Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm which includes a 30 minute unpaid meal break.
This position includes an excellent benefits package; 3 weeks vacation to start and OMERS Pension Plan.
Reporting to the Assistant Supervisor of Maintenance Services and under the general direction of the Crew Chief Preventative Maintenance, the Mechanical Tradesperson / Millwright ensures building components are maintained by installing, operating and repairing mechanical equipment; ensuring work is performed in a safe and effective manner, complying with OCDSB and legislative standards and codes; ensuring Board vehicles, equipment and tools are properly maintained; performing other related duties to ensure that properties, facilities, and equipment are properly maintained.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures building and equipment are maintained; ensures work performed in Board buildings is completed in a safe and effective manner; ensures compliance with Board/Legislative standards and codes; ensures Board vehicle and tools are properly maintained
Knowledge of and continual upgrading of relevant codes and legislation (Acts and Regulations), new materials, equipment, products, methods and procedures. Knowledge of Locking Out and Tagging procedures. Interpersonal and communication skills required to liaise with coworkers, plant supervisors, chief custodians, and other Board personnel to gather information regarding problems, order and purchase supplies/materials; listening skills required to understand explanations of problems and how equipment is functioning, must have a good understanding of fluid mechanics (hydraulic/pneumatic) and all components involved etc. Initiative and judgment are required to make decisions such as methods of repair and equipment/supplies needed, prioritizing work orders; organization skills to prioritize work and reschedule activities due to emergency calls; ability to use a variety of tools, e.g., drills, voltage and multi meter, pipe wrenches; ability to report code violations, complete forms such as daily logs and work order sheets; ability to calculate formulae for volume and material costing, etc. Ability to use electronic mail system and computer maintenance management system and to work with minimum supervision.
This knowledge would normally be obtained through completion of secondary school diploma and:
a valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification 433A Millwright, or
Valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification 313A Refrigeration Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic ( Note: this position does not require use of the refrigeration component of the trade license) or equivalent will be considered and
a minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial or commercial maintenance.
The incumbent must keep all relevant licenses current and take approved training courses as required. The incumbent must have a valid Ontario Class G driver's license.
APPLICATION PROCESS - Apply to Education
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves.
Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.