Why should you consider working for Great Lakes Power Vac? 

  • Family owned business that treats employees like family.
  • Cleaner, Safer, Better is our motto.  Our critical work has purpose and meaning.
  • Variety of work and jobs so no day is the same.
  • Great Pay and Benefits.
  • The Company is growing 20%-40% per year so lots of career opportunities. 

Job Description

Midwest Industrial vacuuming, hydro-excavation, water blasting and cleaning company is seeking hard-working, dependable individuals to manage and work alongside crews in performing industrial vacuuming, water blasting, hydro-excavation and other industrial cleaning services. The qualified Crew Leader will have a good driving record with a valid Class B CDL license with air brakes and tanker endorsements. Our Crew Leaders drive and operate a variety of industrial cleaning equipment, such as vacuum trucks, water blasters, hydro-excavation trucks and other equipment, while managing and working with the crews to complete assigned projects. The position for the Crew Leader is about 15% driving and 85% operating and working with the equipment on job sites.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid Class B CDL license with air brakes and tanker endorsements. Must be able to drive manual transmission.
  • Knowledge and experience of management and supervisory methods.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexibility to respond to changing job schedules and demands.
  • Ability to travel, working a variety of shifts, including some nights, weekends, holidays and on-call availability.
  • Must be able to work at heights, in confined spaces, outside in adverse conditions and in other challenging environments.
  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to and sometimes exceeding 50 pounds with frequent movement and other activity. Must be able to wear respirators.
  • Must successfully complete drug screening and pre-employment physical.

While the ideal Crew Leader would have prior experience in industrial vacuuming, hydro-excavation, water blasting, remediation or a related industrial maintenance or environmental occupation, Great Lakes Power Vac will gladly train suitable candidates. The preferred Crew Leader will have previous experience working with industrial vacuuming or cleaning equipment. Preferred candidates will also have previous training in the OSHA 30 standards and/or the OSHA 40 HAZWOPER standards.


This union company offers competitive pay rates and benefits package. The company offers a friendly, supportive atmosphere where employees are encouraged to learn new skills and grow in their careers. If you possess a Class B CDL license and feel you are qualified to be our Crew Leader, please submit your resume for review.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $17.00 to $26.00 /hour


Waukesha, WI 53186 (Required)

Class B CDL (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative