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Organization:    Ontario Clean Water Agency
Division:    Operations, Northeastern Ontario
City:    Kirkland Lake
Job Term:    1 Temporary (5 months assignment)
Job Code:    93006 - Mtce Mechanic 3
Salary:    $24.56 - $26.64 Per Hour* (salary with certification $25.62 - $29.34)
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52118

As the largest provider of water and wastewater services in Canada, OCWA manages over 600 facilities from small well systems and lagoons to large water and wastewater treatment plants. If you are a motivated, team oriented individual seeking a career in the water and wastewater industry, OCWA may be the place for you.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will use your skills to operate and maintain water treatment projects within the Northeastern Hub.

How do I qualify?

Trades license as a Millwright and/or applicable skilled trade, acquired through a valid apprenticeship program. Wastewater & water treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection certification is a requirement of the position.

The specific license and level of the wastewater treatment certification would be specific to the classification of the facilities that the position is operating with a willingness to obtain certification at the highest level of the facilities (ability to obtain Class 4 Water Treatment, Class 4 Water Distribution; at least a minimum OIT as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Drinking Water Act and O.Reg. 129/04 of the Ontario Water Resources Act.

Must hold a valid Class G Driver's license.

Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours to respond to alarm conditions.

Demonstrated experience/knowledge of the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures.
Basic knowledge of electrical repair, welding, plumbing, gasfitting (chlorine gas) and pipe fitting.
Good knowledge of water & wastewater treatment processes to operate the facilities.
Good knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety and other relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to wastewater operations and maintenance; health and safety procedures/WHMIS.
Knowledge of basic mathematics and chemistry to make calculations for chemical and operating processes.
Knowledge of maintenance manuals, blueprints and other technical specifications; use and storage of industrial chemicals.
Familiarity with computers including monitoring and operating systems.
Familiarity with predictive maintenance techniques such as vibration analysis.

Skills and abilities include:
Analytical, problem solving, planning skills to perform major equipment overhauls, routine and preventive maintenance; carry out repairs and perform a variety maintenance tasks; resolve maintenance and operational issues; take samples of the wastewater chemicals to make process control adjustments.
Organizational skills to lead extensive maintenance and repair projects.
Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with staff, clients, suppliers, keep logs and completed reports. Proven oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative.
Ability to perform manual labour.

We Offer:
• A defined benefit pension plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
• Comprehensive Health Plan
• Life and Disability insurance
• A progressive work environment that promotes a work/life balance
• Flexible learning and development opportunities
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization through a wide range of career fields within the Ontario Public Service

Note: The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 5 months, Kirkland Lake, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 7, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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