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About Us

HYDRO EXCAVAC is a family owned and operated vacuum excavation business, which has been servicing Central Queensland including Mackay, Sarina, Moranbah, the Whitsundays and the Bowen Basin for nearly 10 years. We pride ourselves on being superior in our vacuum excavation services by being the quickest, safest and most efficient non-destructive digging specialists.

We strive to always improve our Services, to ensure we continue to provide a high standard of safety, protection of underground assets, efficiency and top notch service to our clients.  We are also a member of “Dial before U Dig”.

HYDRO EXCAVAC was established in 2005, is owned and operated by its founder Wayne Vella. A Born and breed Mackay boy, Wayne’s enthusiasm has seen Hydro Excavac go from a one truck operation to a fleet of vacuum excavators, employing 10 staff.

Wayne Vella


Before starting Hydro Excavac Pty Ltd, Wayne worked for the Mackay Regional Council in Water and Waste Water Treatment firstly as a Labourer then after completing a trade certificate worked as a Water and Waste Water Plant Operator. Wayne has worked on his trucks as an operator on the job everyday taking on every challenge that came his way. In doing this he has built up knowledge and extensive experience in all aspects of Hydro Excavac’s services and underground utility networks – safely excavating in and around them. Wayne now trains all his staff to competently operate his HYDRO EXCAVAC, Vacuum Excavator Trucks and to work skilfully to complete jobs safely and effectively.

Wayne Vella

Cameron Bryce

Mining Co-Ordinator/ HXV Operator

Cameron commenced employment with HYDRO EXCAVAC  in 2009, he is competent in all  aspects of vacuum excavation and has extensive knowledge in the application of HYDRO EXCAVAC’s services. Cameron has worked on various  mine sites  and mine projects in the Bowen Basin, hence holds current mine qualifications and is well rehearsed in mine requirements and procedures. If you need to discuss how to effectively tackle a job working in and around existing services, cleaning out culverts, slot trenching, waste removal, etc…Cameron is your no problem can do man!

Cameron Bryce

Our Vacuum Excavator Operator

Our Vacuum Excavator operators are all experienced in the operation and application of Vacuum Excavators.
Our team have worked on numerous civil and construction projects, utility repairs, maintenance & installations and on various mine sites. They are a friendly group who are always working hard to get the job done.

Contact Hydro Excavac

We are available 24/7 call us on 0409 058 540