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2023-17 - Utility IV - Wastewater Treatment Plant (Full Time)

2023-17 - Utility IV - Wastewater Treatment Plant (Full Time)

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2023-17
Title: Utility IV - Wastewater Treatment Plant (Full Time)
Department: Operations
Duties: The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve an efficient operation of the City's wastewater treatment plant facility. This is a skilled mechanical/electrical tradesman position requiring the incumbent to undertake the maintenance and operation of equipment used at all stages of the wastewater treatment process observing and complying with municipal policies and recognized and acceptable safety practices. The incumbent may be required to be the named qualified certificate holder upon the City’s annual electrical operating permits for the City’s waste water treatment plant facility.

The incumbent in this class is responsible for the inspection, maintenance and operation of the wastewater treatment plant facility and equipment, receiving oral and written assignments which may be supplemented by interpretation of sketches and blueprints.

The incumbent shall be responsible for equipment and materials assigned to him; planning the work to ensure that site conditions are adequately shown on plans and specifications with work carried out within the time allocated; organizing the labour, materials and equipment to ensure they are available at the time and location required; maintaining control of work orders and expenditures, reporting circumstances of deviation from plans, maintaining a daily record of production quantities, changes in design and increases in the scope of work; ensuring that all acceptable and safety measures are taken to protect personnel, equipment, material and public from injury or damage. The incumbent will be required to perform other related tasks as assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under general supervision and performance is subject to review, inspection and evaluation by the Superintendent WWTP.

The incumbent shall at all time give priority to ensuring that the water supply to all customers is maintained and ensuring that public health is not endangered. The incumbent shall also give priority to the prevention and control of private property damage due to water escapement or sewer back-up occurring in the City's utility system.
Education: Must have a minimum of Grade 12 education supplemented by courses and five (5) years experience in a variety of skills and trades such as pipe fitting/laying, plumbing, welding, minor electrical repairs - OR equivalent combination of training and experience.

Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a qualified tradesperson; plumber, steamfitter / pipefitter, millwright or electrician
Skills: Must be in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's Licence;

Must be in possession of a Journeyman Electrician’s Certificate (unrestricted) and be able to obtain a Class “A” Contractor’s Licence issued by the BC Safety Authority if required; Or, hold a red seal journeyman plumber, steamfitter / pipefitter or millwright trade certificate designation.

Must have superior knowledge of methods, practices, tools and equipment as they relate to the maintenance of mechanical, electrical equipment, controls, instrumentation, and SCADA system;

Able to complete Programmable Controllers Level I and II as offered by BCIT;

Able to work with computers and various software, such as Microsoft Office applications and the SCADA system;

It is desirable that the incumbent have Level II in Wastewater Treatment as per E.O.C.P. Certification Program for Operators;

Must have a superior knowledge of chlorination practices, including safety and repair, the transportation of materials classified as dangerous good and the use, maintenance, repair of back flow devices, and pressure reducing valves;

Able to understand verbal and written instructions in English, complete required forms and perform all facets of related mathematics including a basic understanding of hydraulics of utilities systems such as head losses through pipes and fittings, water hammer, pump characteristics, balancing storages, conversion calculations of flow pressure and head;
Salary: $40.06 (2023 Rate)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2023-02-22 04:30 PM
Posted: 2023-02-08
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