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OPERATOR/MECHANIC

Organization:
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Division:
Operations, Southwest Region, Ontario
City:
West Lorne
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
40402 - Waste & Water Project Operator 1
Salary:
$23.47 - $26.10 Per Hour* plus pay for water/wastewater certifications
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
135725
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 use your skills to operate and maintain the water and wastewater facilities within the Southwest Region.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• Class 2 Water and Wastewater Treatment, Class 2 Wastewater Collection, Class 2 Water Distribution & Supply.
• A lesser qualified candidate may be considered as an under-fill 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
• Must be available for overtime and ability to be on-call after regular working hours as part of a rotation.
• Valid Class G driver's license
• The successful candidate must be able to respond to on-call within a reasonable period of time.

Knowledge

• Good knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes to operate the facilities.
• Working experience/knowledge of the skilled trades for the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures, including but not limited to the following skills: basic electrical repair, welding, plumbing, millwright, gasfitting and steamfitting.
• Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water and wastewater operations and maintenance; health and safety procedures/WHMIS.
• Good knowledge of the relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water and wastewater operations and maintenance, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and health and safety procedures.
• Knowledge of basic mathematics and chemistry to make calculations for chemical and operating processes.
• Ability to interpret maintenance manuals, blueprints and other technical specifications; use and storage of industrial chemicals.
• Familiarity with computers, including monitoring and operating systems.
• Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems would be an asset.

Skills and Ability include

•Analytical, problem-solving, planning and scheduling skills required to effectively inspect, operate and monitor the facilities processes and equipment.
•Ability to perform routine preventive maintenance; take samples, interpret results and make process control adjustments to resolve operating issues.
•Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with a variety of people including coworkers, clients, suppliers, while keeping accurate logs and writing reports.
•Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative.
•Ability to perform manual labour.

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 25 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:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 9210 Graham Rd, West Lorne, West Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4.7
Category:
Environment
Posted on:
Friday, May 17, 2019
Note:
  • T-AQ-135725/19
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, June 3, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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