Ottawa Poolworks - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Mechanical Installations Technician will report to the General Manager or Head Technician and will complete construction projects as directed. This is a physically demanding position that entails working indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions performing various tasks in an industrial setting.


  • Demolishing, building, renovating and servicing commercial swimming pools and spas, fountains and water features
  • Ceramic tile application, painting, masonry work, cement parging, concrete tile repair, soldering and demolition, plumbing, water chemistry
  • Construction tools, construction equipment, and learning & operating pool automation equipment.
  • Applying trade specific skills daily and ongoing


  • 3+ years of experience in trade/construction setting
  • 3+ years of mechanical installations experience
  • Canadian Citizen and/or possess applicable Work Visa & S.I.N. card
  • Physically fit and able to handle heavy industrial work
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently
  • Ability to take initiative and follow tasks through to completion with minimal supervision
  • Ability to crisis manage, and problem solve effectively
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills, and attention to detail
  • Must be extremely dependable and reliable
  • Valid driver’s license & clean driver’s abstract
  • Ability to meet deadlines


  • Must be able to work 6-day work weeks and very long hours during peak seasons (April to early July and mid-Aug through to end of October)
  • Start times between 7:30-8:00am
  • Integration into weekend on-call schedule
  • Working indoors and outdoors in all types of weather
  • Heavy lifting
  • Steel toe footwear is mandatory, company uniform provided

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.00 to $30.00 / hour

Job Location: Ottawa East (Sheffield & Walkley Road)

Required Education: High school or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 to $30.00 /hour