New Job Equipment Operator Viii In Saskatchewan

Equipment Operator VIII
Equipment Operator VIII

Equipment Operator VIII

Company : City of Saskatoon
Salary : $29.10–$31.43 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Division: Utilities and Environment
Department: Water and Waste Operations
Term: 2 Permanent Full Time position(s) available.
Closing Date: 12/20/2022
Labour Group: CUPE 859
Posting: 1681
Job Summary
Under supervision of the Supervisor VI (Sewer Operations), this position operates a Sewer Cleaner Truck, Harben Truck, and Hydro-Excavation Truck to conduct required sewer maintenance and soft-digging operations.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Operates sewer cleaner truck and manhole vacuum in all types of work requiring sewer maintenance, including soft-digging operations.
  • Operates sewer cleaning machines and other equipment related to sewer maintenance.
  • Directs and trains staff assigned to assist in the operation of a Sewer Cleaner Truck and manhole vacuum.
  • Performs routine safety checks and servicing of equipment such as fluid levels, greasing and other minor maintenance adjustments.
  • Transports machine, equipment and crew trailers to and from work sites.
  • Inspects and cleans manholes, chambers, sewer mains, superpipes manually, or otherwise, as required.
  • Operates pumps and miscellaneous equipment as required.
  • Installs road warning signs and barricades in accordance with approved standards.
  • Responds to enquiries and concerns from the public and contractors.
  • Performs repairs to sewer and water equipment as required.
  • Maintains accurate and detailed records of work performed.
  • Complies with current Occupational Health and Safety regulations, including confined space entry procedures.
  • Operates Hydro-excavation equipment, as required.
  • Operates various types of equipment such as front end loader, skidsteer and water truck.
  • Participates in on-going training, including operator certification training as directed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • Two years' related experience in the operation of similar equipment.
  • Possession of Level 2 Wastewater Collection Operator Certification from the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.
  • Possession of Level 2 Water Distribution Operator Certification from the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board would be an asset.
  • Successful completion of the core training module for heavy equipment operation.
  • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 1A or 3AG Driver's Licence.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
  • Possession of a valid first aid certificate, training provided upon hire.
  • Possession of confined space training, fall restraint training, and H2S Awareness training.
  • Possession of confined space rescue training.
  • Possession of Trench Safety training.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles of sewer main operation and maintenance.
  • Considerable knowledge of the correct operating procedures and practices for all equipment and tools of the sewer main maintenance trade including industrial vacuum and high pressure water jetting equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the correct operating procedures and practices for all equipment and tools related to hydro-excavation.
  • Knowledge of related Corporate safety policies, regulations, bylaws, standards and specifications.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety requirements as applied to sewer main maintenance, including traffic control regulations and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate sewer main maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform confined entries complete with necessary fall protection equipment and air quality monitoring equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned duties.
Additional Requirements
Shift and weekend work may be required.
Weekly Hours: 40
Salary Range: $29.10 to $31.43 CAD per hour (2022 rates)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit
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