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Equipment Operator and Labourer - Wastewater

Job ID: 17,121

Date Posted:
Jul 17, 2019
Job Title:
Equipment Operator and Labourer - Wastewater
$51,792.00 - $64,729.60
Job Category:
Trades, Transport & Equipment Operation
New Tecumseth

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Senior Wastewater Operator, this position will carry out general labourer duties and heavy equipment operation for Wastewater operations. Assists with the Towns flushing and wet well cleaning programs. Assists other departments such as P & R, Roads and Water as required.

• Operates heavy equipment such as front end loaders, backhoes, tandem trucks, vacuum trucks etc. within Water and Wastewater operations.
• Cleans and flushes sewer mains.
• Repairs and inspects wet wells and manholes using proper confined space entry techniques. Repairs/replaces manholes’ frames/risers and benching. Repairs/replaces sewer and water service connections
• Acts as traffic controller during works on municipal roads.
• Using vacuum truck equipment, vacuums wet wells, septage channels and scum pits.
• Performs general maintenance when required such as painting, cleaning and small repairs of infrastructures and buildings.
• Maintains property and infrastructures including grass cutting and snow removal.


Town of New Tecumseth


• Grade 12 secondary school diploma.
• Class D with Z endorsement licence, and ability to provide a clean driver’s abstract.
• Ability to pass Respirator Fit Test.
• 1-2 years of experience working with heavy equipment, preferably in a Public Works environment.
• Must have the ability to operate heavy equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
• Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The successful candidate must have the ability to align with established goals and objectives and is able to create/follow plans and processes accordingly to deliver task and goal completion to a high standard. The Town of New Tecumseth values progressive ideas and actions; the successful candidate will have proven ability to embrace change, be resourceful and to seek new ideas and creativity to maximize effectiveness to provide high quality citizen-centred services to our community.

How To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to careers@newtecumseth.ca no later than 4:30 pm on July 29.
Please quote Job #2019-73 in the subject line of your email.We thank you for your interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Advertised Until:

Jul 29, 2019


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