Responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of the municipal water, wastewater utility. This position is responsible for ensuring the municipal water and wastewater systems operate in accordance with environmental legislation and approvals.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Inspect reservoir facilities, pump houses, lift stations and their associated control and alarm systems, and record readings. Maintain and update applicable records for all operations.
Monitor water and wastewater quality including collecting water and wastewater samples for analysis.
Install, remove, repair, read and record or calibrate commercial and residential water meters.
Maintain and repair pumping equipment and lift stations, together with the associated starters, electrical fuses and controls related to such equipment.
Flush, clean and maintain water and sanitary sewer mains and facilities, including hydrants and valves associated with such systems.
Inspect and maintain sanitary and storm sewer catch basins, manholes and mains.
Monitor and operate wastewater stabilization ponds and sewage flow equipment.
Maintain yards and properties associated with municipal water, wastewater facilities and oversee the work of junior staff and contractors assigned to such duties.
Operate and maintain all public water sales outlets.
Participate in the development of effective preventative maintenance programs and operating guidelines for each utility.
Work shifts and standby duties for after regular hour call out or emergencies as required.
Perform other related duties as required including assuming the responsibilities of the Utility Supervisor in the absence of the incumbent.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
High School diploma or equivalency. Valid certification in Level III Water Distribution, Level III Wastewater Collection, Level I Wastewater Treatment, and Level II Water Treatment.
Lower level certification will be considered, must be willing to obtain Level III Water Distribution.
Minimum 2 - 5 years’ experience as a water/wastewater operator. Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
Experience in supervision would be an asset.
All interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume stating the competition number (comp 61-2018) to email@example.com