Bridge Operator


  • Company:
    City of Victoria
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

Competition #18/215Internal/External Posting Closing date: November 13, 2018 Bridge Operator (Temporary – up to 15 months) Engineering and Public Works Departments POSITION FUNCTIONOperate the Johnson Street Bridge to permit the passage of marine traffic. KEY DUTIESRaise and lower the Johnson Street bridge according to standing orders and regulations to permit the passage of marine traffic; operate radio to contact marine traffic to schedule bridge lifts; control vehicular, rail and pedestrian traffic by operating gates, traffic lights and warning devices; turn on navigation, pier and roadway lights and replace lights as required; raise and lower bridges manually using emergency procedures and stand-by engines.Clean and maintain machinery rooms and areas; lubricate gears, trunnions and gates; conduct operational inspection of auxiliary motors.Maintain records of marine and rail traffic and bridge operations.Perform related duties where qualified.INDEPENDENCEWork is performed according to operational needs.Work is reviewed by supervisor through logbook.Problems such as damage or mechanical break down are referred to supervisor.WORKING CONDITIONSPhysical Effort:Climb ladders and stairs. (occasional)Mental Effort:Normal.Visual/Auditory Effort:Normal.Work Environment:Bridge Kiosk.Work outside in all weather conditions. (rare)Work from heights. (occasional)Exposure to abusive people. (rare)KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIESUnderstand and discuss job related matters.Operate a cantilever bridge.Maintain accurate records.QUALIFICATIONSFormal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:Grade 10Experience:1 year of related experience.or an equivalent combination of education and experience.OTHER:This is a shift position.May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.Work schedule: Tuesday 8:00AM – 12:00PM , Saturday, and Sunday 8:00AM – 4:00PM $27.66 per hour, Pay Grade 5 Job Code # 523This is a CUPE Local 50 PositionTo apply for this opportunity youwill need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume