Tradesperson III - Certified Pump Mechanic

Competition Number: 26.18

Job Title: Tradesperson III - Certified Pump Mechanic

Department: Engineering - Public Works - Storm and Wastewater

Position Type: Regular Full Time (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $36.43/hour and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: February 6, 2018

Last Modified: February 9, 2018, 8:49 am

Status: Open Until Filled


The competition will remain open until a successful candidate is hired. 

The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced journeyman mechanic for work in the Storm and Wastewater Section. This is tradesperson work at the journeyman level requiring skill and ability in the application of maintenance and repair procedures for wastewater facilities.  Duties include small engine repair, electrical troubleshooting, welding, fabricating, pipefitting and mechanical repairs pertaining to sewer lift stations. The work also includes design input and construction supervision for new wastewater facilities.

Requirements include: completion of Grade 12; EOCP Level II Wastewater Collection Certification; supervisory training and experience; possession of a valid BC Driver’s Licence; possession of a Trades Qualification Certificate in heavy duty mechanics and/or mechanics and/or millwrighting, and/or industrial electrical; successful completion of a Pump maintenance course and/or equivalent experience; possession of a Certificate of Attendance from a vocational/technical school for oxygen acetylene, ARC and MIG welding and/or equivalent experience; a minimum of five years experience or a combination or experience and training in work directly related to sewer and lift stations; and fit to perform work in all weather conditions and work while in close proximity or in actual contact with raw sewage.

*Testing will be conducted*

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