Apply By: Monday, July 12, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
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Ontario Place Corporation
Operations and Infrastructure
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 5 months)
Job Code:
93006 - Mtce Mechanic 3
$26.83 - $29.11 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you have the skills to provide maintenance and repair of plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and ventilation services for water and sewage systems and irrigation stations? If so, then join this opportunity with the Ontario Place Corporation (OPC) where you will maintain and service OPC buildings.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Check, test and service mechanical equipment by cleaning, oiling, greasing and replacing worn/broken parts
• Maintain and service motorized mechanical vehicles
• Build, repair and fabricate metal items
• Operate hand, power, diagnostic and technical tools
• Log and complete inspection reports outlining maintenance and/or repairs made
• Review drawings, schematics and specifications in order to carry out simple diagnostic functions and to perform simple repairs/modifications
• Provide general labour/technical assistance to support events/activities and to support other departments and trades staff.

How do I qualify?


• You must have a Valid Ontario Class G Driver's License

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of relevant legislation, municipal bylaws and codes and provincial building codes in order to ensure the safety and integrity of installations, and to prevent injuries and to aid in determining work methods
• You have knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) for proper equipment operation/utilization and to maintain the safety and security of the work area and staff
• You have knowledge of procedures for handling and disposal of hazardous waste including oil heating equipment, boilers, and sewage and water plant operations
• You have knowledge of safety procedures and operational use and handling of hand powered, diagnostic and technical tools, equipment (e.g. air guns, power wrenches, torches, drills, grinders, shop equipment) and motorized vehicles (e.g. mark lift, forklift) to diagnose problems and perform repairs

Business Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of plumbing and heating/air conditioning systems in order to perform repairs and maintenance
• You are able to diagnose, test and inspect mechanical, air-conditioning and heating systems/equipment
• You are able to identify cause of equipment malfunction and methods of repair (e.g. investigating refrigeration line leaks)
• You have knowledge of computerized systems relating to the monitoring of automated systems for mechanical and electrical equipment, electronic locking systems, building environmental controls and security monitors
• You have knowledge of the techniques, equipment and tools required to conduct repairs to determine the proper methods of problem diagnosis and establish service requirements
• You have experience with understanding drawings, schematics and specification diagrams to assist in performing maintenance and repairs
• You are able to interpret sketches, specifications and drawings for use to assess and determine methodology and complexity of work process

Organizational and Planning Skills:

• You have excellent planning, organizational, prioritization and time management skills to identify, plan, organize and complete the sequential steps necessary to investigate, inspect, and evaluate problems
• You can perform the necessary service requirements to complete required work within timelines

Communication, Analytical and Problem Solving Skills:

• You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to inform Foreman/Manager on the progress, length of time and requirements for performing work and to provide detailed technical explanations in plain language terms
• You are able to complete inspection reports and write and maintain repair logs
• You have excellent analytical and problem solving skills to assess and solve practical problems

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 5 months, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Friday, June 25, 2021
  • As of July 1, 2021, the salary range for this position is $26.83 to $29.11 per hour, per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.

    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
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.
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, July 12, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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