • Steel Toe Boots
Job Description

Hydrovac Operator and Assistants
Badger Daylighting Ltd™, (“Badger”) is North America’s leading provider of non-destructive hydrovac excavation services. Badger traditionally works for contractors, engineers, and facility owners in the oil and gas, power, municipal, transportation, industrial, and commercial construction industries. We have been designing and manufacturing our Hydrovac System for more than 20 years, continually improving the safety, efficiency, and productivity of the system. Today, our fleet of more than 1000 hydrovac vacuum trucks provide excavation services to more than 100 US and Canadian locations and their surrounding areas. Badger Daylighting is a publically traded company, listed on the TSX (‘BAD’).

Badger Daylighting is currently seeking professional Hydrovac Operators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America at our Ottawa location. The Badger Hydrovac system is a non-destructive method of excavating as an alternative to mechanical equipment or hand-digging. The Badger Hydrovac uses pressurized water and a vacuum system to quickly, safely, precisely and cleanly excavate around utilities and pipelines.

Most work will be in or around the previously mentioned area with some short term out of town work as a possibility. Training will be provided for people with a desire to succeed


Willingness to follow Badger’s best practices with focus on ‘Best Operator, Best Truck’.
Must possess and exhibit a strong safety acumen.
Previous Hydrovac, trucking, vacuum truck or other related experience preferred, but not required.
Mechanical inclination an asset.
Must be able to work independently and demonstrate a strong customer service focus.
A valid D class license (with airbrake endorsement) is required for Drivers
A valid Licence "G" is required for Assistant Operators
First Aid, C.S.T.S., H2S, Fall Protection, Confined Space, OSSA and Ground Disturbance are required, however, training will be provided.
Must be eligible to work in Canada.
This is a union (IUOE Local 793) position with benefits, pension and competitive wages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities. For more information please see our website

We thank all applicants but only those considered will be contacted.

How Applicants Should ApplyE-mail
Apply to:[email protected]