Full Time Equipment Operator - Unionized

Closing Date
Posting Type
Employment Type
Public Works
Employment Contact Information

Jake McKillop

Job Title
Transportation Superintendent
jmckillop [at] thamescentre.on.ca

Under the direction of the Transportation Superintendent, provide a variety of
construction, maintenance and repair services to roads, municipal landfill site, drainage
and adjacent public property for the safety and convenience of the public.

Responsible for conducting general maintenance and construction functions for roads
and other Public Works operations including, but not limited to, such works as snow
removal, salting and sanding, grass mowing, brushing and tree trimming and removal,
ditching, stone and fill hauling, catch basin cleaning, debris and litter pick up, road
patching, road sweeping, shoulder maintenance, road resurfacing, repair and patching
of washouts, grading and scarifying, dust layer application and gravel resurfacing, sign
installation, culvert installation and repair, sidewalk installation and repair, flood damage
and control, guidepost, rails and barricades and other traffic control devices. Assists
other municipal departments on an “as-needed” basis including (but not limited to) the
Landfill and waste site, Community Services and Cemetery maintenance. Capable of
driving and operating various pieces of equipment including loaders, backhoes, lawn
mowers etc.

Maintain municipal roads and sidewalks in good condition during winter months by
sanding and salting, snow plowing and shoveling. May be required to respond to
emergencies such as snow removal, watermain breaks and sewer blockages.

Discuss plans, priorities and work schedules with the Transportation Superintendent
and/or Foreman, including the most useful equipment of certain jobs.

Maintains vehicles and equipment in good condition, performing repairs, daily
inspections, and any other needed maintenance and documenting records accurately.

Completion of work orders, time sheets and other required forms for inventory purposes.

Perform other related duties as assigned.



O.A.C. (Grade 12).
Minimum Class D licence (Z endorsement).
Previous construction, snow plow and equipment operator experience.
Good interpersonal skills.