A detailed position description can be found in the job posting online. We thank all interested applicants in advance, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.
The salary range is currently $66,182 to $83,790 per year. Yellowhead County offers a competitive benefit package.
The competition will remain open until Friday October 28, 2022
Only those candidates being considered will be contacted.
The personal information obtained as a result of this advertisement will be utilized for these employment opportunities only, and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Operation and Maintenance of Water and Wastewater Facilities
Provide safe and aesthetically pleasing drinking water.
Supervise contractors working at County water and wastewater facilities.
Possess a working knowledge of water, and wastewater with an ability to solve problems.
Implement the legislation pertaining to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater facilities and be able to recognize areas that expose the County to liability.
Must comply with the requirements of Yellowhead County’s safety policy and the Provincial Legislation pertaining to worker health and safety to effectively manage the health and safety of workers or contractors and to manage the County’s liability to maintain a safe and healthy job site.
Manage and organize multiple priorities and projects.
Read water meters.
Distribute inter-departmental communications and public notices.
Prepare reports on the performance of facilities and contractors.
Prepare and compile technical reports pertaining to water and wastewater facilities.
Analyze essential plant data collected from computer SCADA systems in order to compile and submit monthly and annual reports.
Calculate chemical dosage and verify plant readings in order to maintain safe drinking water.
Maintenance and Repairs of County Facilities
Maintain efficient operation of municipal water and wastewater facilities.
Conduct maintenance of Yellowhead County water meters.
Possess a good working knowledge of construction and maintenance techniques to determine production and quantity requirements of projects.
Apply trouble-shooting abilities to recognize problems and repair promptly with minimal supervision in accordance with Alberta Environment approvals.
Interpret and verify construction and as-built drawings.
Investigate complaints from users of water and wastewater systems including responding to standby calls.
Conduct first call responses.
Completion of Grade 12 diploma
Level 1 Water and Wastewater Certification
Registered member in AWWOA and AWWA
Valid Class 5 Driving License
Completion of Defensive Driving
Two (2) years experience in water and wastewater treatment systems
Two (2) years experience in working with legislation governing the operations of water and wastewater treatment facilities
Completion of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Level 2 Water and Wastewater Certification
Completion of Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Completion of WHMIS
Completion of First Aid and CPR
Completion of Confined Space Entry
Three (3) years in the area of water and wastewater systems
Three (3) years working with legislation governing the operations of water and wastewater treatment facilities
Provide 24-hour standby on a rotational basis.
Demanding physical labour is required at times.
Daily travel is required regardless of road conditions.
Hazardous Chemicals are handled on a daily basis.
Position involves working in confined spaces and in unsanitary conditions.
Overtime and standby often leads to working extended hours and/or working late nights and early mornings.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Oct 12, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 28, 2022