Maintenance Worker- Roads
Public Works Division
The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design and state-of-the art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.
As a Maintenance Worker in our City’s Roads section, you will be performing skilled manual work maintaining and repairing streets, boulevards and pedestrian passages. In this position you will have a variety of daily tasks such as operating street sweepers and flail mowers, installing and inspecting street signs and asphalt, assisting in concrete finishing tasks, and operating single and tandem axle dump trucks. You may also be called upon to maintain, clean, test and perform routine repairs on various pumps, valves, hydrants and related equipment and perform pipe laying on water, storm and sanitary sewers initially under the supervision of peers.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Completion of grade 12
- Considerable related work experience in Roads or similar
- Possess sound knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in road maintenance
- You will also have the ability to recognize and apply safe work procedures.
Candidates must hold a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License or equivalent. We will require you to have a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement by the end of probation/trial period.
A CUPE hourly rate of $30.21, comprehensive benefits package, and an earned day off program is being offered.
Please apply on-line at www.coquitlam.ca/jobs by 5:00 pm on June 24, 2018. Please upload a recent driver’s abstract (within the last 30 days) with your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer