- Performs skilled tasks in installation, maintenance, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and repair of interior and exterior wiring systems, transformers, switching equipment, relays, motors, lights and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment for City facilities and parks
- Lays out, assembles, installs, repairs, maintains, connects and tests electrical/electronic systems/equipment
- Prepares sketches and specifications, maintains accurate records, requisitions materials, completes written reports by hand or computer (as directed)
- May oversee the work of contractors and provides work direction and training to other staff to ensure compliance to standards and specifications
- Receives daily work orders and organizes work in order to complete in an expeditious manner, including determining the necessary materials and equipment
- Utilizes a variety of tools/equipment and is responsible for their maintenance
- Performs a variety of skilled work not requiring the services of other licensed trades
- Travels to various work locations and operate pickup, van, aerial tower and/or lifts, radial boom derrick (RBD under 7200 kg), and other vehicles requiring up to a “DZ” provincial license, for repair; installation and maintenance of electrical systems in facilities and parks
- Performs work in adverse work environments, including year round outdoor conditions, confined space using appropriate safety devices and procedures
- Contacts governing authorities to obtain permits, inspections, disconnects and reconnects
- Performs other work as assigned
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
- Must possess and be able to maintain a current Certificate of Qualification as an Electrician in accordance with the regulations enforced in the Province of Ontario. (Ont. Reg. 32, Class 309A (Electrical).
- Considerable experience in a wide range of electrical systems including maintenance, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and repair of interior and exterior wiring systems, transformers, switching equipment, relays, motors, lights and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
- Must possess or be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “D” Driver’s License and possess and/or qualify for the applicable City equipment operating permits and requirements and maintain in good standing with “Z” endorsement.
You must also have:
- Extensive knowledge of the theory and practice of electricity and good working knowledge up to 600 volt equipment and circuits, including polyphase circuits.
- Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, building and electrical codes, and all regulations that apply to this work.
- Ability to perform maintenance and repair work relating but not limited to electrical/electronic components of heating, cooling, lighting and ventilation systems.
- Ability to read plans and make sketches.
- Ability to maintain accurate records and to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
- Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex systems.
- Ability to provide work direction and training to others.
- Must possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with public, staff, and external agencies/service providers.
- Must have computer skills or agree to be trained and be able to apply the needed skills.
- With the appropriate safety precautions, must be able to tolerate heights, dust, noisy and odorous conditions and be able to work in all weather conditions.
- Must be able to work in confined space and have knowledge of applicable regulations.
- Must be able to work from an aerial device (tower and/or lift).
- Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime.
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