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Ontario Clean Water Agency
Waterloo Region
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
95504 - Operational (BU) OST 15
$1,042.44 - $1,292.81 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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Do you want to be part of a team providing safe and reliable drinking water to thousands of Ontarians each day?

Become a water/wastewater professional with OCWA today!

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.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will maintain and update the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) database; conduct field asset data collection, develop maintenance plans, analyze and research maintenance practices, procedures and implement findings; conduct research and evaluations into emerging technologies, equipment and maintenance methodologies; provide ongoing support and advice to staff on maintenance and maintenance issues.

How do I qualify?


• Demonstrated knowledge and application of asset management principles and best practices.
• Technical knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and certification related to the functional/plant areas of work in water and wastewater maintenance operations and administration.
• Good working knowledge of Agency, regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water/wastewater maintenance operations and health and safety.
• Working knowledge of policies, standards and methods, environmental impact issues, water quality assurance techniques.
• Knowledge and interpretative understanding of environmental legislation (OWRA, EPA, EAA, EBR).
• Extensive knowledge of project management principles/practices.
• Knowledge of CMMS, WMS and PC software.

Skills and Ability include

• Excellent oral and written skills to liaise with colleagues, vendors and clients and prepare reports.
• Presentation skills to facilitate group meetings and develop and execute formal presentations.
• Skills in the evaluation of business results to improve business performance and make recommendations.
• Problem solving and analytical skills to provide technical guidance and resolve day-to-day technical issues.
• Planning and organizational skills to lead projects.

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.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 368 Mill Park Dr, Kitchener, West Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Posted on:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • T-AQ-140345/19
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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