OverviewCity of Hamilton Hydraulic Backhoe Excavator Operator – Water Wastewater-OIT Temporary in Hamilton, ON
City of Hamilton
Branch Hamilton ON CA
Hydraulic Backhoe Excavator Operator – Water Wastewater-OIT
Operate backhoe and/or excavator for installation, repairs and replacement of watermains and hydrants. Load trucks with materials, backfill and valves….
Operate backhoe and/or excavator for installation, repairs and replacement of watermains and hydrants. Load trucks with materials, backfill and valves. Attach and detach accessory pieces of equipment. Perform truck driving, labouring duties and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Previous demonstrated experience operating a backhoe for the utility industry in an urban environment.
Previous experience working in the water industry an asset.
Able to understand and follow verbal and written detailed procedures in performing trade or craft type work. Able to use fractions, decimal arithmetic, and simple formulas. Must be able to interpret diagrams and drawings.
Able to operate hydraulic backhoe and Excavator along with accessory attachments such as breakers and packers in a safe manner and be familiar with the Health and Safety Act.
Demonstrated ability to operate tools and equipment such as boring machines, gophers, tapping machines, compressors, jack hammers, pipe cutters and pumps.
Must have valid and current “DZ” licence at time of application, with a point-free driving record and/or record found to be satisfactory to the City of Hamilton. “AZ” licence preferred.
Must have a Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent at time of application.
Must hold a current valid Operator-in-Training certificate by examination in Water Distribution (grade 12 requirement) or must achieve a current valid Operator-in-Training certificate by examination in Water Distribution within the probationary period of this position.
Must be willing to work shift work.
Must be able to kneel, stoop, climb and lift while assisting in the repair and maintenance of City infrastructure.
Must be able to work in all outdoor environments.
SELECTION PROCESS: This competition will include an interview and assessment(s) as part of the selection process.
Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.
We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.
The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.
It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants
The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Hamilton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-02-11