Foreman 2 - Waterworks (Construction)

Competition No.: 2020-125
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $36.45 - 37.97 - 39.56/hour (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 7/30/20 8:14 AM

Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is supervisory work involving the installation, maintenance and servicing of all municipal water systems in accordance with established standards and design specifications. An incumbent plans, assigns, schedules, inspects and may participate in the work of truck drivers, equipment operators and labourers engaged in installing and servicing 2” to 30” water lines; connecting newly installed water lines to existing mains; installing meters and detector check valves; installing, relocating, raising and repairing fire hydrants; installing fire lines to commercial and industrial facilities; thawing frozen lines, as required; directs operations involving excavating and backfilling trenches and joining and caulking pipelines; directs the operation of heavy equipment including trucks, loaders, tamping machines, gradalls, backhoe diggers, cranes, pumps and compressors; checks systems installed by contractors for workmanship and conformance with design specifications; measures precisely and identifies the locations of all contractor installed systems; Determines need for material and equipment required to complete projects according to specifications, size and nature of the project. Responds to off-shift emergency calls when on stand-by status for seven days at six week intervals. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of the twelfth school grade supplemented by related technical courses plus sound related experience in a supervisory capacity; or, an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in the work. Ability to plan, assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate crews; to direct operations involving excavating and backfilling trenches and joining and caulking pipelines; to direct the operation of heavy equipment including trucks, loaders, tamping machines, gradalls, backhoe diggers, cranes, pumps and compressors. Skill in the use and care of a variety of tools and equipment used in the work. EOCP – Water Distribution Level II Certificate and Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia are required.

Please apply online by Monday, August 10, 2020. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.





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