(Permanent Full-Time)

West Vancouver is an attractive community on the North Shore! It is home to some of the region’s best parks and recreation locations. At the District of West Vancouver, we're looking for employees that have a passion for public service and strive to make a difference. Our team of dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that make West Vancouver a great place to live.  

The District of West Vancouver Engineering Department has an immediate opening for a permanent, fulltime Millwright. Reporting to the Utilities Supervisor, the successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repair of all mechanical, pneumatic, structural and hydraulic equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, compressors, blowers, tanks and piping used in utilities operations – water, sewer, drainage, water and wastewater treatment.
  • Record, update and maintain documentation;
  • Have the ability to read and interpret blue prints, drawings, diagrams and layouts;
  • Perform preventative maintenance work;
  • Independently resolve problems relating to the work performed;
  • Have the ability to supervise one or more subordinates;
  • Have considerable knowledge of the applicable rules, regulations, policies and standards governing the work performed;
  • Have considerable knowledge of the hazards and necessary safety precautions of the trade.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

The preferred candidate will possess completion of grade 12 supplemented by technical courses related to the work, plus a Millwright BC and IP Red Seal, as well as considerable related experience in an industrial or public works environment as a journeyman Millwright; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  

The successful candidate will have a valid BC Driver’s license and will be required to supply an acceptable police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Permanent Full-Time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$39.97 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Monday, September 2, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Machining/Millwright
Posted: August 14, 2019, 2:06 pm
Expires: September 2, 2019, 11:59 pm

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