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Operator Mechanic
Operator Mechanic

Do you want to be part of a team providing safe and reliable drinking water to thousands of Ontarians each day?

Does the thought of an office job bore you? If you answered yes to these questions, you may be exactly who we're looking for!

Become a water/wastewater professional with OCWA today!

Who We Are

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.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will use your skills to operate and maintain the water and wastewater facilities within the Northeastern Ontario Region.

Location: Kirkland Lake

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

- Class 2 Water and Wastewater Treatment, Class 2 Water distribution, Wastewater Collection.
- A lesser qualified candidate may be considered as an under-fill minimum 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.
- Should a successful applicant be employed as an underfill Operator, he/she will be required to write and pass the required Class 1 certification exams or Ground Water subsystem within 1 year from their start date.
- Must be available for overtime and ability to be on-call after regular working hours as part of a rotation.
- Valid Class G driver's licence.
- The successful candidate must be able to respond to on-call within a reasonable period of time.
- Distribution experience and knowledge of distribution/collection line repair and installation is preferable.

Knowledge

- Good knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes to operate the facilities.
- Good knowledge of piping repair and installation practices.
- Working experience/knowledge of the skilled trades for the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures, including, but not limited to, the following skills: basic electrical repair, welding, plumbing.
- Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water and wastewater operations and maintenance; health and safety procedures/WHMIS.
- Good knowledge of the relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water and wastewater operations and maintenance, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and health and safety procedures.
- Knowledge of basic mathematics and chemistry to make calculations for chemical and operating processes.
- Ability to interpret maintenance manuals, blueprints and other technical specifications; use and storage of industrial chemicals.
- Familiarity with computers, including monitoring and operating systems.
- Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems would be an asset.
Skills and Ability
- Analytical, problem-solving, planning and scheduling skills required to effectively inspect, operate and monitor the facilities processes and equipment.
- Ability to perform routine preventive maintenance; take samples, interpret results and make process control adjustments to resolve operating issues.
- Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with a variety of people, including coworkers, clients, suppliers, while keeping accurate logs and writing reports.
- Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative.
- Ability to perform manual labour.

Salary Range: $23.47 - $26.10 per hour, plus pay for certification

Additional information:

- 1 Permanent, Kirkland Lake, North Region

Please apply by e-mail, only, with an application or resume and a covering letter clearly, completely and concisely showing how you meet what we are looking for, and quoting OCWA-32-19-FCS (Job ID 133727), by Wednesday, March 20, 2019, to:
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Attention: Anthony Danis
E-mail: adanis@ocwa.com

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

www.ocwa.com
Industry 1:Government and Military
Category:Installation/Maintenance/Repair
Occupation:General/Other: Installation/Maintenance/Repair
Title:Operator Mechanic
Type:Employee
Level:Entry Level
Status:Full Time
Currency:CAD
Job City:Kirkland Lake
Company:Ontario Clean Water Agency
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