Competition number 084-2019-EXT-UTL

Wastewater Infrastructure Operator


Permanent Full-Time

Closing date

March 21, 2019

Competition status

  • Active: Accepting applications until 11:59 pm MST on the closing date.
  • Screening: Applications are under review.
  • Interviewing: Applicants have been selected for interviews.
  • Closed: A candidate has been selected and/or competition has closed.
  • Ongoing: Accepting applications, which will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.
  • Cancelled: The competition has been cancelled.





40 hours per week

Pay range

30.27 to $35.25 per hour as per the AUPE Collective Agreement

Job Description

Wastewater Infrastructure Operators are involved in daily maintenance work associated with wastewater and storm water collection systems. This position receives project work direction from Leadhands, Foremen or Supervisors and are expected to undertake specific maintenance or inspection duties independently once an overall work scope has been provided.


  • Provides on the job training and safety instruction of junior staff
  • In addition to regularly scheduled shifts and emergency on call duties are required to meet maintenance and emergent work schedules
  • Operates jet rodder/vacuum unit for hydrovac, flushing, cleaning and main line CCTV inspections of County owned systems including contractor installed systems before acceptance
  • Actively participates in safety meetings and undertake all tasks in a manner that comply with OH&S and County requirements and programs
  • Maintains up to date project completion maps and submit completed inspection reports and associated data files
  • Undertakes hazard assessments, site inspections and assists with the development of standard operating procedures
  • Maintains specialized equipment and trouble shoots equipment failures
  • Performs associated collection system maintenance duties as required

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability and willingness to work closely with fellow staff in a team oriented environment
  • Knowledge of safe operation of work site and servicing requirements for specialized mechanical and hydraulic equipment
  • Working knowledge of Equal Potential Bonding for utility day lighting of existing infrastructure
  • Ability to work with limited supervision


  • PACP certification and training required for CCTV inspection of underground infrastructure would be considered an asset
  • Possess and maintain a current Class 3 Alberta Motor Vehicle Operators Licence with “Q” endorsement
  • Current experience in the operation of a jet rodder/vacuum truck and/or mainline CCTV unit
  • Drivers Abstract and Criminal Records Check is required upon hire

Operators work under the direction of the Leadhand, Foremen or Supervisor but may be expected to work on their own without direct supervision. Operators will be expected to work on call or stand by shifts for after regular hour call out or emergencies as directed throughout the year in order to provide quality of service.

Shift work and overtime may be required.

Competition #084-2019-EXT-UTL closes March 21, 2019

Thank you for your interest in Strathcona County. We only contact candidates selected for interviews.

A cover letter must be submitted along with a resume describing the interest in this position.

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