Can I turn on/off a vacuum using an Raspberry Pi?

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I am working on a project that requires a vacuum (just a regular shop vacuum) to be turned on and off automatically on a timing basis. It will have its own power source. Would I be able to re-solder the on/off connection of the vacuum onto the rpi to allow it to be turned on and off based on a set time?

It would be a vacuum similar to this one:

Please let me know if this is achievable, thank you!

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