Water Technician – Sault Ste. Marie News


SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Reporting to the public works manager, the water technician is responsible for ensuring that drinking water is delivered to the public. The Water Technician operates within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the mission, beliefs and vision of the Garden River First Nation, and contributes to the achievement of strategic priorities.

FUNCTIONS
• Ensure that the factory is a safe environment;
• Compliance with safety rules for water supply installations;
• Perform efficiency tests on pumps and related equipment;
• Cleaning and disinfection tank;
• Collection and transport of water samples;
• Tap into the main water pipes;
• Installation, connection, testing and disinfection of water pipes;
• Excavation of trenches for pipeline;
• Installation of the water service;
• Repair broken water mains;
• Perform daily visual inspections of the distribution system;
• Monitoring of the water meter for the amount of water used per day;
• Make sure that the chlorine pumps are working properly;
• Perform chlorine tests and record the results daily;
• Collect samples for Colilert Lab and record the results;
• Check border boxes and value boxes and change as needed;
• Perform fire hydrant tests and pressure tests at various locations in the distribution network;
• Perform continuous flushing of the main water pipes;
• Monitoring and inspection of well operations;
• Monitoring the operation of the diesel fire pump and generator;
• Maintain records and prepare reports;
• Discuss public concerns regarding the quality of the water they receive;
• Perform other duties as may be required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
• Three-year college diploma required in a related field;
• Four years of related experience required;
• Desirous of obtaining 80 hours of training per year by participating in workshops on water treatment;
• Ability to be on call 7 days a week and 24 hours a day;
• Demonstrated awareness and knowledge of First Nations cultural values ​​and traditions;
• Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations;
• Ability to be consistent and display a positive / helpful attitude;
• Flexibility required to keep pace with a constantly changing environment;
• Endurance, sensitivity and strong negotiation and advocacy skills;
• Willingness to accept changes in work practices and technology;
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
• Must undergo a criminal record check before hiring (at the applicant’s expense)

* For a copy of the full job description, please email employment@gardenriver.org and one can be forwarded *
Interested candidates can e-mail or submit their cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three work-related references before: December 31, 2021. Please address the envelope and / or e-mail “Water technician – 2021-105 ”and submit to:
Human ressources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8
Email: employment@gardenriver.org
Fax: 1-705-945-1415

COME AND JOIN A GROWING AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION OFFERING REWARDING CAREERS AND AN EXCEPTIONAL WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR PEOPLE COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR KETEGAUNSEEBEE.


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