Utility Mechanical Person Job at City of Whitehorse – in Whitehorse, YT
Job posting closes: Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm (MST)
An Eligibility List may be established from this job posting – The duration of the eligibility list will be 6 months. Future vacancies will be filled by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires. The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.
This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union.
Utility Mechanical Person
Department: Water and Waste
The incumbent supplies mechanical maintenance services to the water, sanitary and storm facilities, well houses and recirculation stations and other departments as directed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors, maintains, inspects, and repairs mechanical systems at the water, sanitary and storm facilities.
Follows, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
Monitors, maintains, inspects, and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic pressure control systems used in water, sanitary and storm facilities.
Participates in and assists with the on-going development of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
Maintains an inventory of mechanical pump and related equipment parts.
Advises and directs departmental staff on job site.
Prepares reports and cost estimates.
Participates in the mandatory on-call coverage for the Utility Stations Unit.
Covers Operations Maintenance positions as assigned.
Acts as Crew Leader, Trades, and Utility Stations Supervisor as assigned.
This description contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
Regular hours of work: four 10-hour shifts per week. Participates in the weekly on-call assignment on a rotational basis and may be called out at any time in any weather condition. Will be exposed to disagreeable and hazardous human waste, hazardous chemicals and environments and will be required to work in confined spaces.
Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
Related Journeyperson Certification
Waste Water Treatment level 1, Water Distribution level 1, Waste Water Collection Level 1, Water Treatment Level 1 35 hours each – (140 hrs)
Chlorine Gas Handling Certificate (35 hours)
Confined Space Entry Certificate, Level 1 & 2 (14 hours)
Fall Arrest Course (7 hours)
Hazard Assessment and Control Course (7 hours)
WHMIS & Dangerous Goods Handler (17.5 hours)
Plant High Voltage Safety (14 hours)
Leadership for Safety Excellence (14 hours)
Standard First Aid Level C CPR (14 hours)
Water Quality for Distribution Operators (35 hours)
Pumps, Theory, Operation & Maintenance (35 hours) & Vibration Analyzer (35 hours)
Infrared Thermography (24 hours)
Total hours = 391.5 hours
Class 5 Driver’s License
Previous Experience – 3 years related
On-the-job experience – 6 months
Proven ability to concentrate, pay attention to detail, organize , priority set and be a team player and be able to work with little supervision
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Examples of Equipment to Operate:
Vehicle, skidoo, boat and motor, ATV, aquifer testing equipment, chlorine gas feed systems and monitoring equipment, truck mounted hoist equipment, safety harness equipment, equipment for transportation of dangerous goods, generator and pumps, chain falls and slings, hand and shop tools, calibration kit, breathing apparatus, gas detectors, monitoring system, and computer with software applications such as PC Anywhere, SCADA, Outlook, Word, Excel, WorkTech, and maintenance management system.
Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City’s online Applicant system via www.whitehorse.ca/careers. Instructions on applications are provided at https://www.whitehorse.ca/departments/human-resources/how-to-apply. If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at [email protected]
To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume.
Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process.
At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview.
Company: City of Whitehorse –
Company Location: Whitehorse, YT