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Hydrovac Operator

Young's Environmental Cleanup, Inc.
3.9 out of 5
G5305 N Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48505
From $23 an hour - Full-time


G5305 N Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48505

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flextime
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance

Full job description

Young's Environmental is seeking highly-motivated CDL A or B Drivers WITH a tanker endorsement to join our Hydro-Excavation team in Flint, Michigan!

Why work at Young's?

We offer competitive pay and benefits -

  • A fair hourly wage that is based on experience and skill, not just length of service. Additionally, we offer a specialized rate for after-hours and on-call projects.
  • Weekly payroll via direct deposit to make sure employees get paid on time.
  • A $1500 sign-on bonus paid in full after 90 days to reward new employees.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life benefits for both you and qualified dependents starting from DAY ONE.
  • A 401k retirement plan with a company match to help you save for your future.
  • Paid vacation, flex-time, and 6 holidays to promote a healthy work-life balance.
  • Ample overtime opportunities and performance-based increases to help you grow professionally.
  • Employee referral bonuses up to $1000 per referral to recognize and reward employees who bring in new talent.
  • Company-paid uniforms to ensure a professional appearance.
  • A company-provided cell phone and iPad for ELDs and completion of electronic forms to make work easier and more efficient.
  • Employee recognition programs, such as bonus incentives and trips for employees and their families, to show our appreciation for their hard work.

We offer opportunity -

  • Receive company-paid training that exceeds industry standards.
  • Increase your pay by obtaining a HAZMAT endorsement or upgrading your CDL (from B to A). The more units you can operate, the more money you can earn.
  • Earn extra income through specialized rates for emergency after-hours projects and weekend work volunteering.
  • Get the chance to pursue new roles and advance to supervisor and ER manager positions with the guidance of industry mentors and experts.

We are safe and stable -

  • We prioritize health and safety 24/7/365 - when it comes to our team's wellbeing, we take it very seriously.
  • We provide PPE to our employees
  • Our company-owned vehicles and equipment are clean, reliable and safe. As a Young's team member, you won't need to drive to and from job sites – we've got you covered.
  • We're a family-owned and operated business since 1989, and that means you're more than just a number to us. We value knowing you, your family, your interests, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
  • With a stable environment and year-round workload, there are no seasonal layoffs here.

Here's an idea of what you can expect to do -

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, procedures, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times
  • Drive and operate Young's non-evasive hydro-excavation truck and excavate using high water pressure and vacuum systems
  • Potholing, daylighting, locating and trenching under direction of customer
  • Maintain organized and clean job site throughout the project
  • Work in potentially elevated noise levels where you must be able to hear and distinguish emergency signals and instructions while on duty
  • Be able to safely complete tasks associated with a labor-intensive position including working outside in all types of weather conditions and standing, kneeling or bending for long periods of time
  • Performing pre- and post-trip inspections
  • Follow directions given both orally and in writing
  • Providing safe, effective, and professional service to our clients
  • Assist in various Emergency Response projects
  • Completing all required paperwork on a daily basis, including daily reports, timesheets, and other administrative forms

Here is what we need from you -

  • Negative drug and alcohol test INCLUDING marijuana (pre-employment, random, etc.) per federal regulations
  • Valid Commercial Drivers License A or B with tanker endorsement and satisfactory results of a Motor Vehicle Report
  • Satisfactory results of a background check (and your authorization to conduct a routine background check) - offenses will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Ability to drive a 13-speed manual transmission
  • Ability to pass a DOT physical and maintain a valid medical card
  • Ability to handle a physical workload
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn!

Young’s Environmental Cleanup, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Young’s Environmental is a Military & Veteran friendly company.

Acknowledgement: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees assigned to this role.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $23.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
PPE is provided at no-cost to Young's personnel per COVID-19 mandates. Young's does NOT require proof of vaccination for employment.

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Application Question(s):

  • Are you able to drive a 13-speed manual truck?
  • Do you understand that you MUST be able to pass a background check, have a clean MVR, and a negative pre-employment drug test INCLUDING marijuana due federal regulations and the safety sensitive nature of this position?


  • CDL A or B (Required)
  • Tanker Endorsement (Required)

Work Location: In person