Thorhild County Utilities Department is seeking a suitable individual to carry out the following duties:
Responsible for the daily operation, repair and maintenance of the County’s municipal natural gas distribution systems.
Operate all construction equipment for installation of new, or upgrades to, existing services;
Perform inspections of distribution system at regular intervals.
Adhere to operation and maintenance procedures.
Abide by codes of all regulating bodies, Alberta Environment, Rural Utilities and Energy Utility
Board regarding the necessary reporting requirements for all aspects of the department.
Must participate in the standby schedule on a rotational basis.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Gasfitter Class (A) Journeyman.
Standard First Aid and WHIMS certification, Confined Spaces certified, Trench Safety.
Physical ability and dexterity to perform a variety of manual tasks (heavy lifting, squatting, bending, twisting and climbing. Work is performed with exposure to outdoor elements.
Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills, with the ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing are essential.
Experience in operating various power and hand tools and various heavy equipment.
Must reside within the municipal boundaries or reasonable distance to participate in the on-call rotation schedule.
Successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check and Driver’s Abstract.
Must participate in a Fitness to Hire Assessment.
This position is included within the scope of the County’s unionized setting (IUOE Local 955) and is based on a 40-hour work week. Thorhild County also has a comprehensive benefits program. Hourly pay range for this position is $36.16-$45.53. Current employees of the Thorhild County fulfilling the requirements essential to this position shall be considered for this position.