The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Licensed Industrial Maintenance Mechanic within the Planning & Building, Engineering and Environment Service Area, Water Services Department. Reporting to the Supervisor of Supply, the successful candidate will provide technical expertise with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.
•Performs repairs on pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
•Analyze by troubleshooting all types of mechanical and related equipment, making recommendations on a course of action for the repair or replacement of equipment.
•Organize, co-ordinate and work with external contractors while performing maintenance or repairs to equipment, including the inspection of completed work to ensure it conforms to City standards and industry best practices; Ensure all work complies with safety standards and all applicable codes.
•Respond to emergency equipment failures, troubleshoot equipment and diagnose problems, identify needed resources and make repair or work with contractors to complete work.
•Provide support services to project implementation and the start-up and commissioning of equipment.
•Responsible for the ongoing development and day to day administration and update of a Computerized Maintenance Management System including the processing of work requests, work orders, data entry and the generation of system reports related to instrumentation.
•Perform welding, pipe fitting, rigging and operational duties.
•Responsible for the ongoing development and day to day administration and update of a Computerized Maintenance Management System including the processing
•Maintains a good working relationship with all colleagues, customers and contractors through collaboration, communication and application of conflict resolution skills.
•Works in accordance with the Occupational health and Safety Act, all applicable codes, Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures as well as regulation of the Ministry of the Ensure and monitor compliance with established customer service and regulatory requirements.
•Liaise with Water Services staff and contractors as appropriate to coordinate and minimize impacts of maintenance activities in terms of process and performance impact.
•Completes and maintains all daily legislative and non-legislative records.
•Monitor inventories, develop specifications and initiate the purchase of goods and services required to execute work plans.
•Works as an “Operator-in-Training” to develop operational skills required to perform operational duties.
•Responds to emergency situations.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
•Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 4 years maintenance experience; preferably in water supply/treatment or wastewater environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
•A valid Industrial Maintenance Certificate is required.
•Must be in possession of a Water Distribution and Supply OIT Certificate or obtain same within 2 months of hire, must pass Class 1 Water Distribution and Supply certification exam within 18 months of hire, and obtain Water Distribution and Supply Class 1 Certificate within 60 months of hire.
•Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record.
•Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
•Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
•Able to understand equipment manufacturers’ schematic drawings, interpret design drawings and operating and maintenance manuals.
•Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve maintenance issues in a timely manner.
•Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work effectively in an empowered team environment.
•Ability to perform repetitive physical tasks (e.g. lifting of up to 25 kg, bending, kneeling, crawling, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces and from scaffolding/heights (climbing towers) in all types of weather conditions).
•Knowledge of pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
•Knowledge of MOE regulations and the fundamentals of electricity & process control along with the ability to understand and apply pump curve theory knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics is an asset.
•Well Technician’s licence & experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System is an asset.
HOURS OF WORK: Any five (5) consecutive shifts, Sunday through Saturday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rotating on-call is a requirement of this position (30 minute response time is required).
Applications must be received online by January 20th, 2013. Please note you will be required to complete a short online questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. To apply for this position click on the “Apply for this Job” icon, instructions will follow.
Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment.
We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.