BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Utility Worker I (2 positions)

Position Status: Full-Time Temporary (These positions are to last no longer than December 31, 2024)
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Annacis Wastewater Treatment Plant, Delta
Salary Range/ Wage Rate: $2,692.80 bi-weekly plus 6.25% deferred compensation
Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking two Utility Worker I’s who will safely and enthusiastically assist millwrights, mechanics, and pipefitters to complete preventative and corrective maintenance tasks at the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant.
You are: An experienced helper and labourer committed to workplace safety and interested in wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance. You enjoy working in a team environment including collaborating with Operations staff. Specific experience with industrial or construction safety, mechanical trades, or industrial sites, including forklift operation, is an asset.
This role: (The duties described hereunder are intended to be representative of the position and are not to be considered all inclusive.)

  • Assists operations and maintenance staff in performing tasks such as minor construction, building forms, mixing concrete, grounds maintenance, brush cutting, channel clearing, etc.
  • Operates ancillary equipment such as trucks, small tractors, lawnmowers, brush saws, weed eaters.
  • Operates compressors, pneumatic tools, electrical power tools, chain saws,
  • Performs site preparation and painting work.
  • Works in confined spaces and conducts safety monitor duties as required.
  • Assists in leak and/or other emergency repairs.
  • Obtains tools and parts from warehouses.
  • Pickup and delivery from suppliers.
  • Works in compliance with all District safety policies, procedures and WorkSafe BC regulations.

To be successful, you have:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Ability to operate power and pneumatic tools.
  • Mechanical ability and construction aptitude.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and demonstrate safety awareness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physically capable of performing work duties and willingness and ability to perform shift work.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license.

Note:  This position will progress to Utility Worker II after 5 years experience in this classification OR 3 years experience and completion of Sacramento State Water Supply or Water Treatment or Wastewater Collection or Wastewater Treatment Level 1 and 2 courses, or an equivalent level of training.
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. If an accommodation is required during the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected] for support. Learn more about our commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion here.

Please follow this link our Careers page where you can submit your application. This position is open until filled.

Organization: Metro Vancouver
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Construction, Sewer & Wastewater Services, Water Services
Posted: May 10, 2024, 10:39 am
Expires: June 28, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $2,692.80 Bi-Weekly