Water Distribution Operator 1

Surrey

Water Distribution Operator 1

(TRADES IMPROVER 1 EOCP WATER)

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SCOPE
Reporting to the Water Operations Manager, the Water Distribution Operator 1 (Trades Improver 1 EOCP) positions involve manual and skilled tasks involving considerable physical effort in performing a variety of civil and utility construction and operations and maintenance related to water systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Installs water mains, services and connections
  • Assembles pipes together ensuring that tees, bends, crosses, valves and services or related fittings are properly installed
  • Installs water services using open trench, trench-less methods or a combination of both Operates (open/close/flush/repair) water valves on water mains and on water services and appurtenances
  • Maintains records, log books and activity sheets, as required
  • Works with map books and construction drawings
  • Inspects and maintains inspection chambers
  • Cleans and secures work area by shoveling and sweeping
  • Deals with various chemicals relating to water systems
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools
  • Responds to trouble calls and inquiries from the public
  • Assists crew members in performing their duties
  • Other job related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
  • Understands and effectively carries out oral and written instructions
  • Exercises independence of judgment and initiative in performing the duties of the position
  • Understands figures and numbers, reads construction drawings and maps of underground services, utilities, etc.
  • Maintains records. Knowledge of methods, techniques, hand/power tools, and equipment used in Operations construction and maintenance
  • Knowledge of Surrey's road system
  • Knowledge of Surrey's policies, procedures and standards
  • Knowledge of applicable safety regulations
  • Knowledge of current Water Regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Experience and training in civil and utility construction and engineering operations and maintenance
  • Valid B.C. Driver's License with safe driving record as per the City’s policy
  • EOCP Level 1 certification in good standing (if uncertified, must obtain certification within 1 year of start date – condition of employment).
  • This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at Surrey.ca to Job ID 2087. Posting will remain open until April 26, 2018.

 



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