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  • 22 Aug 2019 4:27 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Meter Installer (temporary for approximately 6 months with a possible extension)

    The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

    Job summary

    Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Meter Installer within the Water Services Division. Reporting to the Supervisor of Distribution - Metering, the successful candidate will demonstrate high quality customer service and experience in all aspects of Water Meter Installation. The successful candidate will provide operational and technical support to the Lead Hand Distribution (Metering), the Supervisor of Distribution (Metering) and the Distribution Technician - Metering within the metering section of Water Services. The successful candidate will have a focus on team building, quality customer service and continuous improvement. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

    Duties

    ·        Plan water metering piping and repair according to specification and Water Services requirements including measuring and cutting of pipe and fittings.

    ·        Assemble, install or secure metering piping, tubing, fittings and other items by mechanical assembly or by soldering methods.

    ·        Install, test, trouble shoot and repair all types of water meters and associated equipment including wiring and other fittings.

    ·        Represent the department on-site by providing high quality customer service ensuring customers understand work being done and their concerns are addressed.

    ·        Turn off or turn on water services which may include locating and excavating water shut off valves.

    ·        Provides non-operator assistance in support of distribution system work.

    ·        Completes and maintains all daily legislative and non-legislative records as they pertain to the Distribution (metering) system and related work including the accurate preparation of required documentation (electronic or otherwise) and completion of documents which may include numerical and textual information, time cards, logs and worksheets etc.

    ·        Schedule and plan and perform work in an efficient and safe manner in conjunction with other Water Services Staff and external customers in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Corporate and Water Services’ policies and procedures and others as required

    ·        Occasionally supports other Water Services Programs and initiatives as needed such as (but not limited to) the Lead Reduction Program or frozen services.

    ·        Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    ·        Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience in the installation (including wiring and piping) of water meters Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  

    ·        Must possess an 800A meter installer’s certificate or equivalent.

    ·        A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record.   Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

    ·        Knowledge and ability to work with small hand tools, propane torches and plumbing supplies including soldering and pipe cutting.

    ·        Knowledge of water distribution operations and Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change legislative and regulatory requirements.

    ·        Knowledge of basic plumbing principles.

    ·        Able to prioritize complex tasks.

    ·        Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHIMS.

    ·        Ability to work in physically demanding conditions including, digging, regularly lifting objects up to 25kg in weight, climbing ladders, entering pits and working in confined spaces.

    ·        Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.

    ·        Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, contractors, stakeholders and the general public.

    ·        Basic skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) with the ability to use computers and other similar devices.

    ·        Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a demanding work environment.

    ·        Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal and external contacts in a courteous manner.

    Rate

    $28.31 per hour  

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday September 5, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

     

    Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

    Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 08 Aug 2019 3:03 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Village of Haines Junction

    Employment Opportunity

    Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator 2

    Haines Junction lies on the edge the vast and spectacular wilderness of Kluane National Park including the largest internationally protected area on earth and the planet’s largest non-polar ice fields. It is a community that offers a high quality of living with unparalleled recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Located in the southwestern corner of the Yukon Territory, approximately 160 kilometers from Yukon’s capital city Whitehorse, Haines Junction and the surrounding area is home to roughly 900 residents, and we are looking for one more.

    The Village of Haines Junction invites applications for the permanent full time position of Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator 2. We offer a competitive benefits package and a positive and highly diverse working environment. This is a bargaining unit position within the local of Y042 (Yukon Employees union)  

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    ·        Testing and calibrating; water, wastewater, instruments and controls for compliance and operation

    ·        Monitoring the performance and control of water and wastewater systems.

    ·        Operate, service and inspect plant equipment, pumps, lift stations, hydrants, and associated infrastructure.

    ·        Operate maintenance tools and heavy equipment including backhoe, excavator, wheel loader, dump truck, sewer flusher and snow removal equipment  

    ·        Perform preventative maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up to date.

    ·        Develop and follow standard operating procedures for plant equipment and instrumentation.

    ·        Assist in routine and emergency repairs to water and wastewater distribution systems.

    ·        Complete water system certification training and continuing education requirements.

    ·        Play a key role in managing and completing large capital projects

    ·        Participate in rotational after hours and weekend on call/standby/overtime

    ·        Other duties may be assigned as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    ·        Grade 12 or equivalent (G.E.D.)

    ·        Minimum 3 years’ experience in municipal water utility or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    ·        Completion of recognized water and wastewater program, with a level two or higher certification in the discipline of water treatment.

    ·        Valid Class 3 Yukon Motor Vehicle Operators Licence or equivalent, or wiliness to obtain. Must be able to provide driver’s abstract.

    ·        Ability to understand and operate SCADA systems

    ·        Able to meet the physical demands of the position, including outdoor work in inclement weather conditions.

    ·        Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    ·        Ability to effectively use computer applications related to the position and duties.

    ·        Excellent interpersonal skills.

    ·        Excellent organizational skills

    ·        Ability to work alone under minimal supervision.

    ·        Valid first aid certificate or willingness to obtain

    Desired Qualifications

    ·        Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of water distribution systems.

    ·        Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of sewage collection systems.

    ·        Level two or higher qualification in water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment.

    ·        Ability to manage multiple tasks

    ·        Skilled trades experience and proven ability to troubleshoot considered a strong asset.

    ·        Experience in solid waste handling

    Special Skills

    ·        Good mechanical aptitude.

    ·        Training in confined space entrant/attendant, WHIMIS, TDG, Aerial platform, safety in bear country, fire extinguisher, fall protection, lock out/tag out and traffic control considered an asset.

    ·        Project management training

    ·        Physically fit, with handling objects up to 30kgs required routinely

    ·        Proven ability to supervise staff

    The starting wage for this position will be $32.74 – $35.90 per hour,
    depending upon experience and certifications.

    Please submit a cover letter, resumes and enquiries to:    

    Collin Kallio Public Works Lead Hand

    Email: leadhand@hainesjuction.ca

    Phone: 867-634-5322

    Fax 867-634-2008

    Village of Haines Junction

    Box 5339 Haines Junction, Yukon, Y0B 1L0

                   We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

    This position will close:  August 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm (PST)


  • 26 Jun 2019 4:31 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Rural Municipality of Woodlands

     

    The Rural Municipality of Woodlands invites applications for the position of Operations Manager.  This non-union position will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.  Hours of operation will be 40 hours per week plus attendance at various Committee and Council meetings as required.

    Education, Skills & Ability Required:

    -        Experience working in a Municipal environment.

    -        Must hold or be willing to obtain valid Water Treatment Level 2, Water Distribution Level 2 and Wastewater Collection Level 2

    -        Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    -        Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.

    -        Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and GIS computer system.

    -        Knowledge of various types of construction equipment and construction standards.

    -        Ability to review various plans and determine compliance.

    -        Ability to conduct and review surveys as required.

    -        Ability to manage several projects or issues simultaneously.

    -        Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

    -        Ability to deal with people in a tactful and diplomatic manner.

    -        Valid Class 5 driver’s license.

    -        Willingness to continuously further education and training.

    A full job description is available by contacting our office at (204)383-5679 or on our website at www.rmwoodlands.info

    Please send resume and salary expectations to:

    R.M. of Woodlands

    Box 10

    Woodlands, MB, R0C 3H0

    Attention: CAO

    or to cao@rmwoodlands.ca

  • 26 Apr 2019 3:55 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    UTILITY & INSPECTION TECHNICIAN

    The Town of Niverville invites applications for the position of Utility & Inspection Technician within its Operations Department.  This position will be responsible for the treatment and delivery of potable water within the Town of Niverville, along with administrative duties including regulatory compliances, certifications, and related inspections.  The applicant will also be responsible for a variety of semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the maintenance and repair of public amenities and operation of various pieces of equipment. This is a full-time position with a requirement to work on-call and after regular hours, as necessary. 

    Reporting to the Utility & Inspection Manager, this person will be required to:

    ·         Maintain and repair Town of Niverville Lift stations, sewer main distribution systems, and water main infrastructure systems

    ·         Work with other staff as well as operate equipment when called upon

    • Work effectively with minimal supervision
    • Read and communicate in the English language
    • Establish effective working relationships with staff and public in a courteous and diplomatic manner
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly and exert 100 pounds of force occasionally
    • Ability to climb, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, pull, lift and grasp
    • Ability to work in extreme conditions (cold/heat/noise)

    The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications:

    ·         A Valid Class 3 Manitoba drivers license with Air Brake endorsement (preferred)

    ·         Grade 12 or equivalent education

    ·         Experience in water and sewer installations is an asset

    ·         Class 1 Certification through the MWWA program in Water Distribution, Waste Water Collection and Wastewater Treatment or be willing and able to be certified.

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated a high level of initiative and enthusiasm in their approach towards fulfilling responsibilities in previous roles.  Conditions of employment are agreement by the applicant to disclose criminal record information to the Town of Niverville along with the completion and maintaining of a satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check.  Please visit https://www.whereyoubelong.ca/images/latestnews/Utility--Inspection-Technician-2019.pdf for a full job description.

    The Town of Niverville offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to local residents.  Interested applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume complete with three references and salary expectations to:

    Utility & Inspection Technician

    Town of Niverville

    Box 267, Niverville, MB   R0A 1E0

    Email:  humanresources@whereyoubelong.ca

    Please note that applications submitted without salary expectations will not be considered.  We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted.


Submitting a Career Listing

Career listings can be placed on the MWWA website at a cost of $50.00 +GST. 

You can place an order by selecting "Career Listing" below - or by going to the "Store" and selecting "Career Listing" there. 

Then - Email the Career listing information to: mwwaoffice@shaw.ca
(Please submit information in Word format)

Job Postings with no closing date will remain on the Career page for a maximum of 6 months.  Please notify us when you have filled the position and wish to have your Job Posting removed from the website.  

If you have more than one job posting you will have to change the quantity on your order. 

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