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, and provide safe, reliable drinking water to thousands of Ontarians each day.
Become an Electrician Technician with OCWA today!
In this role, you will perform electrical duties, including installing, modifying, and maintaining in efficient operating condition, electrical lines, circuits, systems, fixtures, controls, equipment, motors, instruments, and analyzers. You will also troubleshoot, repair and/or modify and replace damaged, malfunctioning and worn electrical lines, circuits systems, fixtures, controls, equipment, instruments, and analyzers for an advanced Class 4 water and wastewater facility.
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.
• You will be eligible for additional pay for certification, upon you being successful in completing and maintaining facility water/wastewater operator’s licences.
• 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; Comprehensive Health Plan; Life and Disability Insurance.
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits, including for adoptive parents.
What we are looking for:
· Must be licensed in the Province of Ontario as a Maintenance/Construction Electrician (Ontario Reg. 32 Class 309A or R.R.O. 1970 as amended by 78-71) or as an Industrial Electrician (Licence 442A, Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act, R.S.O. 1990).
· Willingness to obtain Operator-in-Training (OIT), as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Drinking Water Act and O.Reg. 129/04 of the Ontario Water Resources Act.
· Valid Class G driver’s licence.
· Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours.
· Must be willing to work shifts.
Required Knowledge includes:
· Thorough knowledge of, and experience in, standby power generation, maintenance and repair of equipment for the distribution, safety and use of electrical energy at different voltages.
· Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental legislation and the policies, procedures and regulations that apply to this work, and have practical knowledge of, and be conversant with, the current Ontario Electrical Safety Code and its practices.
· Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of field wiring and devices, control circuits, remote terminal units and data communications circuits, pneumatic and electronic instrumentation, power wiring layout and installation.
· Knowledge of electrical controls and monitoring as applied to programmable logic controllers, motor types, motor control center, lockouts and grounding.
· Knowledge of electrical distribution systems, including incoming power sources, step down transformers, safety relays and distribution panels.
· Knowledge of HVAC and air control systems repair.
· Knowledge of the processes, procedures and equipment used in the relevant advanced water treatment operations/distribution and collection systems.
· Knowledge of instruments, calibration methods, analyzers, infrared thermography and software tools.
Required Skills and Abilities include:
· Problem-solving skills and ability to analyze, make timely decisions and address work priorities and emergencies.
· Ability to work as part of a team and take the initiative when required.
· Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex operational control devices.
· Interpersonal skills to provide direction, advice and recommendations to contractors, equipment suppliers, project staff and other Agency personnel.
· Good oral and written communication skills to give advice and instructions and keep logs.
· Ability to use and understand operating and maintenance manuals, blueprints, single-line diagrams and other technical specifications.
The OPS/OCWA 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 < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racism-policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusion-diversity-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 < http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
Visit our website at https://ocwa.com/ to learn more about OCWA and to view all current opportunities.
Salary Range: $31.87 – $34.27 per hour
· 2 Permanent, 920 East Ave, Mississauga, Ontario
Please apply by e-mail, only, with an application or resume and a covering letter (PDF format preferred) saved as JOB ID – First Last Name, clearly, completely and concisely showing how you meet what we are looking for, and quoting Job ID 190916 (File No. OCWA-275-22-SP), by Tuesday, November 29, 2022, to:
Ontario Clean Water Agency Hiring Manager: George Kairys
Attention: Leslie Zubilewich
Only those applicants selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
Ontario Clean Water Agency is an equal opportunity employer
We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code
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