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Reporting to the Public Works Foreman, the key areas of responsibility will include maintaining the Public Works and Recreation Department equipment and other duties as assigned. This position is a unionized position with The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 2034 at the hourly wage of $31.40.

The ideal candidate will have years of mechanical knowledge and experience and will be highly organized, innovative, and able to handle changing priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prioritize and manage all work assignments to ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness
  • Develop short, medium and long-term plans for the maintenance of municipal equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of equipment typical to a municipal public works operation
  • Knowledge of techniques required in the construction and maintenance of roads, streets, drainage, and ditches.
  • Maintain detailed records on maintenance activities, equipment, and inventories
  • Preparation of various forms and applications as required
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Manitoba Workplace Safety & Health Act
  • Other duties as assigned

  • A minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Basic ability with Email, MS Word and MS Excel
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Manitoba Drivers License.
  • Class 1 Certification in Water Treatment and Distribution would be an asset
  • Suitable combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Hold or willing to obtain equipment safety qualifications

Please submit a cover letter and resume including three references to the following:   

Town of Snow Lake
Box 40, Snow Lake, MB  R0B 1M0 | Fax #: 204-358-2112



Position Title: Utility Maintenance Person

Department: Public Works

Reports To: Public Works Foreman or as Designated by the CAO


1)      Operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant, wastewater lift stations, sewer collection systems, water main infrastructure and the sewage treatment plant.

2)      Water meter readings as required.

3)      Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials and supplies.

4)      Operates trucks and construction equipment, as well as labour required in the maintenance of hauling materials, ditching, culvert maintenance, storm drain maintenance and water break excavations.

5)      Operates saws and other small equpment and tools required to maintain utility facilities, aqua-flo units, water meters and other public property.

6)      Performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor and cleans equipment including general maintenance of utility facilities.

7)      Assists in repairs to trucks and equipment as required.

8)      Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

9)      Reponds to emergency call-outs when required.

10)  Determines the location of gas, telephone, power, television, water and sewer lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.

11)  Reporting of water/sewage treatment results, council and administration reports.

12)  Performs other duties with the Public Works and Recreation departments as needed.

13)  Duties added and removed as per the Chief Administrative Officer.


1)      Experience and Qualifications:

·        The incumbent shall have knowledge of heavy equipment operation principles.

·        Working knowledge of the hazards and ability to observe safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations.

·        Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in street, sidewalk and utility maintenance work.

·        Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions.

·        Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

·        Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.

·        Ability to drive, operate a variety of equipment and perform heavy manual tasks under varying weather conditions.

·        A minimum Class 3 with Air Brakes endorsement Manitoba drivers’ licence.

·        Have Water and Wastewater Level 2 certifications, or a willingness to obtain.

·        A working knowledge of applicable Workplace Health & Safety is required. This knowledge would normally be acquired through experience with a municipal public works department or private construction or mechanical business and the completion of Grade 12. WHMIS training, Confined Spaces and first aid is required.

2)      Accountability

The incumbent, under the general direction of the Public Works Foreman, is responsible for implementing the functions of Public Works and utility departments including maintenance of equipment, vehicles, facilities and all public roads, streets and sidewalks.

The incumbent is indirectly responsible for overseeing several seasonal employees.

There is a responsibility for the care, maintenance and operation of complex equipment and a requirement to ensure that members of the crew follow safe work practices. Actions could result in a serious loss of time or resources to the Town.

3)      Remuneration:

$31.40/hr + $0.30/hr premimum for Wastewater I and II certification combined or existing rate + premium, whichever is greater.