Under the general supervision of the Water Distribution Supervisor, performs labouring duties such as the installation and repair of watermains, water services, fire hydrants, valve chambers and other sewer and water systems. Operates and maintains construction equipment including air compressors, pavement breakers, pipe cutting saws, clay spades, compactors, pumps and generators. Drives service vehicles including trucks, dump trucks, and loaders.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Previous experience related to duties listed above normally acquired by a combination of education and related work experience. At time of application, must possess a current valid Operator in Training Water Distribution Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Certification (by exam).
At time of application, must possess and maintain a Class "DZ" Driver’s Licence valid in the Province of Ontario and a point-free driving record and/or a record found to be satisfactory to the City of Hamilton.
Previous experience operating trucks and heavy equipment.
Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to operate tools and equipment in a safe manner.
Knowledge of relevant legislation such as Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations including W.H.M.I.S. legislation.
Must be able to follow written instructions in performing a variety of tasks such as operating vehicles or assisting on trade or craft type work.
Must be able to use simple arithmetic and complete reports or logs.
NOTE: Must be able to kneel, stoop, climb and lift while assisting in the repair and maintenance of City infrastructure. Must be able to work in all outdoor environments. This competition will include an interview and assessment(s) as part of the selection process.
This Competition may include an interview and/assessment as part of the selection process.
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Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.
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The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.
It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants
The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.