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Pressure and Vacuum Operators

Date Posted: January 18, 2023
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Fort McMurray, Alberta
Summary: Perform maintenance activities at client locations. Perform a variety of equipment operations tasks, high-pressure work, manual cleaning, waste site removal, loading/unloading trucks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide quality service to client with the ability to build on the established relationships.
  • Operate and maintain vacuum trucks, water trucks, high-pressure water equipment, chemical cleaning units and various specialty tools.
  • Assist in preparing trucks, equipment, materials and supplies needed per job.
  • Complete pre and post trip inspections on vehicles.
  • Transport chemicals in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Load and unload chemicals or chemical applications/cleanings (caustics, acid, flammable).
  • Control and monitor equipment, instruments and computer operated systems.
  • Keep records and prepare reports about service operations. I.E. vehicle logs, driver logs, hours of service logs, etc…
  • Service, maintain and troubleshoot equipment to FourQuest Standards, and perform minor repairs as required.
  • Provide guidance to swampers and labourers as required.


Job Related Abilities
  • Good communication skills to understand concise directions.
  • Physical stamina and endurance required to perform repetitive tasks.
  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to visualize how tools are operating.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work alone and with other people.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize and have solid organizational skills.
Personal Characteristics
  • Demonstrate the highest level of integrity and honesty.
  • Goal oriented to achieve targets through self-motivation, persistence, and determination.
  • Demonstrate high energy/activity levels.
  • Drive for business results and continuous learning.
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, persistent and determined.
  • Foster team spirit by working collaboratively with others.

Working Conditions

  • Field – Rotational shift work – typically 15 in/6 out with 12 hour days.
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team and safety focused environment.
  • Follow technical guidelines and procedures as specified by FourQuest Energy &/or client.
  • Make minimal decisions with the support/guidance from leaders.
  • Decisions primarily affect yourself and those in the field, especially for Health & Safety.

Education and Experience

  • 1 year operating a vacuum or high-pressure unit.
  • Other service rig, drilling or oil and gas experience will be considered.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • WHMIS, TDG, and First Aid, H2S and Cryogenic Safety Certifications.
  • A general understanding of FourQuest Energy service lines.
  • Class 5 license.
  • Class 1 &/or 3 driver license with off road experience and mechanical aptitude.
  • PST or CSTS.

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