Job: Water/Wastewater Operator In Training

Title Water/Wastewater Operator In Training
Employer Region of Peel
Location Caledon, ON
Date Posted August 14, 2019
Job Information


Water/Wastewater Operator In Training Public Works – Water
Regular Full-Time
Cupe Local 966 Public Works

Under general supervision, performs manual and equipment operating duties in the performance of various Public Works construction, maintenance or operational functions.

• Performs water quality and system tests (i.e. chlorine residual, pH, pressure and flow tests) and takes corrective action (i.e. notify supervisor and flush) as directed.
• Performs hand excavation, backfilling and restoration works.
• Performs concrete work, brickwork and pipe laying.
• Cleans sewer mains, laterals and manholes of debris and sediment.
• Maintains, operates and inspects water distribution and wastewater collection system assets.
• Assists in construction related activities and watermain tapping service.
• Assists in sewer main rodding service and CCTV inspection service.
• Assists in major hydrant repair and overhaul service.
• Performs routine maintenance, inspection and minor repairs to water and wastewater infrastructure and assists in major construction repairs.
• Ensures all work performed in compliance with relevant standards, legislation and regulations.
• Completes forms, records and reports according to approved procedures and methods (i.e. work order, inspection form, chain of custody form, etc.).
• Performs other related duties as assigned including duties of lower rated classifications where qualified


• Minimum grade 12 education or equivalent
• Minimum acceptable MOECC certification is Water Distribution Operator-In-Training (OIT) and Wastewater Collection Operator-In-Training (OIT).
• Ability to operate and maintain a variety of manual and power equipment
• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
• Capable of accurately completing work forms and reports
• Must have a working knowledge of computers
• Must have a working knowledge of applicable regulation as it applies to compliance (i.e. Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.)
• Must successfully complete regulatory training (i.e. Preventing Water Borne Illness, Confined Space Training, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Trenching and Shoring, etc.)
• Meter Installers Certificate preferred
• Physically able to perform requirements of the job
• Possess a Class “GZ” license in good standing with preference for “DZ”.
• Minimum 3 months job related experience.

Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are currently in the bargaining unit
Location: 12078 Innis Lake Road, Caledon, ON Hours of Work: 7:30am – 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.
AWW may be in effect, shift work may be required

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