Coordinator, Underground Services

Requisition ID: 1140
Affiliation: CUPE Municipal
Position Type: Temporary Full Time
Fixed Term Duration: Approximately three (3) months
Number of Openings: 1
Bi-weekly Working Hours: 80 hours bi-weekly
Department/ Branch: Environmental Services, Underground Services
Job Location: Fort McMurray
Pay Level: PL8
Rate:* $ 41.31
COLA: Bi-Weekly - $480
Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 04/12/2022
Posting Type: Internal and External

Reposted: November 19, 2022 (Orginal CUPE Closing date: October 22, 2022)


*All CUPE job rates are currently under review and subject to change.




Under general supervision, the Coordinator, Underground Services is responsible for scheduling work and providing operational support to ensure cost, quantity, and quality control of Underground Services (UGS) resources and utilities. The incumbent will support the Utility Operations Planners in executing scheduled/planned maintenance and prepare compliance and operational documentation.




  • Schedule work related to water distribution and wastewater collection operations to efficiently utilize work force. 
  • Establish and maintain short and long-term plans for the various sewer and water functional programs. 
  • Provide support to other branch staff with the short and long-term planning utility operations as required. 
  • Complete data entry, record keeping, and maintain all planned and reactive UGS work orders. 
  • Respond to public enquiries and provide resolution according to established policies and service levels. 
  • Assist with the development and revisions of policies and procedures, such as standard operating procedures and safe work procedures, to maintain a safe workplace environment and to ensure compliance to OH&S regulations in the Municipal Safety Policy. 
  • Prepare Underground Services compliance documentation to support required Alberta Parks and Environment year end reporting. 
  • Perform other related duties as required.





  • Knowledge of water, wastewater, metering, and underground services processes and environmental regulations. 
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret and adhere to requirements pertaining to environmental compliance regulations. 
  • Ability to plan and organize work schedules, projects, and resources.
  • Ability to understand basic project management fundamentals.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in applicable occupational health and safety regulations and appropriate use of personal protective equipment. 
  • Skilled in various Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and proficient with survey software and hardware.  
  • Proven ability to read and interpret infrastructure blueprints, contracts, engineering plans, provincial legislation, environmental standards, and specifications.  
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, demonstrating responsibility and reliability.




  • Technical diploma in Environmental Science, Engineering Technology, Construction, or related field, with three (3) years of related work experience in a utility operation and maintenance environment, or a construction environment is required. 


  • Alberta Environment Certification in Water Distribution Level II or Wastewater Collection Level II, with five (5) years of related work experience in a utility operation and maintenance environment, or a construction environment is required.




  • Ability to provide a Criminal Record Check for review and acceptance.
  • A valid Class Five (5) Operator’s Licence is an asset. 



As an employee of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the incumbent is responsible for understanding and actively participating in the RMWB’s health and safety management system, including all policies, practices, procedures, as well as properly utilizing all control measures including the required use of personal protective equipment. All employees must take reasonable care to protect the health and safety of themselves and others, as well as immediately report any concerns, near misses, incidents, and hazardous conditions to their supervisor.

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We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals
selected for interviews will be contacted.  Late applications will not be accepted.