General Construction Laborer – Roofing Labor Job at R.K. Elite Hydro-Vac Services – Charlotte, NC

Will train the right candidate – looking for team members who want to grow with an employee-owned company! Military or Construction Experience desired!

It’s an exciting time at R.K. Hydro-Vac, 38 years in business and going strong. We continue to grow and are looking forward to adding new team members in the Southeast.

We are looking for someone who is a hard-working team player with the desire to excel at their career in an employee-owned company. Experience in Construction is a plus. Once you learn the basics of our operation, you will have the opportunity to quickly advance through the organization with increased levels of responsibility.

We are a subcontractor in the commercial and industrial roofing industry. Our primary service is vacuuming rocks from flat top roofs with our self-contained vacuum units. We then haul the rock away, tear down the job and move on to the next one. Crews will be based in Charlotte, Atlanta or Orlando and travel the Southeast region for jobs.


  • CDL-Class A Drivers License is desired but not mandatory
  • *Valid drivers license (no DUI/OVI within 5 years)
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Travel required – 8 day shifts (2 shifts per month), ample OT a possibility based on work
  • Desire to be a Team Player
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to pass:
  • Schools, Federal & State Projects
  • Pre-employment, Project Specific, Random, etc.
  • Dept of Transportation Physical
  • Background Checks
  • Drug Screens throughout the year
  • Construction or Military Experience a plus

Job Details:

Starting out as a Vacuum Technician (approximate salary – $40,000)

  • Removing Rock from Flat Roofs with Industrial Vac Truck
  • Driving to various job sites
  • Following written and oral directions
  • Climbing and descending ladders
  • Walking continually throughout the day
  • Pulling and pushing a Vac Cart
  • Lifting and carrying 50 to 80 lbs several times in a day
  • Following all safety regulations

Once Promoted to Foreman (approximate salary – $55,000)

  • All Vac Tech duties
  • Locate dump sites
  • Manage the project
  • Manage the crew
  • Manage Equipment
  • Train new hires


  • Multiple Bonus Programs, including monthly production bonus possibility
  • Daily Per-Diem paid on while on the road
  • 100% Employee-owned company. Shares of company available each year.
  • Company provided CDL Training
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Company pays 1/2 of Health Insurance Premiums
  • 401K with Company Match
  • In-House Training Program at all levels
  • Work Outdoors
  • Vacation
  • Company provided:
  • Safety Gear
  • Safety Training
  • Uniforms
  • Hotels & Fuel

Can apply on our website: https://rkhydrovac.com/about/careers/

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 – $19.00 per hour


  • Charlotte, NC (Preferred)

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  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

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This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

About the Company

Company: R.K. Elite Hydro-Vac Services –

Company Location:  Charlotte, NC

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About R.K. Elite Hydro-Vac Services -