Electrician 2

Req ID:  851
Business Unit:  Integrated Water Services
Division:  Wastewater Infrastructure Operations
Shift:  Regular
Rate of Pay:  $51.85 - $51.85 per hour
Hours of Work:  80 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Jul 13, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 851 

Business Unit: Integrated Water Services 

Division: Wastewater Infrastructure Operations

Regular/ Auxiliary: Regular

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J17 

Rate of Pay: $51.85 - $51.85 per hour 

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: May 16, 2024

Review of submissions to begin on: May 30, 2024 but will remain open until filled



This position performs hands on work and is responsible for the specification, construction, installation, programming, operation, maintenance, repair, and record keeping for all electrical and electronic controls, instrumentation, and related components of the region’s water and wastewater related electrical, instrumentation and control equipment. This position performs required electrical equipment maintenance, repairs, installation, monitoring and calibration, exercising a high degree of judgment and initiative in accordance with operational policies.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Installs, maintains, services, repairs and calibrates a wide variety of electrical equipment, distribution, switching and control systems in related facilities in the Water Management Division, such as Water/Wastewater pumping stations, treatment plants and landfills.
  • Installs and maintains electronic equipment, instrumentation, monitoring and metering equipment including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and equipment, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI).
  • Plans, organizes and effects programs for the efficient maintenance, servicing and repair of related equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains operational work records and data.
  • Assists in the preparation of specifications, drawings and design of equipment for capital works and other projects.
  • Provides electrical budget requirements, orders parts and materials, maintains control and inventory of same.
  • Purchases, installs and maintains water quality equipment such as chlorine analyzers, injection systems, ozone generators, and ultra violet systems for all sized utilities and specialized wastewater flow equipment.
  • Equips and maintains workshop.
  • Installs and maintains data radio systems.
  • Performs technical functions for the I and I program.
  • Provides guidance and direction, as required.
  • Maintains contract liaison with external stakeholders.
  • Liaises with contractors and suppliers relative to expansion and modification projects.
  • Responds to emergency calls outside of regular work hours.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the Provincial and Federal electrical regulations and acts.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, principles, practices, tools and equipment used in the installation, maintenance, repair and servicing of a variety of electrical controls, equipment, instruments and systems in the Division.
  • Thorough knowledge of micro-computer technology, including different operating systems and ability to operate a variety of software programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various PLC automatic control systems.
  • Knowledge of the operations, functions and objectives of water and wastewater systems
  • Ability to function effectively with indirect supervision, plan and organize technical operations and programs, read, interpret and work from drawings, diagrams, technical and specification manuals.
  • Must remain current regarding advances in electronic instrumentation, electrical controllers and computer hardware and software and industry trends.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various computer word processing, spreadsheet and project scheduling programs and databases.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors, suppliers and related contacts
  • Ability to use and maintain a variety of job-related tools, instruments and equipment.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions.


  • Trade qualified Electrician
  • A minimum of 7 years' directly related experience


  • Electronics Technologist or Technician (ASTT BC) or equivalent
  • Electrical Field Safety Representative (FSR) Class B Certificate of Qualification
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca