Labourer – Waterworks – City of Maple Ridge (Maple Ridge, BC)

Labourer – Waterworks

 Competition # 21-002
Status:  Temporary Full-time CUPE
Department:  Engineering Operations
Salary: $29.29 per hour
Closing: January 10, 2021

Come grow with us! Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication & great customer service skills? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

POSITION OVERVIEW:
This is manual maintenance and construction work of some variety and complexity, which requires the performance of skilled and semi-skilled tasks.  The duties may involve hazardous working conditions, specialized skills, and the incumbent may be assigned to various supervisors.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Considerable experience in civil construction and Municipal maintenance work.  Some training and knowledge in the operation of small power equipment such as saws and rollers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and materials used in civil construction and Municipal Maintenance work;
  • Must have the ability to understand, carry-out and effectively communicate to fellow employees, oral and written instructions from a supervisor;
  • Considerable skill in the proper and safe use of a variety of hand and power tools related to the work;
  • Ability to keep simple records of the work performed;
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to respond to after hours emergencies;
  • Must show independence of judgment in the performance of duties and work with a minimum of supervision;
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate: small rollers, a variety of power saws, jack hammers, oil sprayers, vibrators, concrete mixer and drive light duty trucks.

LICENCES & CERTIFICATES:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • You must have an interest and ability in dealing with the public, be a self-starter and be able to work independently.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • The position will require the individual to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual tasks.
  • May be required to operate a variety of equipment, tools and drive a light truck from Operations Centre to a/or between job sites.
  • Duties may include performing functions such as a pipefitter, pipelayer’s helper, hydrant servicing and general maintenance of the water system.
  • You may also be required to work in the Sewers and Roads division on a as need basis.
  • As part of the application process we require you to upload your drivers’ abstract.
  • Possession of a valid B.C. Class 3 Drivers License c/w air brake endorsement or heavy equipment operation experience will provide added opportunity for assigning specific tasks.

This is a temporary full-time position for approximately six (6) months which may be extended or concluded at any time based on operational needs. Please note there are five (5) temporary full-time positions available.

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