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  • 08 Jun 2017 8:32 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Deblo Industries is looking for a self -motivated individual with a solid technical understanding who wants to be part of a small steady growing company. Prior waterworks industry experience is preferred or a mechanically inclined individual as continual training will be conducted with management. Salary, benefits and bonuses will be competitive within the industry - depending on your experience.

    Key role and responsibilities of the position;

    Inside Sales;
    -Handle incoming customer inquiries via phone, email, fax, and in-person
    -Product inventory knowledge and management

    -Warehousing duties including shipping and receiving.
    -Sales order/purchase order creation/acknowledgements
    -Sales quoting/pricing
    -Follow-up on outstanding quotes
    -Expediting customer sales orders
    -Communicating with customers and vendors


    - Capable of taking direction and operating independently.
    - Computer literate with skills in Word, Excel, Outlook.
    - Excellent verbal and written skills.
    - Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
    - Have a dedicated team-player outlook.
    - Be organized with high energy and driven to succeed.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required license or certification:

    ·        Grade 12 High School Diploma

    ·        Valid Class 5 Driver's License

    Since 1989, Deblo Industries has been a manufacturer’s agent, supplying water and wastewater products and services to the municipal and industrial industry across Western Canada and N.W. Ontario. We are a small and expanding family owned business, representing major manufacturers from Canada and the USA. This job is based out of Winnipeg.

    If you believe you have what it takes for this exciting role please email a cover letter and your resume to Lisa Robson at

  • 07 Jun 2017 9:23 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Water/Wastewater Operator Level 3

    (1) Permanent Full Time

    The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full-time Water/Wastewater Operator Level 3 accountable to the Water/Wastewater Operations Manager.

    The Water/Wastewater Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town of Peace River water and wastewater systems. These systems include:

    • Regional Water Treatment Plant (WTP) operations, and Peace River Regional Airport water distribution plant operations;
    • Town of Peace River Water Distribution (WD) system including Peace River Regional Airport water distribution system up to and including the customers potable water meter.
    • Town of Peace River Wastewater Collection (WWC) system;
    • Town of Peace River Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations; and
    • Town of Peace River sewage drying beds and leachate pond system.


    The Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant duties include maintenance, laboratory, and administration.  This position is considered a lead hand position and will supervise other staff on shift, and other duties as per request. This position shall perform all work in a safe and time efficient manner following all applicable codes, rules, regulations, and standards.


    The following are minimum requirements for this position:

    1. Grade 12 High School Diploma;
    2. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level III Certificate in Water Treatment (WT) Plant Operations;
    3. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level II Certificate in Water Distribution (WD);
    4. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level II Certificate in Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWT) Operations;
    5. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level II Certificate in Waste Water Collection (WWC);
    6. Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license; and
    7. Competence in operating computer systems, Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and PLC systems.

    The following are desired and considered an asset to this position:

    1. College Certificate in Water and Wastewater Treatment, or a 2 year College Diploma in a related engineering or environmental program; and
    2. Valid Alberta Class 3 with Q endorsement driver’s license.


    Job descriptions are available upon request. This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement.

    Wage:                                 $38.20 per hour as per CUPE Local 898 Collective Agreement

    Closing Date:                     Open until a suitable candidate is found.

    Schedule:                            10 days on 4 days off. On call required.


    Candidates are invited to submit their resumes to Competition # 17/015:

    Leanne Cottrell, Human Resources Coordinator

    Town of Peace River, Box 6600 Peace River, Alberta   T8S 1S4                                                                 

    Fax:  (780) 624-4664



    We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those applicants who will be interviewed will be contacted.

  • 17 May 2017 9:54 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The City is seeking to fill the following professionally rewarding opportunity:

    Wastewater Technician(s)

    Level 1 (Certified) Progressive

    Utilities, Engineering & Public Works Department


    A varied technical role with room for advancement


    Based in our storm/sewer lift stations and treatment facility, you will be part of the safety-oriented team responsible for the equipment’s smooth operation. You will operate, inspect and service equipment, perform preventive maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up-to-date.


    Along with Grade 12, completion of a technological training program related to Wastewater treatment, a valid EOCP Wastewater Treatment Certificate, Class 1 and one year of wastewater treatment experience, you demonstrate a commitment to safety, teamwork and quality. Ideally, you hold a full privilege Class 3 Driver’s License, with air endorsement.


    Have you completed a program in wastewater treatment, and are you looking to gain hours and experience in the field? We’ll consider your application.


    For more information about this exciting career opportunity please refer to the job description on our website.


    These regular, full-time positions offer a starting wage of $ 30.24 as well as a comprehensive benefits

    and pension package. 


    Please apply in confidence by May 30, 2017 to:


    The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; however, only those selected
     for an interview will be contacted.

    Move up Prince George / Tourism Prince George

    To view the complete Job Description for this position:  Prince George Job Desc Wastewater Technician Certified.docx 

  • 11 May 2017 1:55 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Make a difference everyday with the City of Estevan a vibrant and growing community in Southeast Saskatchewan, with excellent educational, medical and recreational facilities.  We have a strong business / industrial sector and are located only 10 minutes north of the U.S. border. The City of Estevan is searching for a talented member to join our team who wants to grow with the organization and community while supporting a customer first approach.

    Posting Number:                    13/17


    Position Title:                         Water/Wastewater Plant Superintendent


    Reports to:                              WTP Services Manager


    Business Division:                 Water/Wastewater Services


    Summary:                               Oversees daily operations of the Water/Wastewater Treatment Services and supervises all direct reports. 


    Length of Position:                 Temporary, Full Time, 1 year term with possibility of extension.



    • Works with and provides management and leadership for staff involved in water and wastewater treatment operations.
    • Ensure Plant QA/QC is maintained, advise and assist staff to make sure the requirements are met and ensure operation of the Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant meets provincial guidelines.
    • Coordinates facilities maintenance and ensures facilities instrumentation is calibrated and programmed.
    • Oversees scheduling and reviews for Water/Wastewater Treatment Employees
    • Submit justifications for budget requests, and assist in controlling expenditures
    • Provide or coordinate staff training, working with employees to correct deficiencies
    • Participates in hiring, appraisals, promotions, demotions, transfer, suspension, or dismissal of staff.
    • Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints
    • Maintain time, material and equipment use records; requisition supplies and materials. 
    • Complete work activities safely and monitor the performance of all work activities to ensure compliance with the City of Estevan Safety program.



       Diploma of Technology such as Water Resources Engineering Technology

     AScT or CET designation

    Water & Wastewater Treatment Certification – Class IV Water Treatment, Class III Wastewater Treatment and Class II Water Distribution

       Proficiency in Computer Software.

       Valid Class 5 Drivers License




      5 years of Municipal experience including three years of supervisory experience



    This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The City of Estevan offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package.


    For further information or to apply, please contact:

    Sheryl March

    Human Resource Generalist

    1102-4th Street

    Estevan, SK S4A 0W7

    Ph: (306) 634-1841

    Fax: (306) 634-9790

  • 23 Mar 2017 3:17 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Position Title

    Water Resources Engineer


    Full-time, permanent


    Surrey, British Columbia

    Overview   McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. seeks a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join our busy team in Surrey, BC.

    Typical projects within the scope of this position would include Watershed Planning and Integrated Stormwater Management Planning studies, Stormwater Infrastructure Designs, Floodplain Analysis & Management, Mine Water Management and River and Bridge Hydraulics.


    ·        Education and background in water resource and hydrotechnical engineering, with minimum 15 years’ progressive experience

    ·        Extensive experience in watershed and drainage studies, drainage infrastructure design and construction, and understanding of stormwater guidelines, policies, and bylaws

    ·        Extensive technical knowledge and experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and calculations. Knowledge of standard computer modelling software packages such as PC/XP-SWMM, OTT/SWMM-HYMO, QUALHYMO, MOUSE, HEC-1/2/RAS, Mike-11, and/or similar software. Experience in developing other calculation algorithms such as water balance models and climate change analysis

    ·        Knowledge in other areas such as fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport, hydrogeology, hydro-electric development, water supply and distribution, wastewater collection systems, etc.

    ·        Familiarity with environmental permitting processes and procedures

    ·        Registration (in good standing) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in British Columbia, or eligibility for registration

    ·        Demonstrated strong oral and written English language communications skills

    ·        Demonstrated project and team management skills with a high degree of leadership capability

    ·        Demonstrated skills in preparing written proposals, reports and public presentations

    ·        Strong interpersonal skills

    Benefits of working for McElhanney

    ·        Locally based office with strong community ties and very positive working environment

    ·        We are 100% employee-owned, and this position would be eligible for shareholding

    ·        Full benefits package, competitive salary, annual bonus eligibility and the potential to become an owner of the company

    ·        An assortment of company-sponsored professional development activities 

    If this is the opportunity for you, visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Established in 1910, McElhanney is a Canadian employee-owned company offering top-quality engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. At McElhanney, you are working within a strong team that is well-established in the local industry. Our employees value working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and great team of professionals.

    McElhanney’s Surrey Engineering group is a multi-disciplinary professional office currently involved in many high profile infrastructure projects.  We enjoy a high level of job satisfaction due to solid team effort and a positive corporate culture.  Located on the 23rd floor of Central City Tower, our modern office space is near the SkyTrain and readily accessible via public transit.

  • 10 Mar 2017 3:06 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Title: Water/Wastewater Treatment Operators

    Location: Keeyask Infrastructure Project (187 km NE of Thompson)

    Company: Northern Maintenance Services

    Number of Openings: 1

    Opening Date: February 17, 2017

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    We are currently seeking a qualified person to join the Water and Wastewater Operations Team at the Manitoba Hydro Keeyask Infrastructure Project site. The site is at a remote camp in Northern Manitoba with all the amenities you require including theatres, entertainment center, commissary, recreation center which includes a weight room, track, basketball and squash courts.


    ·        Class III Wastewater Treatment

    ·        Class II Wastewater Collections

    ·        Class II Water Treatment

    ·        Experience and certification in Water Distribution will be considered an asset

    ·        Valid Driver’s License

    ·        Experience with Sequencing Batch Reactors

    ·        Good understanding of mechanical and biological systems

    ·        Good communication skills

    ·        Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and be a team player


    ·        Operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Collection and Treatment system to ensure we exceed all regulatory requirements

    ·        Ability to identify, troubleshoot and correct any issues that may affect effluent quality

    ·        Daily, weekly and monthly operational checks, laboratory testing and monthly compliance sampling

    This position is a 3 weeks in 1 week out rotation. Shifts are 10 hours/day 7 days/week during your rotation. Travel to and from Winnipeg will be provided or mileage compensated if you are outside of the Winnipeg region. Room and board is included. We offer competitive salary, pension and benefits after 3 months.

    We thank all applicants for their interest however only qualified candidates will be considered.

    Please submit resumes and cover letters with salary expectations via email to:

    Bryan Adcock, C.E.T.

    Northern Maintenance Services

    Water and Wastewater Treatment Operations

  • 25 Jan 2017 8:43 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

    Location: Langley, BC
    Company: Corix
    Number of Openings: 1
    Posting Date: Jan 25 2017

    Job Description

    Corix has more than 70 years’ experience designing, building, financing and managing the vital utility infrastructure systems required for communities to grow and thrive. Ensuring the safest, most efficient transport, delivery and treatment systems, we work in partnership with the people of the communities we serve to create fresh solutions and provide services in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.
    Over the last five years, we have experienced substantial growth – and with growth comes opportunity. Our team members enjoy:

    • Competitive salary
      Comprehensive benefits package
      Generous vacation package
      Company-matched retirement savings program
      Internal training programs
      Tuition reimbursement program
      Work-life balance and flexible work arrangements
      A pristine record of safety and environmental performance

    You’ll join a team of more than 2,200 dynamic professionals who bring drive, passion and a genuine sense of pride to their work. We also actively encourage and empower all our team members to seek, share and implement new ideas for creating value.

    So if you’re smart, industrious and would like to join a progressive company that offers challenging work, long-term growth potential and the chance to make a real difference, contact us today!

    Our Utilities division develops customized water, wastewater and energy systems and provides field metering services for clients across North America. Our clients include municipalities, resort properties, gas, water and electric utilities, developers and institutions.

    About the job:

    Corix Utilities invites applications from candidates with proven skills, qualifications and abilities for the regular full time position of Utility Operator Level 2 in the Lower Mainland region. This position will be based out of Langley. Corix Utilities undertakes the construction, operation, and maintenance of multi-utility systems serving various resorts and residential communities throughout BC. This position will appeal to someone looking for the opportunity to participate in a dynamic growth oriented organization and rewards results. Extensive training and development will be encouraged.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Operate, inspect and service equipment in water and wastewater;
    • Perform preventive maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up-to date;
    • Interprets lab results and evaluates plant operation and systems performance against performance objectives; investigates and undertakes corrective action where necessary;
    • Undertakes routine repairs to water distribution and wastewater treatment and collection systems;
    • Operates related maintenance tools and equipment including utility-related computer programs
    • Hours of work will include weekends and on-call.

    Working Conditions:

    Work in plant and field environments; some exposure to wastewater, chemicals, hazardous materials, and noise; heavy lifting/moving, standing, climbing. May work at heights, in confined spaces, and in inclement weather conditions. Will participate in on call and scheduled overtime rotation.

    • Level II WWT operator certification;
      Minimum of 3 years’ experience;
      Post-secondary education, training and/or certifications of the previously mentioned levels of certifications;
      Field experience in electrical or mechanical trades an asset;
      Knowledge of performing regular inspections of the sewer collection system, locating and inspecting manholes and sewage lift stations, and facilitating repairs as required an asset;
      After-hour and weekend on-call support may be required;
      Weekend scheduling may be required;
      Good mechanical aptitude;
      Valid driver’s license; must be able to provide driver’s abstract;
      Training in various areas, including confined space operations will be provided;
      Ability to maintain logs as required using MS Word and MS Excel and to communicate via email using MS Outlook.
      Application Expiry Date: This position will remain open until filled. If you possess these skills and qualifications, we invite you to apply online in confidence at

    Corix employees must apply via our internal portal
    We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

    No telephone calls or recruitment agencies will be accepted.
    Corix is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Accommodations available upon request.

  • 25 Jan 2017 8:38 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

    Location: Portage la Prairie, MB
    Company: City of Portage la Prairie
    Number of Openings: 1
    Posting Date: Jan 25 2017

    Job Description

    Job Description:
    City of Portage La Prairie
    Water Treatment Supervisor
    Under the direction of the Utility Superintendent, the Supervisor has the Operator in Charge responsibility and is accountable for:
    •Performing and supervising the operational duties, lab tests, and maintenance related to the water treatment division.
    •Maintaining and reporting operational and maintenance records.
    •Training, supervising and evaluating the work of the operators and coordinating staff workload.
    •Preparing budget and regulatory reports as required.
    •Ensures water quality to meet the requirements of the City’s Operating Permit and Provincial Regulations.

    Operation of treatment equipment including industrial and hand tools, pneumatic tools, SCBA, personal protective equipment, computer, lab equipment, chain saw, and light duty vehicle.

    •Completion of Grade 12 and 2 years post-secondary diploma in an engineering, science or related field, plus 90 CEU’s in wastewater operations, engineering, science, or a related field.
    •Province of Manitoba Class IV Certificate in Water Treatment.
    •A minimum of 2 years of proven supervisory/leadership experience, preferably in a municipal setting, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience would be considered.
    •Successful completion of courses and/or experience in budgeting, record keeping, report writing.
    •Class 5 Province of Manitoba Driver’s license with air brake endorsement.

    $36.63 per hour as per CUPE agreement.

    HOURS OF WORK: 7:30am to 4:30pm, one hour for lunch Monday to Friday. Required to work one weekend a month and carry a pager during this operating shift. Shift schedule may be subject to change.

    SCOPE: The position falls within the Collective Bargaining Unit of CUPE Local 1002 and is subject to all terms and conditions of the collective agreement or subsequent amending agreements.

    This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please forward applications with the competition number 2017-02 to Human Resources Office, City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L8, FAX (204) 239-1532.
    Email Address: Website:

    For complete position details see the Job Description on the City of Portage la Prairie website.

    We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

  • 19 Dec 2016 7:58 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

    Location: Portage la Prairie, MB
    Company: City of Portage la Prairie
    Number of Openings: 1
    Posting Date: Dec 19 2016

    Job Description

    City of Portage La Prairie
    Class 4 Water Treatment Operator
    1 year term

    Under the direction of the Water Treatment Manager, the operator ensures the safe and effective monitoring and operations of processes and equipment for the water treatment division and acts as operator in charge as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The City of Portage la Prairie is a Class IV facility and a Class 4 Certificate in Water Treatment is required.

    Applicant with 2 years post-secondary education in a related field may be considered on an under fill basis as per the guidelines established by the employer and the collective agreement. For more information on the requirements needed to achieve a Province of MB Class 4 Certification please visit

    HOURS OF WORK: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday. Required to work one weekend per month and carry a pager during this operating shift.
    (Shifts may be changed due to operational requirements)

    SALARY: The rate of pay for this position ranges from $25.52 to $30.87 per hour dependent on education, experience and qualifications.

    This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please forward applications with the competition number 2016-13 to:

    Human Resources Office
    City of Portage la Prairie
    97 Saskatchewan Ave East
    Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L8 FAX (204) 239-1532
    Email Address:

    We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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