Utilities Technician

Utilities Technician
Innisfil, Ontario
Posted 3 weeks ago

Utilities Technician

As part of our ‘One Town, One Team’ approach, InnServices Utilities Inc. is the exciting and progressive company created by the Town of Innisfil to deliver water and wastewater services to Innisfil and other municipalities.

A member of a cross-functional and engaged team, the Utilities Technician will work in an environment that prides itself on service excellence and environmental stewardship. With a focus on continuous improvement and improved work efficiency, you will focus on improving operating and maintenance efficiency throughout the various water distribution systems and be part of the team delivering a safe drinking water supply to the public.

You will monitor and witness site commissioning for new sub-division development (including swabbing, flushing, tie-ins) review water commissioning plans and coordinate with contractors, maintenance and repair of the water distribution system (water mains, valves, fire hydrants and service connections). You will also conduct utility locates: water, wastewater, stormwater, fibre and traffic lights, seasonal flushing of water lines, maintains existing valves, and implements distribution system maintenance strategies for valve exercising and hydrant maintenance and tagging.

We are seeking a dedicated and driven self-starter who thrives in a collaborative work environment, understands the merits of high safety standards, and has a strong sense of community and customer service. Your high school diploma or recognized equivalent is complimented with your status as a Licensed Plumber or Water Meter Installer (as governed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities).

Ministry of the Environment, minimum Operator-in-training (OITs) Certifications are required, as is a minimum of two years’ experience performing operational and maintenance duties in a water distribution system would be an asset.  Experience performing locating, marking, and mapping utility lines will be an asset. A Valid Class G driver’s licence in good standing is required, as is the availability to be on-call after regular working hours as part of a rotation; as you may be required to be on the on-call roster (if trained in water treatment, water distribution and supply is adequately completed) to respond to on-call within a reasonable period of time. Closing date January 16, 2020.

To apply to this position, submit your application online through our applicant tracking system at www.innisfil.ca. In the event you require an alternate method of submitting your application, please contact the InnServices People & Talent team by calling 705-436-3710.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, please contact People & Talent.

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