Public Works Lead Hand - Water


Organization : Town of Peace River
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : AB
City : Peace River
Salary and Benefits : $39.93

The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full-time Public Works Lead Hand—with a heavy focus on water distribution and wastewater collection.

Peace River is a scenic, vibrant community in Northwest Alberta, that is home to just under 7,000 residents. The community is situated in the Peace River
Valley and straddles the banks of the mighty Peace River. The town is a five hours’ drive north of Edmonton and two hours northeast of Grande Prairie.

Reporting to the Foreman of Public Works, the Public Works Lead Hand is
responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town of Peace River including:

  • Operating and maintaining the Town of Peace Rivers Water
    Distribution and Wastewater Collection System to Federal, Provincial and AWWA standards;
  • Safely performing various duties as assigned by the Foreman or the
    Superintendent of Public Works, or their designate, related to the overall maintenance of the Public Works Department and other agencies of the Town of Peace River;
  • Assisting as required in the supervision of the Public Works Department Water/Wastewater Operators, Machine Operators and Labourers in
    relation to the general operations and maintenance for all municipal
    infrastructure systems;
  • Providing advanced knowledge in relation to the operations and
    maintenance requirements on municipal infrastructures systems;
  • Advanced operation of all Public Works Department’s small hand tools, power tools, light equipment and heavy equipment;
  • Operate a variety of trucks and equipment, including: hydrovac truck, vacuum trucks, and water trucks;
  • Periods of strenuous physical work may exist;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team and safety focused environment;
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions for extended periods of time;
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Maintain equipment through preventative maintenance; and
  • Timely and accurate completion of all required paperwork.

Please see attached Job Information for more details.

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