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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Monteith Correctional Complex
City:    Monteith
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    93006 - Mtce Mechanic 3
Salary:    $24.56 - $26.64 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58436
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Are you a hands-on and mechanically inclined individual? If so, then consider this opportunity with the Ministry of Correctional Services, Monteith Correctional Complex where you will provide semi skilled and general maintenance services.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will:
• operate, troubleshoot, replace, repair and maintain all heating, ventilation, fire systems and associated electromechanical devices and subsystems
• check and repair air conditioning and boiler systems by computer
• check the boiler room on a daily basis as well as check the refrigeration system and conduct chemical tests
• operate and maintain pumps and burners, water softeners, kitchen items and grounds equipment
• replace and clean air and roll media filters as well as lubricate and tighten belts when necessary
• repair and maintain tubular steel furniture, water tanks, power plant equipment, security screens and steel structures as well as security and non-security locks
• perform emergency repairs in the absence of other maintenance staff and assist plumbers and electricians as required
• complete and maintain appropriate logs and records
• upkeep grounds by cutting grass and shoveling snow
• train and instruct staff and inmate helpers and ensure their safety, welfare and custody by taking periodic counts, searches, remind inmates of rules and regulations, warnings and minor misconducts and lay major charges with appropriate reports

How do I qualify?

• Qualified in one or more of the skilled trades and First Aid and Heartsaver certified;
• Journeyman's certification as a plumber and possession of a Gas Fitter's certificate #1 or #2;
• Successful completion of locksmithing course or ability to obtain.

Technical and Analytical Knowledge and Skills:
• you understand the techniques, equipment and tools used in the skilled trades (plumbing, electrical, welding, brick laying and carpentry) in order to perform major and minor repairs, renovations and construction projects
• you can perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks (i.e. painting, carpentry, welding, lock repair and HVAC maintenance)
• you can operate and maintain heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire systems, instrumentation and control systems
• you can request and review information on all automated systems assigned by your supervisor and perform quality assurance checks
• you can interpret, organize and complete blueprints, schematics, specification diagrams and drawings

Legislative and Safety Knowledge and Skills:
• you can interpret and apply relevant legislation, municipal by-laws, codes and provincial building codes (i.e. ensure the safety and integrity of installations, prevent staff injuries and aid in determining appropriate work methods)
• you have knowledge of the governmental requirements for correctional facility security (i.e. lockouts, tagouts and elevated work procedures to ensure employee safety)
• you can recognize workplace hazards and security breaches to ensure prompt corrective action
• you understand and can apply the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Occupational Health and Safety Act, and institutional security practices and procedures (i.e. ensure compliance with standards, proper equipment operation, utilization and maintenance of the safety and security of the work area)
• you have knowledge in environmental waste management regulations for both garbage and hazardous waste to ensure safe storage and disposal

Communication, Interpersonal and Computer Skills:
• you can discuss work projects with other trades personnel, liaise with correctional staff and ensure work in completed in a timely manner
• you can complete reports on assigned projects as well as complete reports for your supervisor and maintain accurate logs
• you can instruct employees in the safe use of power equipment and hand tools needed for repairs, renovation and construction
• you can access information on warranties and service agreements to prepare reports and respond to internal mail
• you are proficient with computers and computer systems related to monitoring automated systems (e.g. mechanical and electrical equipment, electronic locking systems, building environmental controls and fence security monitors, Closed Circuit TV)

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 3052 Rese Road, Monteith, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Wednesday, November 6, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • N-CL-58436/13
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