Utility 2 – part-time
in Dieppe, NB

Dieppe, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Department of Public Works

Job Description

Utility 2 - part-time


Reporting to the Public Works Superintendent, the incumbent uses various equipment to perform, individually or in teams, various semi-specialized manual tasks related to maintenance, repairs and construction for public structures, mainly on the road transportation network, the water distribution and sewer system, and the transportation system.


1. Duties associated with the water distribution and sewer system

· Installs the main sanitary and storm sewer and water piping, flush hydrants, and valves, including digging and filling holes and trenches

· Repairs manholes, drainage wells, drains, storm sewers and culverts

· Installs fittings for manholes, connections and embankment construction on trenches

2. Duties associated with streets and transportation

· Carries out snow removal and salt and sand spreading on public roads

· Places markers for painting pavement lines

· Directs traffic as a flagperson

· Relays information on road conditions

· Assists in measurement and line work

· Installs and maintains signs

3. General duties

· Performs basic maintenance and cleaning of the equipment used and the facilities

· Prepares the lands, tools and equipment required to carry out construction work

· Performs general excavation and renovation work

· Operates heavy machinery, including front-end loaders, snow removal loaders, sidewalk plows, Versatile tractors and heavy (tandem) trucks

· Uses the appropriate electric and manual devices in carrying out duties

· Performs any related tasks



· High school diploma or equivalent

Driver's licence

· Holds a Class 3E driver's licence (valid for vehicles equipped with air brakes)


· After hiring, pass a City of Dieppe aptitude test for operating the following heavy equipment: front-end loader, snow plow, sidewalk plow, Versatile tractor and heavy (tandem) trucks for transporting salt and/or materials.


· Heavy machinery training would be an asset.

· Some additional training could be required as necessary.


· Two (2) years of relevant experience in water and sewer systems construction and working knowledge of construction and repair principles for main water and sewer lines, flush hydrants, valves, fittings, manholes, service laterals, etc., used in municipal water and sewer systems.


· Fluent in spoken French and English and proficient in written French and English

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

· Initiative, good judgment.

· Ability to work with minimal supervision.

· Able to communicate and interact easily with the general public

· Remains calm when responding to requests from the general public or others, in the performance of job-related duties

· Shows a positive attitude toward the interests of the municipality and the community in general


40 hours per week (varied shifts: day, evening and weekend)


As per the CUPE collective agreement, local 4679


The closing date to submit your application is December 16th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Disclaimer: The statements above are the main characteristics of the position and are meant to describe the general nature and level of work and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all the inherent occupational responsibilities, duties, skills and requirements. All staff members can be called upon from time to time to perform tasks outside their line of regular duties, as needed.

Note that the municipality officially declared itself a Francophone municipality offering bilingual services in 2000. (Municipal Administration Language Policy A-9) The language used in the workplace being French, staff must be able to speak and write in both French and English.

The masculine gender is used without discrimination and solely for the sake of readability.

Revised October 12, 2018 - Human Resources Department

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