New Job Wastewater System Maintenance In Saskatchewan

Wastewater System Maintenance
Wastewater System Maintenance

Wastewater System Maintenance

Company : City of Saskatoon
Salary : $28.51–$29.25 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Division: Utilities and Environment
Department: Water and Waste Operations
Term: 1 Permanent Full Time position(s) available.
Closing Date: 12/20/2022
Labour Group: CUPE 859
Posting: 1682
Job Summary
Under supervision of the Supervisor VI (Sewer Operations), this position performs a variety of labouring duties within the Sewer Operations section.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responds to and performs labouring requests that can include rehabilitation of manholes, catch basins, assisting the operator of the Hydro-Excavator truck in a variety of soft-digging and day-lighting operations, assisting with the repair of water main valves and curb stops.
  • Supervision of hand crews when Supervisor VI is not present.
  • Operates related tools and equipment, e.g. jack-hammer, saw cutting tools, hoists and skid-steer loader, as required.
  • Installs road warning signs and barricades in accordance with approved standards. Responds to enquiries and concerns from contractors and the public.
  • Performs routine safety checks and servicing, e.g. maintaining fluid levels and greasing, of equipment such as one-ton air compressor saws, skid-steer loader and other related tools for the job.
  • Identifying problems with existing grade levels, structural deficiencies, compaction process and recommends corrective measures.
  • Consults with the meter shop staff, as required, and informs them when jobs are complete.
  • Ensures an appropriate inventory of supplies are available.
  • Complies with current Occupational Health and Safety regulations, including confined space entry procedures.
  • Performs the duties of the Waste Water Inspector as required.
  • Participates in on-going training, including operator certification training as directed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities And Skills
  • Knowledge of the correct operating procedures and practices for equipment and tools related to water and sewer operations.
  • Knowledge of related occupational health and safety requirements, including traffic control regulations and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to organize and perform own work in an expedient manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • 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, including outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
Education, Training And Experience Requirements
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • One years’ related experience with repairing and rehabilitating sewer systems, or approved equivalency.
  • Level 2 Water Distribution Certification and Level 2 Water Collections Certificate would be considered an asset.
  • Successful completion of a recognized skid-steer loader operator safety training certification program within 3 months of hire.
  • Successful completion of trench safety training, confined space, fall protection and H2S awareness training, training provided upon hire.
  • Successful completion of confined space rescue training, training provided upon hire.
  • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 3AG licence.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
  • Possession of a valid first aid certificate, training provided upon hire.
Weekly Hours: 40 - Shift and weekend work may be required.
Salary Range: $28.51 to $29.25 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
The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email [email protected].