Explore Our Employment Opportunities

At Inertia Hydrovac, our commitment to excellence extends beyond precision excavation—it starts with our team. We are dedicated to continual improvement in processes, equipment, and, most importantly, our people. Investing in our team means investing in delivering an exceptional product to our customers on-site.


Our innovative Operator-in-Training program exemplifies this commitment, transforming employees from swampers to operators through a comprehensive journey that includes class 3 driver training and extensive operator-specific training. Joining Inertia Hydrovac isn’t just a career; it’s an opportunity to grow, learn, and contribute to a team that values progress and excellence.

Career Advancement

Operator-in-Training Program

We are looking to train swampers into operators. With our Operator-in-Training program we have graduated over 20 operators from swampers. After learning the ropes as a swampers, those interested in the program have had their Class 1 or 3 training and license paid for and eventually moved up to the operator role, often resulting in a +50% pay increase over a few years. Contact us today to learn more.

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    Inertia Hydrovac Careers

    Hydrovac Swamper

    The role of the hydrovac swamper is to support the operator in all site tasks. The swamper will help to spot the truck, set up and clean up site, as well as help with any digging and dumping requirements. This role is a perfect introduction into the hydrovac industry and is often the first step to becoming an operator.
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    Hydrovac Operator

    The hydrovac operator is the Inertia supervisor on-site and is ultimately responsible for the job. On top of driving the truck to and from the site, the operator will be responsible for all digging and truck operation. Operators are leaders at the company and are regularly required to provide direction to swampers.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    At Inertia Hydrovac, we prioritize the growth and development of our team. Our Operator-in-Training program is designed to provide a clear path for career advancement, transforming employees from swampers to operators. We invest in our team’s skill development, offering opportunities for progression within our dynamic and innovative company.

    Our Operator-in-Training program is a comprehensive initiative that begins by enrolling employees in class 3 driver training once they’ve developed effective on-site skills as swampers. Graduates of the driver training then undergo extensive operator-specific training, preparing them for the diverse challenges they may encounter on the job.

    We value individuals who are dedicated, adaptable, and eager to contribute to a culture of excellence. While experience is beneficial, we also appreciate a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn. Our team members thrive in an environment that encourages continual improvement and teamwork.

    Professional growth is a priority at Inertia Hydrovac. We provide ongoing training, mentorship programs, and opportunities for skill development. Whether it’s advancing from a swamper to an operator or furthering skills in a specific role, we are committed to supporting the professional journey of our employees.