Hydro Blaster / Vacuum Technician transports, performs setup, inspects, operates, maintains and repairs high pressure water blasting equipment and industrial vacuuming equipment to perform proper removal, containment, transporting, and disposal of both hazardous and non-hazardous materials for the purpose of cleaning. The Hydro Blaster / Vacuum Technician will perform physical activities that require strength and flexibility of your whole body for handling, positioning, moving and manipulating materials and equipment. The operation of vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment-running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment such as forklifts and vacuum trucks may also be required. The Hydro Blaster will signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
Additionally, he/she will perform some or all of the following tasks: measure, mark or record openings of distances to layout areas where construction will be performed; clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards; control traffic passing near, in, or around work zones; and load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications.
Specifically, the Vacuum Technician operates a variety of mechanical and manual servicing equipment for industrial services in accordance with approved methodologies; and manually cleans, installs, fits, repairs valves, caps, hoses, pumps, gaskets and all other external and internal equipment on projects. The Hydro Blaster/Vacuum Technician operates all necessary cleaning equipment such as high pressure pumps, in service line hydro-blasting, grit-blasting, and vacuum), in accordance with operation training and guidelines and safety procedures.