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Operations Assistant II (Internal)

Department or Division: Water & Waste Operations

Term: Seasonal full-time


  1. Researches existing plans and records for the location of all utilities in the vicinity of proposed construction or maintenance activities.
  2. Marks the location of existing utilities in the field.
  3. Communicates with crew foremen to ensure a clear understanding of the location.
  4. Revises and maintains records of utility locations and repair work as required.
  5. Acts as liaison with other utility agencies, business and stakeholders to coordinate the activities of the crews.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12 education, including Math B30 (Algebra 30), Math C30 (Geometry-Trigonometry 30) and Physic 30.
  • Two years' experience in water and sewer maintenance, repair, operation and inspection
  • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver's Licence.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid First Aid Certificate.
  • Knowledge of the technical and engineering principles and practices related to the work assigned.
  • Knowledge of engineering terminology and techniques related to the work assigned.
  • Knowledge of the materials, equipment, etc. involved in the area of specialization.
  • Ability to make arithmetic and field calculations as required.
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to participate in training to become proficient in the care and use of more complex office and field equipment.
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods and under all weather conditions.
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned tasks.
  • Skill in the care and use of office and field equipment including computers and on-line computer terminals.

Water & Waste Operations is transitioning to enforcement of operator certifications for many of their positions. As of December 1, 2020, these certifications will be required in advance of applying for a position – “must bring”. Between now and then, we encourage you to apply – you may be awarded the position as “ability to obtain” and will be given opportunity to train and gain the certifications while on the job.

Questions? Contact your Section manager and your Union.

Salary: $26.50 per hour (2018 rate)

Closing Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: CUPE 859