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Organization:    Ontario Clean Water Agency
Division:    Southwest Region
City:    Aylmer
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    40402 - Waste & Water Project Operator 1
Salary:    $22.58 - $25.11 Per Hour* (base with pay for certification: $23.38-$27.81)
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    54042

The Ontario Clean Water Agency is an agency of the Province of Ontario, reporting to the Ministry of the Environment. As the largest provider of water and wastewater services in Canada, we manage over 600 facilities from small well systems and lagoons to large water and wastewater treatment plants. Consider this opportunity if you are a motivated, team oriented individual seeking a career in the water and wastewater industry.

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 Elgin/Middlesex Hub.

How do I qualify?

• Class 2 certification in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment, and Wastewater Collection.
• May consider lesser qualified candidates as underfill - minimum Operator-in-Training (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.
• Valid Class G driver's license.
• Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours.

• Good knowledge of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities to operate the facilities.
• Working experience/knowledge of the skilled trades for the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures, including basic electrical repair, welding, plumbing, millwright, gasfitting and steamfitting.
• Good knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water and/or 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.

Skills and Ability include
• Analytical, problem-solving, planning and scheduling skills to inspect, operate and monitor the facilities processes and equipment, and perform routine preventive maintenance; take samples of the water and/or wastewater chemicals to make process control adjustments; resolve operating issues.
• Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with a variety of staff, clients, suppliers, keep logs and complete 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.
• Flexible learning and development opportunities.
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization through a wide range of career fields within the Ontario Public Service.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 9853 Rogers Rd, Aylmer, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Friday, May 10, 2013
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, May 27, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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