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Lead hand - Wastewater Systems - Regular Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

March 23, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-U032 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Utilities Operations
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Lead Hand – Wastewater Systems to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division; Utilities Operations Department.

Reporting to the Utilities Operations Manager, you will be responsible in this unionized position for assigning reviewing, directing, training and participating in the work of a small group of subordinates; inspecting, maintaining, operating, servicing, installing, cleaning and repairing a variety of pumping station equipment such as pumps, control equipment, diesel, propane and natural gas standby engines, cross-connection control devices, odour control systems, gauges, counters, records and related equipment to ensure the effective operation of pumping stations. You will also monitor and respond to telemetric alarms and emergency repair calls, determining the nature of the problem and taking corrective action to restore service - assisting a technician or engineer in complex electrical and major mechanical repair work; as well as investigating main blockages, overflowing manholes, sanitary sewer connection problems and other situations, requisitioning parts, materials and equipment; preparing and maintaining records; and driving a service truck.

Your education will include completion of grade 12 supplemented by technical courses related to the work and considerable experience in wastewater systems work, including some supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and equipment used in the maintenance, repair, inspection and operation of pumping stations and systems; as well as considerable knowledge of the hazards and proper safety precautions required; and the ability to inspect operations, diagnose and correct malfunctions and perform maintenance, repair and installation tasks on pumping equipment and systems; reading and interpreting meters and gauges is necessary.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

• E.O.C.P. Wastewater Collection – Level 2
• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $35.59 per hour (2015 rates). The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, Thursday, March 23, 2017

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: March 9, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 23, 2017 04:30 PM