Coordinator, Backflow Prevention Program
- 56,532.84 - 66,142.44 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Responsible for serving as the primary contact and co-ordination point for internal and external stakeholders of the City's Backflow Prevention Program, and providing technical and administrative support to the Program..
Education & Experience
Completion of a 9,000-hour Plumber apprenticeship program or an 8,000-hour Industrial Millwright apprenticeship
A minimum of 2 years of experience in a water production or water distribution maintenance environment.
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
- Possession of a valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification as a Plumber or an Industrial Millwright
- Must have successfully obtained the OWWA Cross Connection Control Certificate and have active certification status or successfully complete this training program within the first 6 months of employment
- Possession of a valid Ontario Class G Driver's Licence with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Legislation and regulations relevant to the work, such as the Safe Drinking Water Act and regulations
- CSA standard B64.10
- The Ontario Ministry of the Environment's Backflow Prevention Program
- The City's Drinking Water Bylaw
- Departmental and Water Services' direction (e.g. policies, procedures, processes) affecting drinking water
- The roles, responsibilities and inter-relationships of Drinking Water Services, the Technology, Innovation and Engineering Services Branch, Building Code Services, Bylaw Services and the Finance Department, and external service providers relating to the BPP
- Understanding of cross connections (backflow) applied in industrial, commercial and institutional facilities (e.g. medical systems, plumbing treatment systems, heating systems, cooling systems, fire protection systems, process treatment systems, swimming pool systems and irrigation systems)
- Understanding of the Ontario Building Code
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
Competencies & Skills
- Work independently with minimal direction, and collaboratively with all staff as part of a team
- Problem-solving, organizational and co-ordination skills
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Strong oral and written communication skills, including tact and discretion
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Ability to read and interpret technical documents
- Ability to successfully complete all required on-the-job training/certification (e.g. confined space entry, DWQMS) within a timeframe specified by the Employer
- Solid computer skills, including the ability to use Maximo or another maintenance management system, and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook