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Utilities Operations Superintendent , Township of Langley


Township of Langley

Utilities Operations Superintendent


Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Utilities Operations Superintendent to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division; Utilities Operations Department.

Reporting to the Utilities Operations Manager, you will be responsible in this exempt position for working independently under the direction of the Utility Operations Manager, supervising and managing staff required to complete specialist assignments, including interpreting the labour contract, identifying skill set deficits, employee performance, development and training; assisting with the recruitment, training, performance and discipline of staff, and the maintenance of safe work practices; and adjudicating grievances at Stage I.  You will also work independently under the guidance of the Utility Operations Manager performing operational planning, design, estimating, inspection, and maintenance functions for water, drainage and sanitary systems and related facilities.  Functions will include but are not limited to letter, memo and report writing; review of studies; drafting of specifications, terms of reference, safe work procedures, maintenance procedures, maintenance programs and contract documents; liaison with other agencies and the public; and field work including inspections.  Contract administration and related functions are required to be performed.

Your education will include BCIT or equivalent Civil Engineering Technologist Diploma and a minimum of 7 years of directly related experience obtained in a municipal engineering environment of a Municipal Government Engineering Department or a Municipal Consulting Engineering Company, or equivalent.  Working knowledge of engineering principles, terminology, materials, equipment, practices and techniques as applied to the various areas of the Utilities operating group; of applicable Municipal, Provincial and Federal regulations, policies and bylaws; occupational hazards and required safety regulations; of labour relations contracts, administration, recruitment and selection processes, as well as, supervisory experience in a Union environment; and knowledge of computer applications in the Utilities operating group.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.   Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:


A competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefit package is available with this Exempt position.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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CWWA Member Rate

$55.00 per week, or a volume discount of
$175.00 per month plus your provincial tax (HST or GST). A daily rate at $12.00 plus tax is also available.

CWWA non-Member rate:

$75.00 per week, or a volume discount of
$220.00 per month plus your provincial tax (HST or GST). A daily rate of $15.00 plus tax is also available.

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