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We empower our employees to shine their brightest by creating a positive environment fuelled by growth and development. By investing in our people, we inspire them to lead with confidence and ability, which results in the highest quality work for our clients. It’s a win-win.

We provide:

  • Competitive compensation and benefit plan
  • Education and training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Provincially recognized safety program

We’re looking for:

  • Team players
  • Personal accountability
  • Results-focused individuals
  • Respectful individuals
  • Safety-focused individuals
  • Desire to learn and grow

Hydrovac Operator

Edmonton, Alberta | 02/12/2021

JATEC has been connecting communities for 35 years. We have expertise in the installation of fibre optic, underground utilities for residential development, street lighting, and highway sign infrastructure across Canada.

People + Power is the focus. We are committed to creating an environment where people learn and grow, and pride ourselves on our culture by hiring and promoting the right people.

Join JATEC as a Hydrovac Operator and build your career today with an established and growing company.

At this time we are currently seeking to fill an immediate need. This opportunity will allow for growth and development in the Telecommunication / Construction Industry.

  • Industry competitive hourly wages
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Benefits
  • Advancement opportunities

The outdoor work is physically demanding, 8 – 12 hour days, in all weather conditions.

Job Duties:

  • Dig and expose underground utilities with Hydrovac.
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance and mechanical checks.
  • Ensure safe operations of equipment.
  • Maintain and clean equipment when finished using it.
  • Spotting for vehicles and equipment.
  • Site setup and cleanup.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Class 3Q Driver’s License and own vehicle
  • Experience with Tornado Hydrovac units is considered an asset.
  • Basic Hydrovac mechanical aptitude.
  • Experience operating in urban environments with knowledge of DOT restrictions and regulations.
  • Outdoor construction experience.
  • Underground utility or telecommunication experience is an asset.
  • Willing to learn.

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Utility Installer (Construction Labourer)

Edmonton, Alberta | 01/12/2021

Summary: The Underground Utility Installer (Labourer) reports to a Lead Hand/Foreman to assist in the installation of electrical and underground utilities. Majority of the work takes place in outdoor environments, and work environment will consist to 8-10 hours a day six day a week with ½ hour lunch and two 15-minute breaks taken in the morning and afternoon respectively for each day.


  • Manual labour to support underground utility installation.
  • Dig, backfill, and clean out trenches.
  • Pull and place underground conduit and cable.
  • Help install electrical boxes, transformers, and PEDs.
  • Operate small equipment and hand tools.
  • Operate equipment or willing to learn.
  • Maintain safety protocols and procedures based on company polices and safety program.
  • Perform cleaning of trenches to prepare for cable and conduit using shovel, pump and air compressor.
  • Pull, lift and carry electrical power cable, telephone and television conduit from reels and lay it into prescribed position in trench depending on blueprint requirements.
  • Prepare ground using tamper and install pedestals, transformers and electrical boxes.
  • Glue PVC pipe in trenches.
  • Sand Install concrete light bases using precast foundations.
  • Move tools, equipment (generators, tampers, air compressor) and other materials.
  • Complete ongoing maintenance of work area, trenches and equipment, ensuring clean and safe operations.
  • Perform miscellaneous laboring activities to support the installation of underground utilities.


  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license required.
  • Competency driving standard vehicles considered an asset.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Be able to stand, knee, crouch, bend and walk.
  • Able to work outside in inclement weather conditions.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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