Utility Worker I - Metro Vancouver

  

Utility Worker I


Position Status: Full-Time Temporary (This position to last not later than December 29, 2023)
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Annacis WWTP, Delta
Salary Range/ Wage Rate: $2,406.40 bi-weekly plus 6.25% deferred compensation
 
Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking a Utility Worker I who will join a team to assist with maintaining critical infrastructure at the Annacis and Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plants.
 
You are: a candidate who is self-motivated, hardworking and a professional in both teamwork and attitude. You possess strong mechanical ability and a strong commitment towards safety.
 
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 WorkSafe BC 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.
 
We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and being representative of the region we serve.  We invite all qualified candidates to apply including Indigenous People, visible minorities, immigrants, LGBTQ2S+, all genders and persons with disabilities. 
 
Metro Vancouver requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to any exemptions and accommodations) and provide proof of vaccination upon hire.  
Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by December 8, 2022.


Organization: Metro Vancouver
Location: Annacis Island, Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Sewer & Wastewater Services
Posted: November 24, 2022, 10:30 am
Expires: December 8, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $2,406.40 Bi-Weekly

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