Apply By: Friday, October 29, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Selection Process

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Maintenance Electrician

Organization:
Ministry of the Solicitor General
Division:
Central East Correctional Centre
City:
Lindsay
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C93030 - Mtce Electrician (COR)
Salary:
$27.73 - $30.12 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
170263
The Central East Correctional Centre is seeking an experienced Maintenance Electrician to join its maintenance team.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province, with a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We believe in the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness. We are committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We invite you to join our teams!

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
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role

The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:
• Canada's Top 100 Employers
• Canada's Best Diversity Employers
• Greater Toronto's Top Employers
• Canada's Greenest Employers
• Canada's Top Employers for Young People

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a member of the Centre's maintenance team, you will:

• Renovate, alter, repair, install and carry out routine maintenance of all electrical/electronic equipment and appliances
• Determine work methods in accordance with government codes and by-laws
• Estimate material and labour requirements
• Inspect and repairing electrical items
• Perform preventative maintenance
• Repair/maintain tools and equipment ensuring security
• Assist other maintenance staff with a variety of minor maintenance functions such as plumbing, mechanical and lock service
• Instruct and supervise offender helpers engaged in beneficial labour and ensure their custody, safety and welfare
• Other duties, as assigned

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You have a valid 309A electrical licence recognized in the Province of Ontario
• You have the ability to obtain First Aid and Heartsaver certificates

Technical Knowledge and Skills

• You have extensive experience with the techniques, equipment and tools used in the electrical practice to determine the proper methods for installing electrical equipment
• You have knowledge of blueprints, schematics and drawings to ensure the proper layout of installations
• You can work in accordance with government building codes, construction/trade regulations and guidelines, established practices and procedures of the electrical trade, and workplace health and safety standards

Assessment and Problem-Solving Skills

• You are able to estimate labour and material requirements to install, service and replace electrical equipment
• You have experience inspecting electrical systems and perform necessary adjustments, servicing and repairs
• You are able to find cause of defects in electrical, mechanical and electronic systems as well as recommend solutions or method of repair

Communication Skills

• You can discuss requests for new installations or repairs as well as explain issues and malfunctions to off-site technician
• You are able to explain technical matters in easily understood terms
• You have demonstrated tact and discretion in order to train and supervise inmate helpers in electrical methods and procedures, maintain control of helpers and deal with behavioural issues, and provide input to offender disciplinary/performance reports
• You have written communication skills to prepare reports, maintain logs, and draft plans, sketches and cost estimates for new projects

Computer skills

• Proficiency with information systems to perform necessary quality assurance checks and locate/isolate issues
• Ability to access, read, and evaluate data produced by automated systems and computer monitoring systems as well as prepare reports and input data

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 theOPS 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 application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 541 Highway 36, Lindsay, East Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4-7
Category:
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Friday, October 8, 2021
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • T-CL-170263/21
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 Friday, October 29, 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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