Operator/Mechanic

Division: 
Conveyance Services Group
Location: 

3392 Wonderland Road South, London

Job Term: 
1 Permanent and 1 Contract position (6 month) with possibility of extension
Job Code: 
Waste and Water Project Operator 1 (40402)
Salary: 
$23.24 - $25.84 per hour (plus pay for certification)
Posting Status: 
OPEN
File No: 
OCWA-90-18-CSG
Job ID: 
125085
Closing Date: 
July 16, 2018

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!

In this role, you will use your skills to operate, maintain, and deliver safe water distribution and wastewater collection services.

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.
  • Work with the partner of choice for more communities than any other water and wastewater service organization in Ontario for over 20 years.
  • Work with an organization committed to innovation and advanced technology.
  • A defined benefit pension plan.
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits including for adoptive parents.
  • Comprehensive Health Plan.
  • Life and Disability Insurance.

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 we are looking for

Mandatory

  • Class 1 certification in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment, and Wastewater Collection
  • May consider lesser qualified candidates as underfill - 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.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license.
  • Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours.

Required Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of water and wastewater treatment facilities to operate the facilities.
  • Working experience/knowledge of the skilled trades for the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures, including basic electrical repair, welding, plumbing, millwright, gasfitting and steamfitting.
  • Good 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.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and chemistry to make calculations for chemical and operating processes.
  • Knowledge of maintenance manuals, blueprints and other technical specifications; use and storage of industrial chemicals.
  • Familiarity with computers, including monitoring and operating systems.

Required Skills and Abilities include

  • Analytical, problem-solving, planning and scheduling skills to inspect, operate and monitor the facilities processes and equipment, and perform routine preventive maintenance; take samples of the water and/or wastewater chemicals to make process control adjustments; resolve operating issues.
  • Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with a variety of staff, clients, suppliers, keep logs and complete reports. Proven oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative.
  • Ability to perform manual labour.

How to Apply

1. You must apply by e-mail.
2. You must show how you meet what we are looking for clearly, completely and concisely; we rely on the
information you provide to us.
3. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
4. Send application/resume with covering letter (PDF format preferred)

Send application/resume with covering letter (PDF format preferred) to:

Ontario Clean Water Agency
Attention: Kirupa Keshvan, Administrative Assistant
Email: kkeshvan@ocwa.com

Ontario Clean Water Agency is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

The Ontario Clean Water Agency is an agency of the Province of Ontario, reporting to the Ministry of the Environment. As the largest provider of water and
wastewater services in Canada, we manage over 800 facilities from small well systems and lagoons to large water and wastewater treatment plants. Consider this
opportunity if you are a motivated, team oriented individual seeking a career in the water and wastewater industry.

Note: Thank you for your interest, we will contact you only if we choose you for further screening or an interview.