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Tradesman (Dual Trade)

Job IDonHOsfw4-14457-6631
Date Posted2024-04-10
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryUtilities

Highlights of the job


Water Services, Wastewater Treatment Plant group has opportunities for up to two (2) permanent Tradesman (Dual Trade) to join the Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Edmonton, AB.


We are accepting applications from current EPCOR Employees as well as external candidates. EPCOR Employees please ensure you have used your "" email address.


What you'd be responsible for


Reporting to the Manager, WWTP Maintenance Process, in the Tradesman (Dual Trade) role you are accountable for, but not limited to:


  • Applying investigative techniques to determine equipment & system process failures in order to define scope of work and minimize recurrence and downtime.
  • Installing, repairing and maintaining mechanical processes and pumping equipment.
  • Conducting basic mechanical checks, including inspections of fans, belts, filters and associated equipment.
  • Examining and diagnosing equipment for excessive vibration, temperature and other abnormalities.
  • Interpreting drawings, manufacturer's specifications and other data for the installation and repair of equipment.
  • Creating, using, and maintaining technical history to support the development of job plans and task lists.
  • Installing and maintaining hydraulic, pneumatic and specialty systems including heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment, chlorine systems and boilers.
  • Other related duties as required.


What's required to be successful


Qualifications, experience and behaviours you will possess are:


  • Grade 12 diploma (GED or equivalent level of secondary education).
  • Certified Journeyman status as a Millwright. If you have received your certification from outside of Alberta Red Seal Certification will be required.
    • Single Trade Millwright candidates without a second relevant trade certification may be considered with extensive experience only and at a lower classification.
  • Second ticket must be one of the following: Welder, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Pipefitter, Gasfitter, Plumber, Machinist.
  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience at a Journeyman level in the following:
    • Industrial plant equipment commissioning.
    • Maintenance.
    • Breakdown analysis and repair.
    • Refurbishment and related activities.
  • Strong understanding of Preventative and Predictive Maintenance philosophies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the repair and maintenance of pumps, motors, actuators and rotating equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, sketches and technical specifications pertaining to the work.
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Motor Vehicle Operators License
    • Ability to qualify for and maintain an EPCOR driver's permit.
    • A Driver Abstract (5yr. Commercial type) may be required if we do not have one on file.
    • Limited to 6 demerits or less.
  • To meet the demands of the position, good physical health is required. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required. 
  • Familiarity with the repair and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment equipment is a valuable asset.


As the successful candidate, you take ownership and demonstrate initiative by achieving objectives on schedule and to a defined standard. You have a keen attention to detail and are fully engaged and committed to making innovative improvements on an ongoing basis. You respond to change with an open attitude and demonstrate a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish your work and objectives. In addition, you collaborate well with others and are able to deliver results, plan and organize work and develop and meet schedules. 


Health and safety are integral to EPCOR's work, and we strive to maintain a zero-injury organizational culture. As such, all candidates must possess a high level of safety awareness and demonstrate safe work practices at all times. Candidates will also be required to actively participate in safety and other job-related training.


Other important facts about this job


Jurisdiction: CUPE30

Class: 7602 - Tradesman Millwright II/Welder (If not a Millwright/Welder - classification will be determined at the time of selection)

Wage: $57.93 per hour

  • Final Wage and Step will be determined at the time of selection and is based on a combination of factors as outlined in the CA that may be found online.

Hours of work: 40 hours per week


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Please note the following information:


  • A requirement of working for EPCOR is that you are at least 18 years of age, successfully attained a high school diploma (GED, or equivalent level of secondary education) and legally entitled to work in Canada. (A copy of a valid work permit may be required.)
  • If you are considered for the position, clearance on all applicable background checks (which may include criminal, identity, educational, and/or credit) and professional reference checks is required. Some EPCOR positions require an enhanced level of background assessment, which is dictated by law. These positions require advanced criminal record checks that must also be conducted from time to time after commencement of employment.
  • A technical/practical assessment may be administered during the selection process and this exercise will be used as a part of the selection criterion.
  • To meet the physical demands required of some positions, candidates must be in good physical condition and willing to work in all weather conditions. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required.

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