BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Wastewater Maintenance (Millwright)

Permanent Full-Time / External
Wastewater Services
Competition No.: 2020-050

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Wastewater Maintenance (Millwright) with Wastewater Services in the Regional and Community Utilities department.

Reporting to the Chief Operator, the successful applicant will be responsible or the inspection, maintenance, and repair of buildings, equipment and environmental protection infrastructure at the Greater Nanaimo Wastewater Treatment Facility and pump stations. Other duties include maintaining an inventory of spare parts, equipment and lubricants; managing and maintaining the computerized preventative maintenance system; coordinating with Operators for the proper isolation of equipment; training Operators and other contractors as required; ensuring that safe practices and safety precautions are maintained and adhered to; and other related duties as required.

Qualifications include a high school diploma plus Millwright certificate along with five (5) years prior job-related experience in the mechanical field, preferably at a wastewater treatment facility, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must also posses a Standard First Aid Course, knowledge of WHMIS and WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, comprehensive knowledge of the installation, maintenance, repair and servicing of mechanical equipment, ability to perform close tolerance machine work, ability to perform physical work outdoors in all weather conditions, strong interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills, and posses a valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.

This is a permanent full-time (40 hours per week) Union Position. The (2020) rate of pay is $35.26 to $37.12 per hour. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

Visit the RDN Website at for more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

  • High School Diploma plus Millwright certificate
  • 5 years prior job-related experience
  • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License

Please quote competition 2020-050 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to

Applications can also be faxed to 250-390-4163 or mailed to:

Attention: Human Resources
Main Reception, Administration Building
Regional District of Nanaimo
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on April 10, 2020

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Machining/Millwright,Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: March 20, 2020, 1:59 pm
Expires: April 10, 2020, 4:00 pm