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Utility Maintenance - City of Selkirk

04 Mar 2022 3:59 PM | Association Manager (Administrator)


Competition No:

2022-1 REPOST

Duration:

Permanent

Close Date:

Until filled

Probation/Trial Rate:

$26.57

Position Title:

Utility Maintenance

Regular Rate:

$27.97

Department:

Operations

Hours of Work:

40 hrs/week

Under the general supervisory direction of the Manager of Utilities, Utility Maintenance is responsible for performing duties related to maintenance, repair and replacement of water, wastewater and land drainage systems.

YOUR JOB DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

  1. Utilities Maintenance
  • Perform duties related to the maintenance, inspections, repairs and testing of the water system, including main lines, valves, hydrants, service lines, meters, accessories, and appurtenances.
  • Perform duties related to the maintenance and repair of wastewater and land drainage systems, including manholes, main lines, service connections, accessories, and appurtenances.
  • Perform duties related to the thawing of water, wastewater, and land drainage systems with portable steamers, etc.
  • On a quarterly frequency to carry out a reading of all the water metering equipment and work with the Utility Clerk to schedule appointments, supply consumption histories and additional readings for the quarterly billing cycle.
  • Perform water cut-ins and cut-offs on main valves and individual service boxes as requested.
  • Provide underground utility locations for outside utilities, contractors, etc.
  • Correspond with consumers, contractors, etc. as required.
  • Serve as the designated Field Person In-Charge as directed by the Manager of Utilities.
  • Conduct Chlorine Residual Testing after a repair to the Water Distribution System.
2. Administrative
  • Provide and maintain accurate records regarding the day-to-day operations. Records are to be in both written and electronic format and meet Provincial Regulations under the Environment Act.

3. Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  • Operate the utility maintenance vehicle, other vehicles, and a variety of hand tools, small equipment, and light equipment as related to carrying out work assignments.
  • Perform maintenance, routine checks, minor services, daily inspections reports and cleaning of vehicles and equipment utilized in day-to-day work related activities.
  • Inform the Manager and/or Mechanic of any required significant repair or safety problem on equipment being operated

4. Provide support and training to other employees as required.

5. Perform other related duties as may be assigned.

SPECIFICATIONS/QUALIFICATIONS

1. Education, Knowledge and Experience Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 Education with courses in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology & Electrical Theory
  • Possess a Level II Wastewater Collection Operator License within the Province of Manitoba
  • Possess a Level II Water Distribution Operator License within the Province of Manitoba
  • Must be capable of serving as the designated Field Person In-Charge as legislated under Provincial Mandatory Certification Regulations
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience within similar water distribution and wastewater collection facility operations in a municipal corporation
  • Possession of a Valid Class 5 Manitoba Drivers License
  • Experience in basic plumbing techniques
  • Experience in the operation of designated equipment and power tools
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings related to the City's infrastructure
  • Ability to maintain records in written and computer-based format
  • Possess valid CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Possess Certification in Confined Space Entry Training
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. This includes the ability to understand written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contracts and the public, in accordance with the Respectful Workplace Policy
  • Ability to work independently, with a minimum of supervision
  • Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations and procedures that are applicable to the area of work
  • Demonstrated competence in safe work practices
  • Must be physically able to perform all the laboring aspects or other duties associated with the position
  • Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations and procedures that are applicable to the area of work
  • Demonstrated competence in safe work practices
  • Must be physical able to perform all the laboring aspects or other duties associated with the position

COMMENTS:


Human Resources, City of Selkirk, 200 Eaton Avenue, Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 0W6

FAX #: 1-204-482-5448 Email: jobs@cityofselkirk.com Phone: 204-785-4900

Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For a copy of the full job description please visit our website, myselkirk.ca.

The City of Selkirk is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an inclusive work environment. Applicants who require accommodation during the hiring process are encouraged to contact the City’s Human Resources Division via the information provided in the Contact Information section of this posting.

NOTE: Employees will be required to adhere to the Vaccination Policy.


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