HiVac/Laborer Operator
Aqua America, Inc. - Souderton, PA

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Must have knowledge of departmental tools and equipment.
  • Must have basic knowledge to be trained on how septic systems, grease traps and pump stations work.
  • Must be able to be trained on how to operate vacuum truck pump systems and know all related safety procedures.
  • Must have knowledge of the Division’s territory. Must have the ability to read road maps and establish routes from service points.
  • Must be available for on-call and overtime. On-call will be approx. 1 weekend per month.
  • Must be able to lift at least 100 pounds and be physically able to dig for extended periods of time. Duties will include: digging up the manhole cover, dragging hoses, bending over holding the hose to pump the tanks.
  • Must be able to fill out reports, waste manifests, work orders and time sheets legibly.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and a professional manner as daily interaction with customers is required.
  • Must have knowledge of rules and regulations regarding waste disposal.
  • Must complete training for confined space entry.
  • Must be able to be trained on how to operate tow behind hydro-jetter, and HiVac industial loader.
  • Experience preferred with driving vehicles with a Split Shift Manual Transmission with one of the following:
      • 8 Speed Eaton / Fuller
      • 10 Speed Eaton / Fuller
      • 13 Speed Eaton / Fuller
      • 15 Speed Eaton / Fuller

    Required Skills A valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, with Tank endorsement and Air Brake Restriction removed is preferred.

    The classification of “HiVac/Laborer Operator” is subject to the Federal Highway Administration Regulation 49 CFR Part 382 that stipulates that any employee who is required to obtain and hold a commercial driver’s license is subject to the following:
    • Random drug and alcohol testing
    • Reasonable suspicion testing
    • Post accident testing involving a loss of life and/or citation for a moving violation
    • Return to duty testing
    • Bi-annual medical certification (physical examination)
    The United States Department of Transportation governing Physical Qualifications and Examinations, SUBPART E Article 391.41 states a person holding a Commercial Driver’s License shall not drive a commercial motor vehicle unless he/she is physically qualified to do so. He/she will be required to successfully obtain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate prior to starting in the position. Federal regulations mandate that the medical certificate must be in one’s possession at all times.

    Required Experience High School Graduate or a G.E.D. Certificate is required; a minimum of three years experience

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    Aqua America helps keep water clean and people quenched. It is a holding company for regulated utilities that provide water distribution and...