Utility Worker I

Metro Vancouver

Utility Worker I

Position Status: Full-Time Temporary (this position to last not later than August 2, 2019)
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Lake City Operations Centre, Burnaby

Description:
Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking a Utility Worker I who will enjoy working in a team environment that focuses on safety and environmental stewardship.

You are a self-starter, team player that likes to learn and advance their skills in the maintenance of a wastewater collections system.

This role: (The duties described hereunder are intended to be representative of the position and are not to be considered all inclusive.)
  • Assists operations and maintenance staff in performing tasks such as minor construction, building forms, mixing concrete, grounds maintenance, brush cutting, channel clearing, etc.
  • Performs and assists day to day operational duties.
  • Operates ancillary equipment such as trucks, small tractors, lawnmowers, brush saws, weed eaters.
  • Operates compressors, pneumatic tools, electrical power tool and chain saws.
  • Performs site preparation and painting work.
  • Works in confined spaces and conducts safety monitor duties as required.
  • Assists in leak and/or other emergency repairs.
  • Obtains tools and parts from warehouses.
  • Pickup and delivery from suppliers.
  • Works in compliance with all District safety policies, procedures and WCB regulations.

To be successful, you have:
  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Ability to operate power and pneumatic tools.
  • Mechanical ability and construction aptitude.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and demonstrate safety awareness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physically capable of performing work duties and willingness and ability to perform shift work.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license.

Note:  This position will progress to Utility Worker II after 5 years experience in this classification OR 3 years experience and completion of Sacramento State Water Supply or Water Treatment or Wastewater Collection or Wastewater Treatment Level 1 and 2 courses, or an equivalent level of training.

Our Vision: 
Metro Vancouver seeks to achieve what humanity aspires to on a global basis – the highest quality of life embracing cultural vitality, economic prosperity, social justice and compassion, all nurtured in and by a beautiful and healthy natural environment. 

Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by May 20, 2019.

Organization: Metro Vancouver
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Sewer & Wastewater, Water Services
Posted: May 6, 2019, 12:04 pm
Expires: May 20, 2019, 4:30 pm

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