Assistant Pump Station Service Worker – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Assistant Pump Station Service Worker

Competition No.: 2021-006
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: 36.08/hour
Last Updated: 2/3/21 8:40 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is semi-skilled and skilled mechanical and inspectional work below journeyman level involving the installation, adjustment, inspection, repair and maintenance of water, sewage and drainage pumping equipment and facilities. The position performs regular inspectional duties at City water, sewage and drainage pumping stations and Pressure Reducing Valves; checks and tests pumps and equipment for proper operation; records stations and equipment conditions, reads and logs data from various meters and gauges, makes adjustments to same to maintain established standards. Independently performs the less complex repair and maintenance tasks on pump station equipment and systems; packs glands, greases fittings, replaces worn or unserviceable bearings, drive shafts, impellers, and miscellaneous parts; performs minor electrical work; overhauls and repairs valves, pumps and related equipment; may calibrate testing and monitoring equipment. Assists a journeyman and/or contractors in the installation of new pumping and related equipment as well as the more complex repair and servicing of pumping equipment. Drives a service truck or crane truck as required; responds to station alarms and emergency call outs as required. Performs janitorial tasks including power washing and painting in and around pumping stations. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of grade 12 supplemented by related technical courses plus considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and equipment pertaining to pump installation, repair, servicing and inspection. Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in repairing, servicing,inspecting and installing pumping equipment; to understand and carry out oral and simple written instructions; to read simple blueprints and sketches; to prepare and maintain simple records; and to establish and maintain good working relationships with the public and other workers. Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the repair, installation and maintenance of sewer pumps. E.O.C.P. Level 1 Certificate in Wastewater Collection Systems, E.O.C.P. Level 1 Certificate in Wastewater Distribution Systems and Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia are required.

Please apply online by February 12, 2021

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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