Utility Worker I

Metro Vancouver

Utility Worker I

Position Status: Full-Time Temporary (This position to last not later than June 30, 2020)
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 assist the flow monitoring team in the operation and maintenance of the flow monitoring/metering activities. This position requires live entry into the wastewater system and as much knowledge of confined space entry/rescue requirements is an asset.

You are: A successful candidate will be self-motivated and have the ability to work effectively within a team environment.

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.
  • Operates ancillary equipment such as trucks, small tractors, lawnmowers, brush saws, weed eaters.
  • Operates compressors, pneumatic tools, electrical power tools, 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 embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.

Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by February 24, 2020.

Organization: Metro Vancouver
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: February 10, 2020, 12:22 pm
Expires: February 24, 2020, 4:30 pm

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