Utility Operator Level 2

March 2 2023
Industries Energy
Categories Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist
Vernon, BC • Full time

Business Unit

Corix Utilities

Reports to

Area Supervisor

Who we are

Our Purpose is to help people enjoy a better life and communities thrive. Corix has been building, operating, and maintaining water, wastewater, electric, gas and sustainable energy utility infrastructure for many years across Canada and the U.S. Our vision is to be the preferred utility delivering co-created solutions our customers want. Throughout our history, we have helped communities to grow and thrive by implementing safe and efficient infrastructure solutions that meet their unique needs. At Corix our values are safety, integrity, excellence, and connection.

The Corix team has an opportunity for a Utility Operator Level 2 based in Vernon, BC. Operates water analysis and treatment equipment to ensure water treatment, distribution, and/or wastewater treatment is performed as per regulatory, environmental and safety standards.

What you'll do

  • Control flow and processing of water/wastewater, residuals, and finished water/effluent, operating valves and gates either manually or by remote control
  • Monitor gauges, meters and control panels and observes variations in operating conditions
  • Collect samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses, interpreting test results to determine processing requirements
  • Ensure plant records are accurate and up to date
  • Start and stop pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly sampling of all aspects of the wastewater utility systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Operate, inspect and service equipment in water and wastewater, including hydraulics, pumps, valves etc
  • Perform related security, safety and administrative procedures involving chemical hazards, personal protective equipment, general health and safety procedures, and emergency preparedness
  • Maintain emergency preparedness binders and field operating manuals
  • Undertake routine repairs to water distribution and wastewater treatment and collection systems
  • Maintain shift logs, recoding meter and gauge readings
  • Perform other related duties as required

What you bring

Education / Experience

  • Certified Water/Wastewater Operator Level 2, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; may be in the process of obtaining second-level license.

Please Note:

  • Work in plant and field environments; some exposure to wastewater, chemicals, hazardous materials, and noise;
  • Heavy lifting/moving, standing, climbing.
  • May work at heights, in confined spaces, and in inclement weather conditions
  • Hours of work may include weekends and on-call

Life at Corix

  • Paid Time off and Holidays : We offer 15 days of vacation and 11 paid holidays.
  • Extended Health Benefits: We offer our employees extended health and dental coverage that is flexible to meet your unique needs. This can include chiropractic, massages or therapy
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): EAP is readily available to new employees on Day 1, giving you access to resources pertaining to confidential support services. Some examples include mental health, relationship/marital conflicts, and legal and financial issues
  • Sick Hours: We offer 15 sick days that you start accruing on day 1 to ensure that you are taking care of your wellbeing without having to worry about getting paid
  • Flexible Work: We are flexible when it comes to meeting your needs in terms of work location. We welcome flexible work options to support your needs
  • RRSP Program: We believe in investing in your future. We match your RRSP contributions up to 5%.
  • Technology in the Workplace: Access to most recent computer applications like Microsoft Suite, Video Conferencing tools and utilizing tablet, laptop and/or mobile device
  • Grow at Corix: If you are interested in further developing your skillset within the role, we offer tuition reimbursements for any certification/licensing/self-development that you would like to explore.
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERG): ERGs are voluntary employee groups that form based on shared characteristics or backgrounds and are sponsored by the organization.

Management maintains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Corix Group of Companies is an E-Verify participating employer.

People Focused and Inclusive Culture

We attract and develop connected, high performing people of diverse background, ethnicities and experiences, who achieve their goals in alignment with our purpose, vision, and values. Creating an inclusive and respectful work environment where everyone is included and able to do their best work and feel as though they belong.

Corix is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Accommodations are available upon request. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Additional Comments

If you possess these skills and qualifications, we invite you to apply online in confidence at www.corix.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted. No telephone calls or recruitment agencies will be accepted. Corix is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Accommodations available upon request


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