DEPARTMENT: Engineering Operations (Water & STATUS: Full Time
Waste Water Branch)
HOURS OF WORK: 7:30am – 4:00pm SALARY: $30.58 per hour (2019 rates) +
comprehensive benefits package
Reporting to the Superintendent, Water & Waste Water Branch, you will perform manual maintenance, repair and
installation work. Your duties include: locating and repairing broken or blocked sewer services and mains; installing
inspection chambers and sewer services to the main; repairing and installing of catch basins; handling customer request
calls; performing maintenance on sewer equipment such as pumps, Spartan Electric Rod’s and other related tools in the
Sewer & Drainage Branch; conducting T.V inspection sewer services and following up with a full and complete report on all
sewer related issues; responding independently to emergency and after hour calls, and other related duties as required.
You may also be required to assist with the maintenace of the City’s Waterworks department due to operational needs.
If the following characteristics and skills describe you, we want to meet you!
You have completed Grade 12
You have considerable experience in the maintenance of municipal sewer & drainage services and facilities, or an
equivalent combination of training and experience
It would be a bonus if you have EOCP Wastewater Collection Level 1 certification or have completed other related
courses in sewers, drainage and safety related training.
You have considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance,
installation and repair of municipal sewer & drainage services and facilities
You have sound knowledge of the City’s sewer & drainage system
You have considerable knowledge of the safety precautions and hazards applicable to the work
You have the ability to effectively perform tasks with minimum supervision and to exercise good judgment and
independence when responding to emergency calls, after hours calls or other situations
You have the ability to supervise the work of employees engaged in sewer & drainage maintenance, installation
and repair operations
You have a positive, energetic “can-do” approach to work
You have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
You have the ability to read and work from blueprints, plans, layouts and sketches, and prepare and maintain
records related to the work
You have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and other contacts
You have the ability to employ contemporary services excellence principles at work
You have the skill in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work
Experience in the maintenance of the City’s waterworks distribution system would be considered an asset
You must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
You must be able to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check
Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #20-26 by March 20, 2020 to the Human Resources
Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604) 527-
4619 or e-mail to email@example.com.