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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management Division
City:    Etobicoke, Stoney Creek
Job Term:    2 Temporary assignments/contracts up to 12 months
Job Code:    93033 - Trans Systems Electronic Technician
Salary:    $26.96 - $29.33 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48303
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Do you want to contribute to public safety on Ontario's highways? If so, then consider this opportunity to apply your knowledge of electrical and Advanced Traffic Management Systems such as the ministry's “COMPASS” system to repair and maintain highway traffic control and safety equipment using leading edge technology.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• operate and maintain electronic testing equipment to locate operational problems, identify and execute repairs
• install, maintain, test and repair electrical and Advanced Traffic Management Systems such as video and data transmission systems
• ensure safe operation of vehicles, aerial and auguring devices
• provide technical guidance to contractors and staff
• maintain records of equipment repairs and modifications

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• Certificate of Qualification in Electrician Construction and Maintenance with Electronics endorsement (309A or 309D)
• Class G driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario

Technical knowledge and skills:
• knowledge of electrical and electronic theory
• knowledge of Ontario Electric Safety Code
• ability to use electric and electronic test equipment
• ability to read and interpret electrical drawings, wiring diagrams and schematic drawings
• experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic and electrical equipment in accordance with Code requirements
• knowledge of the theories and operation of Advanced Traffic Management Systems such as Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras, electronic Variable Message Signs, vehicle detection systems and fibre-optic communications

General skills:
• proven analytical, problem solving and communication skills to analyze and solve complex technical problems, train staff and work in a team environment
• organizational skills to maintain records of equipment and repairs

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1927 Kipling Avenue, Etobicoke, Toronto Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1200 South Service Rd., Stoney Creek, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Monday, December 3, 2012
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, December 24, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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