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Ontario Clean Water Agency
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Job Term:
4 Permanent
Job Code:
93006P - Maintenance Mechanic 3 Peel
$28.88 - $31.02 Per Hour* Plus pay for certification
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you want to be part of a team providing safe and reliable drinking water to thousands of Ontarians each day?
Does the thought of an office job bore you? If you answered yes to these questions, you may be exactly who we're looking for!

Become a water/wastewater professional with OCWA today!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will maintain and operate all process controls, collections, transmissions, other distribution systems and related equipment in advanced Class 4 wastewater treatment facilities. Position oversees, operates, maintains and repairs complex and advanced wastewater treatment systems such as mechanical and pneumatic valves, biological and activated carbon contactors, centrifugal pumps, Headworks fine screen removal /grit vortex systems, fine Bubble Aeration Diffusers/ Automatic Turblex DO Control systems and Disinfection/Dechlorination process Automatic Simulator control systems.

How do I qualify?


• Trades license as a Millwright and/or applicable skilled trade.
• Willing to obtain Operator-in-Training (OIT), as specified in 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.


• Excellent knowledge in the principles and practices necessary in the mechanical maintenance of advanced wastewater treatment facilities and collection systems.
• Knowledge of all relevant acts and regulations to ensure operational compliance.
• General knowledge of industrial processes and maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures to operate, inspect, clean and maintain them by conducting scheduled maintenance practices and recordings. Monitoring local equipment conditions and equipment operations (flow rates, temperatures and pressures).
• Knowledge of financial processes regarding expenditures and purchase orders.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety precautions including storage of chemicals, confined space entry, equipment lockout/tagging and personal protective equipment.
• Knowledge of basic mathematics and chemistry in order to make calculations regarding chemicals and operating processes.
• Knowledge of wastewater facilities operating methods, procedures and techniques and their practical application.
• Technical and electrical/mechanical knowledge.
• Familiarity with computerized monitoring systems, such as SCADA, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and overall computer literacy to record data from inspections and monitor activities to complete work orders and project forms to initiate repairs for maintenance.
• Knowledge and familiarity of HVAC system.

Skills and Ability include

• Analytical and problem solving skills to identify and correct maintenance issues with equipment/ processes.
• Organizational skills to lead extensive maintenance and repair projects.
• Teamwork skills to work as part of a team, and to take initiative when required.
• Physical dexterity and ability to work in confined spaces, in all weather conditions and in dirty and/or noisy environments.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and follow process drawings to aid in troubleshooting equipment problems.
• Ability to use and understand operating and maintenance manuals, and other technical specifications.
• Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with staff and clients and to keep logs and complete reports.

What's in it for you?

• Flexible learning and development opportunities.
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization with the largest provider of water and wastewater services in Ontario.
• Work with the partner of choice for more communities than any other water and wastewater service organization in Ontario for over 20 years.
• Work with an organization committed to innovation and advanced technology.
• A defined benefit pension plan.
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits including for adoptive parents.
• Comprehensive Health Plan.
• Life and Disability Insurance.

Who We Are
The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) believes in Our Communities, Our Environment and Our People. As a trusted partner to municipalities, First Nations communities, businesses, governments and institutions across Ontario, we provide our clients with total solutions in water and wastewater. We are dedicated to working closely with our clients to help them build healthy sustainable communities and organizations.

Additional Information:

  • 3 Permanent, 1300 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, Central Region
  • 1 Permanent, 2307 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga, Central Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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 Wednesday, December 20, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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