Truck Driver - Vacuum

C&J Energy (


  full-time   employee

United States

CDL Required:  Yes
Required Travel:  50% - 75%
Number of Openings:  6
FLSA Status: 
Type of Position:  
Position Status:  Full Time
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Position Summary

The Vacuum Truck Driver drives and operates the Vacuum Truck picking up, hauling and unloading various oil field related fluids including fresh water, brine (salt) water, Frac fluids, drilling mud and other well servicing, drilling and production fluids, from and to various sites and sources.  All duties of the Vacuum Truck Driver are to be performed consistent with Company operating procedures to maximize the safety of all personnel at the work site and to efficiently perform the task.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drives the Vacuum Truck to the customers? location(s) to pick up fluids used in well servicing operations.  S/he pulls hose(s) from the hose tray and connects one end to the truck and puts the other end into the pit or connects to a tank to extract fluid.  This position requires monitoring of the amount of fluid extracted and the amount of fluid the vacuum truck is lawfully allowed to haul, and other situations presented by the site or the customer.
  • Required to drive the truck to and from the loading site or customers? locations, disposal site(s) or back to the area location.  This will require the operator to be knowledgeable of all applicable DOT rules and regulations; and all job related Company, Local, State, and Federal requirements. 
  • Maintain accurate work tickets based on the Company?s requirements and the work performed for the customer(s) as well as the ability to maintain accurate driving log books, pre-trip / post-trip inspections and maintenance files on the vehicle.  This position is responsible for alerting appropriate supervision when mechanical defects are noted on the truck as well as alerting supervision when work hours may exceed the DOT maximums.
  • Perform light to heavy repairs as necessary.  All brake work performed on the vehicle will require the driver to have the proper brake certification.  This position requires the use of hand tools and other equipment associated with the vehicle.
  • Performs and assumes other duties and responsibilities as may be required by immediate supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the applicable knowledge of DOT Rules and Regulations as required for the position.
  • Must have basic knowledge of the oil field and related equipment associated with the trucking of oil field fluids.
  • Pass the company's "Physical Functions Assessment"

Required Experience and Education

  • Must have a valid CDL A or B driver?s license with the proper endorsements required for the type vehicle operated, issued by state of residence.


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