Water/Wastewater Operator

King Township
Posted 1 week ago

King Township is an idyllic countryside community of communities, proud of its rural, cultural, and agricultural heritage. We are respected for treasuring nature, encouraging a responsible economy, and celebrating our vibrant quality of life. As an organization, we are focused making life better in King, and enriching the lives of all those who live, work, and visit King Township by providing quality services and experiences.

 

Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services and Team Lead – Water/Wastewater Operator, the Water/Wastewater Operator is responsible for the following:

  • Performs operations and maintenance activities supporting the efficient operation of wastewater pumping stations, wastewater collection systems, and the optimal operation of small drinking water systems, water booster stations and water distribution systems.
  • Enters sewers, wet wells, and chambers for the purpose of performing maintenance.
  • Performs routine maintenance (related to CLAIR – Cleaning, Lubricating, Adjustment, Inspections, and minor Repairs)
  • Performs analytical tests to maintain system and residual awareness and strictly adheres to safe handling of chemicals.
  • Cleans equipment, machinery and system components as assigned.
  • Attends and participates in planning and team meetings as required.

 

Asset Management

  • Performs “stake-out/locates” to determine the location of water, wastewater, and storm sewer infrastructure.
  • Participates in the installation, commissioning, and handover of new equipment to ensure all equipment is installed correctly and functions efficiently as per relevant asset management standards.
  • Maintains logs and records on equipment and work performed.

 

Quality Assurance, Due Diligence and Reporting

  • Maintains data logs and performs field analysis including MECP regulatory compliance sampling and submission, in accordance with prescribed legislation, water and wastewater industry standards, policies and practices.
  • Conducts sampling activities and records results to ensure adherence to applicable Provincial Acts and Regulations.
  • Performs Operator-in-Charge activities to the level of certification/licensing obtained in accordance with Township and Provincial standards as defined by applicable Provincial Acts and Regulations assuming accountability for work performed.
  • Participates in Health and Safety training to maintain safety standards and practices, as required.
  • Works in accordance with health and safety standards, using all personal protective equipment as required by the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Township policies and procedures.
  • Repairs water mains, sanitary sewer, storm sewer and related appurtenances as required.
  • Other related duties as required, per the Township Operational Plan.

 

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma in Environmental Sciences (2 or 3 years) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MECP – OIT – IV License for Wastewater Collection and MECP OIT – IV Certificate for Water Distribution including experience as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations and as it applies to Township of King infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated field experience working directly with water/wastewater systems and completion of training courses and certification(s) as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience with mechanical equipment, electrical equipment, and pump maintenance procedures.
  • A valid Class “G” drivers’ license, clear of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of system hydraulics.
  • Knowledge of the OH&S Act and relevant Provincial Acts and Regulations.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • General proficiency utilizing MS Office software applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to interpret operating manuals and engineering drawings relevant to the design and construction of facilities and operation of equipment.
  • Ability to perform accurate mathematical calculations to determine chemical dosages and flow rates, and ability to apply laboratory procedures and sampling techniques.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
  • Physical stamina and ability to work in confined spaces including chambers, manholes, sewers, wet wells, and work with hazardous chemicals and near high voltage electrical equipment.
  • Ability to physically withstand long periods of standing, walking, climbing and heavy lifting; work in a noisy environment and work in all/extreme weather conditions.
  • Ability to wear Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus to enter confined spaces.
  • General knowledge of water/sewer/storm installation and maintenance procedures
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the general public.

 

Salary Range: $75,870 – $92,297 (2024 Rate)

Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume to hr@king.ca by 4:30 pm on July 17, 2024

Or to Human Resources at 2585 King Road, King City, Ontario, L7B 1A1

Please visit www.king.ca for full job description.

 

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Personal information (PI) is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c.25 and will be used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process.  Personal information (PI) will be protected in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Questions about the collection of personal information (PI) should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 2585 King Road, King City, L7B 1A1 or (905) 833-5321.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11 (IASR), and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Township of King will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Township Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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