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Amended - Electrician

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
Ontario Place - Operations and Infrastructure
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment for up to 17 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:
93030 - Mtce Electrician
$28.01 - $30.42 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
AMENDMENT: Closing date extended due to OPS Careers system outage

Ontario Place Corporation is seeking an experienced Electrician to perform electrical maintenance, repair and installation services for the facilities and grounds.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
• a defined benefit pension plan
• maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
• comprehensive health plan
• life and disability insurance
• flexible work arrangements
• collegial and professional work culture
• career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• on-the-job training to support your success in the role

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• install, service, replace and upgrade electrical equipment required for the facilities, grounds and control systems
• perform minor repairs to electronic components of the HVAC electrical equipment
• inspect, test, troubleshoot and assess wiring systems and equipment, identify safety concerns and conduct repair or replacement of electrical parts
• perform electrical safety inspections to ensure compliance with ESA safety standards and code
• review drawings, blueprints, schematics and technical manuals to carryout modifications, repair work, maintenance and upgrades
• use hand power tools and equipment to perform maintenance repairs and modifications, and operate motorized vehicles

How do I qualify?


• You possess a valid Certificate of Apprenticeship
• You possess a valid Certificate of Qualification as a Maintenance Electrician (309A)
• You possess a Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) certificate - ARC Flash Certificate
• You have a valid class G driver's licence
• You have the ability to acquire the following during employment: Forklift certificate, Confined Space Entry certificate, High Lift certificate, Cable Locator certificate, Propane Handling certificate and Fall Arrest certificate

Technical skills:

• You can install electrical equipment and devices, control panels and systems, fixtures, machines and wiring to meet ESA specifications and building codes.
• You can perform electrical repairs and maintenance work, and operate tools and equipment safely.
• You can review drawings, schematics and specifications to carryout repair, maintenance and upgrades.

Analytical skills:

• You can assess and resolve problems, and develop options and recommendations.
• You can determine the correct tools, equipment and work methods to be used for repairs and maintenance.
• You can perform basic math calculations.
• You can ensure work is performed within specified timelines.

Technical knowledge:

• You have knowledge of electronics, equipment and tools required to perform repairs and maintenance.
• You are knowledgeable about building and construction materials, methods, technical and diagnostic tools.
• You are have knowledge of computerized building (HVAC) automated systems.
• You have knowledge of relevant ESA legislation, electrical and provincial building codes, the Fire Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You can read, understand, follow and convey instructions and information.
• You can write and record work in the ESA log book.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 17 months, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Monday, October 3, 2022
  • W-OP-187256/22
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 Thursday, October 20, 2022 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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