BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Pipefitter (O&M)

Position Status: Full-Time Regular
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Iona WWTP, Richmond
Salary Range/ Wage Rate: $3,769.60 bi-weekly plus 6.25% deferred compensation
Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking a Pipefitter (O&M) who will safely and efficiently complete preventative and corrective maintenance tasks at the Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant.
You are: a Pipefitter or Plumber committed to safety and continuously learning and improving in your trade. You enjoy working in a team environment including collaborating with Operations staff and other tradespeople. You have experience working in industrial environments, making repairs to pipe systems due to abrasive or corrosive wear, and modifying or improving systems.
This role: (The duties described hereunder are intended to be representative of the position and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.)

  • Perform a variety of pipefitting jobs at the Journeyman-level such as: refitting and repairs to sulphur, dioxide and chlorine systems, alterations to existing piping systems and installation of new ones at treatment plants, pumping stations, etc.
  • Measure, cut, thread and install steel, stainless steel, cast iron, PVC and other types of pipes and conduits, test same on completion of work.
  • Directs work of assigned helpers.
  • Insures that safe working practices are adhered to at job sites.
  • Plans work methods and procedures following job requirements.
  • Trouble shoots existing piping systems.

To be successful, you have:

  • Grade 12, plus Trades Qualification certificate.
  • Ability to interpret plans and blueprints.
  • Ability to work in enclosed and often dirty (sewage) areas.
  • Provide own hand tools.
  • Health certificate for watershed entry and valid B.C. Driver's Licence.

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.
At Metro Vancouver, we are committed to cultivating a diverse, safe, equitable, and inclusive work environment for all. We strive to attract and retain a talented, diverse workforce that is reflective of the region we serve. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process by contacting [email protected]. Learn more about our commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion here.
Please follow this link to our Careers page where you can submit your application. This position is open until filled.

Organization: Metro Vancouver
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: March 13, 2024, 1:44 pm
Expires: June 28, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $3,769.60 Bi-Weekly