Combination Sewer Cleaning Operator

Combination Sewer Cleaning Operator

Job Description:

Operate Combination Sewer Cleaning Vactor equipment to clean sanitary and storm sewer pipes within the SE Michigan Area. The successful candidates will be enthusiastic and hardworking; an organized, hands-on person with good technical and communication skills, problem solving capability, and the ability to work independently.


  • Safely and professionally operate Sewer Cleaning / Vactor unit(s).
  • Mobilize to each site daily.
  • Safely operate "mainline" and "lateral" equipment.
  • Complete cleaning of small and large diameter pipes to owners’ standards.
  • Complete all required administrative paperwork (e.g., time sheets, truck mobilization/demobilization logs, schedules, etc.) accurately, and within the specified timelines.
  • Maintain excellent communication with colleagues.
  • Maintain Vactor Combination Sewer Cleaning equipment in good operating condition by adjusting, cleaning, lubricating and performing minor repairs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience operating heavy equipment/machinery.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and undertake work safely, independently, and professionally.
  • CDL driver's license and clean driving record.

Other Requirements:

  • Flexibility to work schedule as required.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Ability to work out of town, for some projects, as required.
  • Ability to pass a drug test.
  • Must be in good health and physical condition to perform duties assigned.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work safely outdoors in all weather conditions


  • Direct Combination Sewer Cleaning / Vacuum Truck operator experience is required (3-5 years’ experience preferred).
  • First Aid and Confined Space certifications are preferred.
Pipetek Infrastructure Services
Contact Name: 
Kyle Dehne
(248) 880-6965