Public Works Division
Regular Full Time (RFT) & Temporary Full Time (TFT)
Sewer/Drainage – 2 RFT positions and 1 TFT position up to 2 yrs
Water – 1 RFT position and 1 TFT position to Dec 2018
All positions are Mon-Fri 7:00 – 3:55


The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design and state-of-the art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We have three regular full time and two temporary full time career opportunities in our Sewer/Drainage and Water department. As a Maintenance Worker – Utilities, you will be performing skilled manual work repairing, maintaining, and constructing waterworks infrastructure. You will also ensure City fire hydrants and pumps are operating efficiently in addition to repairing or replacing water mains, services, valves, and pressure reducing valves. You will also operate relevant equipment such as hand held tools such as cut off saws, road saws, jumping jack, and power broom and heavy equipment such as up to and including tandem axle dump trucks.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Completion of grade 12
  • Considerable related work experience in water or sewer/drainage
  • Completion of post-secondary courses in waterworks, ie. Water distribution 1, EOCP, and Introduction to Public Works.
  • Possess sound knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in water or sewer systems infrastructure maintenance
  • You will also have the ability to recognize and apply safe work procedures

This position will require you work as part of a team and to demonstrate excellent customer service skills with members of the public and coworkers.

A CUPE hourly rate of $30.21, a comprehensive benefits package, and an earned day off program is being offered. We will require you to have a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement by the end of probation/trial period. All applicants are required to upload a recent driver’s abstract (within the last 30 days) to your application.

Please apply on-line at by 5:00 pm on March 3, 2018.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted


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