Water & Sewer Operator
Town of Saint Andrews
Saint Andrews, NB

Competition #TSA 2019-10

This is a permanent, full-time position for an individual who is a team player, has the ability to multi-task and be comfortable doing manual labour, as well as operating light industrial equipment.


The ideal candidate will have a Level 2 Water and Wastewater Operator’s Certificate with the Province of New Brunswick (or other jurisdiction) or the willingness to acquire the certification.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a water and wastewater plant.
  • Be comfortable with computers in a MS-Windows environment and experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in SCDA technologies.
  • Class 5 License and a clean drivers abstract.
  • Flexibility to work nights and week-ends, as the position requires.


Perform meter reading activities, including reading residential, commercial meters; perform special readings and re-reads.

  • Clean and maintain lift stations and pumps.
  • Perform cleaning and routine inspection and preventative maintenance of equipment and tools. Refer defects to supervisor.
  • Assist public works crew with water main and lateral breaks.
  • Receive, respond, investigate and resolve complaints regarding water leaks, pressure loss or no water; evaluate situation, report findings to supervisor.
  • Notify residents and business owners in the areas where services will be disconnected or affected and provide anticipated time to expect services to be turned off and restored.
  • Cut, fit, lay repairs, tap, clean and flush water mains, pipes, gate valves and fittings for repair of mains, services and installation of services.
  • Maintain, repair and record maintenance of fire hydrants.
  • Ensures all work performed in compliance with relevant standards, legislation and regulations.
  • Daily testing and operation of the water and wastewater facilities in accordance with the New Brunswick Environment guidelines and operating permits.
  • Provide information to customers related to utility operations in a professional manner.
  • Performs utility location marking.
  • Assists plumbing contractor with winterization of Town owned seasonal buildings and wharf.
  • Inspect and clean water reservoirs.
  • Maintain and test water and wastewater facility generators.
  • Perform needed maintenance at Sewage Lift Stations, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Water Treatment Facility, and Water Storage Reservoir inspection check list forms.

Please submit resume, quoting competition #TSA 2019-10 by July 19, 2019 to: Town of Saint Andrews, 212 Water Street, Saint Andrews, NB E5B 1B4, Attention: Chris Spear, Acting CAO or to the e-mail address included.

We thank all applicants, but only those requested for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • water and wastewater plant: 3 years (Preferred)