Regional Municipality of Peel

Water/Wastewater Operator II

Posted Date 4 days ago(2/15/2018 8:00 AM)
System ID
2018-7767
# Positions
1
Position Type and Status
Regular Full-time
Job Industry
Energy , Oil and Utilities, Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Experienced
Post End Date
2/21/2018 11:59 PM

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

 

The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

 

 

To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

 

Job Description

Water/Wastewater Operator II

Regular - Full-Time

Public Works – Water 

 

Under general supervision, performs manual and equipment operating duties in the performance of various Public Works construction, maintenance or operational functions

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains, operates and inspects water distribution and wastewater collection system assets
  • Performs water quality and system tests and takes corrective actions
  • Ensures all work is performed in compliance with relevant standards, legislation and regulations
  • Performs hand excavation, backfilling, restoration works, concrete work and pipe laying
  • Cleans sewer mains, laterals and manholes of debris and sediment
  • Maintains a neat appearance and performs duties in a way which conveys a "positive image' of the Region

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year of job related experience
  • Minimum acceptable MOE certification is Water Distribution Class 1 and Wastewater Collection Operator-in-Training (OIT) certificate with a preference for progressive advancement of certification to the subsystem class level
  • Meter Installers Certificate preferred
  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of manual and power equipment
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Capable of accurately completing work forms and reports
  • Must have a working knowledge of computers
  • Must have a working knowledge of applicable regulation as it applies to compliance
  • Must successfully complete mandatory renewal training
  • Requirement to obtain Meter Installers Certificate
  • Physically able to perform requirements of the job
  • Possess a Class “GZ” license in good standing with preference for “DZ”
  • Must be willing and available to work independently on shifts
  • Testing may be required

 

Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are currently in the bargaining unit

 

Location: One (1) Regular - Full-Time position– 2 Copper Road, Brampton  (Copper Yard)

Hours of Work: 7:00am – 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. AWW may be in effect, shift work may be required

 

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Applicants who provide an email address for this posted position will receive all written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address they have provided on their application.  As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence..

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