Maintenance Worker - Road and Utilities

City of Coquitlam

Maintenance Worker - Road and Utilities

Public Works Division
Regular Full Time – 5 positions

One of BC’s Top Employer’s, the City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We currently have the following career opportunities available in the Public Works Division:

  • Maintenance Worker Roads:  1 regular full time position
  • Maintenance Worker Utilities – Water: 3 regular full time positions
  • Maintenance Worker Utilities – Sewer/Drainage:  1 regular full time position

As a Maintenance Worker Roads, you will be performing skilled manual work involving the maintenance and repair of roadways, streets, boulevards and pedestrian passages.  You will also maintain, install and inspect street signs and asphalt road services, concrete finishing tasks, maintains, cleans, tests and performs routine repairs on various pumps, valves, hydrants and related equipment and perform pipe-laying on water, storm and sanitary sewers.  You will also operate relevant equipment such as large street sweepers, flushers, single and tandem axle dump trucks and flail mowers. 

As a Maintenance Worker Utilities, you will be performing skilled manual work repairing, maintaining, and constructing waterworks infrastructure. You will also ensure City fire hydrants and pumps are operating efficiently in addition to repairing or replacing water mains, services, valves, and pressure reducing valves. You will also operate relevant equipment such as hand held tools such as cut off saws, road saws, jumping jack, and power broom and heavy equipment such as up to and including tandem axle dump trucks.
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Completion of grade 12
  • Considerable related work experience in roads, water or sewer/drainage systems
  • Completion of relevant post-secondary courses in Public Works
  • Possess sound knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in road, water or sewer/drainage systems infrastructure maintenance
  • You will also have the ability to recognize and apply safe work procedures

This position will require you work as part of a team and to demonstrate excellent customer service skills with members of the public and coworkers.

A CUPE hourly rate of $31.43, a comprehensive benefits package, and an earned day off program is being offered. We will require you to have a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement by the end of probation/trial period.   All applicants are required to upload a recent driver’s abstract (within the last 30 days) to your application and will be required to complete a Police Information Check.

 Please apply on-line at by 11:55 pm on July 10, 2020.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations, Sewer & Wastewater Services
Posted: June 25, 2020, 10:18 am
Expires: July 10, 2020, 11:55 am

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