Maintenance Worker Utilities

City of Maple Ridge

Maintenance Worker Utilities

Full Time

Job Id:

Engineering Operations - Sewerworks  

$30.69 per hour

September 29, 2019

Do you have skill and experience in the construction, maintenance and routine repair of sanitary and storm sewer systems?  Great! then keeping reading because we have the perfect opportunity for you!

A little bit about you:
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in sewer/storm sewer construction and maintenance , up to date knowledge of applicable safety standards and requirements;
  • Knowledge of the sanitary and storm sewer systems of the functions of the Underground Operations Branch related to the work performed;
  • Knowledge and experience operating chainsaws and other vegetation brushing equipment.

Ability to:
  • Comprehend and effectively carry out oral and written instructions with a minimum of supervision and to read and interpret plans, charts, diagrams and layouts;
  • Layout, assist in and supervise the work of subordinates engaged in manual maintenance tasks and to direct the work of equipment operators and truck drivers and to ensure adherence to the appropriate safety standards;
  • Maintain records relating to the work performed;

You have:
  • Skill in the use of a variety of power and hand tools and equipment common to construction and maintenance work;
  • Sufficient physical strength and coordination to permit performance of heavy manual work outdoors in all weather;
  • Certification as an EOCP Wastewater Collection Operator – Level 1 (in good standing).
  • High school graduation plus sound related experience OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Completion of Public Works Courses such as Introduction to Public Works and Plan Reading would be considered  assets

Your key responsibilities are: 
This is skilled manual work involving the construction, maintenance and routine repair of sanitary and storm sewer systems. You will operate, maintain, clean, test, repair or replace sanitary and storm services.  In addition, the work involves supervising employees assigned to perform the less complex aspects of the work, operating equipment such as a sewer flusher vehicle or vacuum truck and performing skilled pipelaying and pipefitting tasks, as required. 
  • Responding to service calls during and after normal hours;
  • Responding to snow removal during and after normal hours;
  • Driving a truck to transport tools, equipment, materials and staff to and from job sites as required.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment).

All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

The City offers a competitive compensation package that includes a strong wellness program and the opportunity for career and professional development.

If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: City of Maple Ridge
Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: September 12, 2019, 1:34 pm
Expires: September 29, 2019, 11:59 pm

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