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Utility Operator 1 - CRD - Westshore (#1,206,159,193) 

Job offer #1,206,159,193 in Napier South (Hawke's Bay), New Zealand

The focus of these positions is Water Operations at 479 Island Hwy.
Under direct supervision, this entry level position performs routine tasks to assist in the installation, repair,service and maintenance of water and wastewater system components to ensure optimum performanceof the Infrastructure Operations water supply and distribution systems (Regional/Juan deFuca/Peninsula) and wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems (Core Area/SaanichPeninsula) in accordance with divisional standard operating procedures. Note: Employees currently in the CRD?s Utility Operator Program will maintain their current progression classification and status, based on existing experience and certifications.
The anticipated length of the auxiliary assignment is approximately 5 months.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs routine physically demanding construction and maintenance work.
Follows established procedures to complete assigned tasks.
Assists in the operation and maintenance of small equipment and vehicles which includes the safetransportation of materials.
Reads and understands routine design drawings and/or sketches
Cleans, conducts basic repairs and maintains equipment as directed.
Completes required documentation and data for the maintenance management system.
Obtains equipment parts and supplies, as required, to complete assigned tasks.
Maintains cooperative and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders andcustomers.
Undertakes traffic control responsibilities, as directed.
Performs building and ground maintenance and cleaning in and around facilities.
Assist with the response to emergencies, as directed.
Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD
Performs other related duties as required. Water (Regional Supply, Juan de Fuca, Peninsula Distribution):
Assists with testing, cleaning, repairing, exchanging, installing and maintaining water mains, waterservices, fittings, hydrants, flushes, valves, water meters, and other related equipment.
Assists in the inspection, installation, repair, service and maintenance of equipment, such as: reservoircontrols, pumping equipment, pressure reducing valves, pressure regulators, altitude valves, pumpcontrol valves, pressure and level recorders, intake screens and disinfection plant equipment.
Disinfects storage reservoirs and tanks. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum grade 12 education, plus 1 year related experience in construction or in a recognized utility
Must be physically fit to perform physically demanding work in all types of weather conditions and in avariety of environments, including confined spaces.
Basic mechanical aptitude to perform the work, and must have experience using hand-tools, power-tools, and other equipment as would be used in a utility environment.
Basic experience operating motor vehicles and construction equipment.
Basic understanding and knowledge of the type of equipment used in a water and wastewater utilityenvironment.
Basic ability to read, understand and follow routine design drawings, sketches, plans, specifications,work instructions and procedures.
Ability to accurately follow and carry out verbal and written instruction.
Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and customer service skills are required.
Maintains co-operative and effective working relationships.
Must be able to multi-task and to balance changing workloads and priorities.
Knowledge and understanding of WorkSafeBC practices/protocols, Workers? Compensation Act andOH&S Regulations and other relevant safety statutes.
Ability to understand and apply CRD safety documents and procedures.
Respond to emergency call-outs, as required, to ensure operational needs are met.
Must possess a valid BC Driver?s Licence (Class 5).
Must acquire one year CRD UO experience and sufficient knowledge in first year to successfully obtain BC EOCP ? Water Distribution 1 Certification to be able to progress to UO 2 Classification.
APPLICATIONS: This job posting is open only to current CRD employees represented by CUPE Local 1978. The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted. Posted November 21, 2018

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Napier South
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Napier City
Hawke's Bay
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