BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Maintenance Worker – Utilities

Full Time

Job Id:

Engineering Operations - Waterworks   

$30.69 per hour           

May 26, 2019

Founded in 1874, Maple Ridge is one of BC’s oldest communities, but it’s also one of the fastest growing Cities in Metro Vancouver. This tremendous pace of growth creates opportunities for professionals like you to bring your passion and talents to our organization to build our future, your career and your family in one of the most incredible natural settings in BC. Your skills and talents are the essential element in helping our organization meet the challenges and opportunities of our community. This is a place where you can make a difference, serve your community with pride and professionalism and work with our elected representatives to turn their vision for our community into action. Are you ready to choose your own adventure?

Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication, interpersonal skills and exceptional customer service skills?  We have the perfect opportunity for you.

We have an exciting full time opportunity for a Maintenance Worker – Utilities in the Water Distribution division of our Engineering Operations Department.

Your key responsibilities are: 
Performing skilled manual work involving the construction, maintenance and routine repair of the Water Distribution system. You will operate, maintain, clean, test, repair and adjusts fire hydrants, pumps, pressure valves and related equipment and repair or replace water services or watermains.  In addition, the work involves supervising subordinates assigned to perform  less complex aspects of the work, operating equipment such as a vacuum truck and performing skilled pipelaying and pipefitting tasks; responding to service calls during and after normal hours; Driving a truck to transport tools, equipment, materials and staff to and from job sites.  You maybe required to participate in after hour’s standby rotation and responding to snow removal during and after normal hours.

A little bit about you:
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge in the principles, practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in Water Distribution maintenance and in pipelaying and pipefitting work as related to construction and maintenance work;
  • Ability to comprehend and effectively carry out oral and written instructions with minimum supervision and to read and interpret plans, charts, diagrams and layouts;
  • Ability to layout, assist in and supervise the work of subordinates engaged in manual maintenance tasks and to direct the work of equipment operators and truck drivers and to ensure adherence to the appropriate safety standards;
  • Knowledge of the water distribution systems and functions of the underground operations related to the work performed;
  • Skill in the use of a variety of power and hand tools and equipment common to underground utility construction and maintenance work;
  • Sufficient physical strength and coordination to permit performance of heavy manual work outdoors in all weather;
  • Your education will include completion of Grade 12 High school graduation plus sound related experience OR an equivalent combination of training and experience supplemented by Certification as an EOCP Water Distribution – Level 1 (in good standing);
  • Completion of Public Works Courses such as Introduction to Public Works and Plan Reading would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment)
All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

What we offer you:
The City offers a competitive compensation package that includes a strong wellness program and the opportunity for career and professional development.

If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. 


Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Water Services
Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:41 am
Expires: May 26, 2019, 11:59 pm