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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Ontario Correctional Institute
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
93006 - Mtce Mechanic 3
$1,010.80 - $1,096.80 Per Week* Amended salary information noted under Job ID
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The correct salary range for this position is $24.90 to $27.01 per hour in compliance with current OPSEU collective agreement provisions

The Ontario Correctional Institute seeks a highly knowledgeable trades professional to provide general maintenance in a number of skilled trades for the facility.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Operate, troubleshoot, replace, repair and maintain heating, ventilation and fire systems, and electro-mechanical devices and subsystems
• Check the boiler room and refrigeration system, and conduct chemical tests
• Operate and maintain pumps, burners, water softeners, kitchen items and grounds equipment
• Replace and clean air and roll media filters; lubricate and tighten belts when necessary
• Repair and maintain tubular steel furniture, water tanks, power plant equipment, security screens, steel structures, and security and non-security locks
• Perform emergency repairs, and assist other trades professionals as required
• Complete and maintain accurate tracking logs and records
• Provide supervision and instructions to offender helpers

Please note: This position supervises offender helpers. Salary note for Custodial Responsibility Allowance (K-1) applies

How do I qualify?


• You are certified in one of the skilled trades as recognized by the Ontario Government or equivalent experience

Technical Knowledge and Skills

• You have advanced knowledge of at least one recognized skilled trade, and a working knowledge of other skilled trades (e.g., carpentry, plumbing, welding, brick laying, etc.)
• You can perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks (e.g., painting, carpentry, welding, lock repair, etc.)
• You can operate and maintain heating, ventilation, air conditioning and fire systems, as well as instrumentation and control systems
• You can review information on automated systems and perform quality assurance checks
• You can interpret, organize and complete blueprints, schematics, specification diagrams and drawings

Legislative Knowledge

• You can interpret and apply relevant legislation, municipal by-laws and codes, and provincial building codes
• You have knowledge of correctional facility security requirements (i.e., lockouts, tagouts and elevated work procedures)
• You have knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Occupational Health and Safety Act, and institutional security practices and procedures to recognize workplace hazards and security breaches, and ensure prompt actions
• You have knowledge in environmental waste management regulations for garbage and hazardous waste

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You can discuss work projects with other trades people, liaise with correctional staff, and ensure work in completed in a timely manner
• You can complete reports on assigned projects and maintain accurate logs
• You can provide supervision and instructions to offender helpers

Computer Skills

• You are proficient with computer applications and computer systems for monitoring automated systems (e.g., mechanical and electrical equipment, electronic locking systems, building environmental controls and fence security monitors, Closed Circuit TV, etc.)

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 109 Mclaughlin Rd S, PO BOX 1888, Brampton, Central Region, Enhanced - CPIC, VSS, PIP, Niche/RMS, Credit
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Friday, September 22, 2017
  • T-CL-112189/17
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, October 6, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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