Utility Equipment Operator - City of Coquitlam

City of Coquitlam

Utility Equipment Operator

Regular Full Time 

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, 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 are currently recruiting for two Utility Equipment Operator vacancies due to some recent retirements.  These positions are located in the Roads section of the Public Works Division in the Engineering and Public Works department. 
  • Position 1:  Saturdays to Wednesdays (5 days/week) – 40 hour/week
  • Position 2:  Mondays to Fridays (5 days/week) – 40 hour/week


The successful incumbent will be skilled in the operation of equipment and trucks including Street Sweeper, Backhoe (loader and digger), Grader, Flail Mower, Front End Loader and various other vehicles/equipment.  You would also have thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations governing City equipment and trucks as well as sound knowledge of City streets and traffic routes; have the ability to perform routine servicing, inspections and maintenance on equipment and trucks and be required to maintain routine records related to all work performed.

You will be required to exercise considerable independent judgement in may direct the work of a small group of staff in duties related to equipment operation. 

Training and experience requirements include the completion of Grade 10, supplemented by courses in flagging, safety and first aid, plus considerable experience in all levels of equipment operation and truck driving in Municipal construction and maintenance work, or equivalent combination of training and experience.  A Class 3 with Air Brake Endorsement Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is a requirement. (Please include a recent Driver’s Abstract with your application).  You will also be required to have or obtain a level 3 Backhoe certificate prior to completion of your trial period.

The City offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation.

Please apply online at www.coquitlam.ca/careers by 11:55 pm on January 25, 2021.

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, Equipment Operator
Posted: January 11, 2021, 12:44 pm
Expires: January 25, 2021, 11:55 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset

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