Location: Brantford/ Thunder Bay Office
Closing Date: Until Filled
The mandate of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is to provide engineering and technical advisory services to all Unaffiliated First Nations and Tribal Councils in Ontario. The OFNTSC requires the services of a HUB Manager.
As a member of the OFNTSC team you will report to the Director of Engineering and Infrastructure Services. The duties and responsibilities of the Hub Manager include:
The administration and supervision of maintenance for Unaffiliated First Nations Water Treatment Plants and associated subsystems, including the development, implementation, coordination, and maintenance of a comprehensive Preventative Maintenance Plan for all associated infrastructure and equipment.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assess onsite Unaffiliated First Nation Operational staffing needs, make recommendations on organizational structure, participate in recruitment processes, and make effective hiring decisions.
- Supervises OFNTSC HUB staff including making decisions towards staff development, performance management/review, coaching/mentoring, health & safety and discipline decisions.
- Creates complex and integrated work plans and schedules to achieve maintenance and service objectives, incorporating elements that include routine preventative maintenance, major and minor repairs and overhauls, process and equipment commissioning, special projects and related factors; conduct logistical evaluations to determine optimal methods of service and repair delivery.
- Utilizes maintenance management planning systems, historical records, and other related data to forecast labour, materials and supplies, facility space, time, tool and other resources requirements; identifies resource constraints and develops plan priority and schedule adjustments on the basis of the analysis.
- Develops and maintains infrastructure budget; assists the OFNTSC HUB Water & Wastewater Process Technicians in the development of the First Nations’ operational and capital budgets.
- Ensures safety regulations, programs, and procedures are adhered to; coordinates plant safety meetings as required.
- Designated as Operator in Charge (OIC), participates in the on-call duties associated with the WTP and subsystems emergency response protocol; assumes the duties of the Operator as the Overall Responsibility (ORO) as required.
- Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.
Education and Experience: A Class III certificate of competency for Water Treatment as per the regulations of the Ontario Water Resources Act O. Reg. 170/03 or alternatively a Professional Engineer registered in the Province of Ontario. Proven experience in Asset Management and industrial maintenance programs. A minimum of five years-experience, with administrative and supervisory skills preferably in a First Nation or Municipal sector.
Skills/Abilities: Must have proven experience in the operation of computers and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems. Must have proven decision-making abilities and excellent communication and report writing skills. Must be capable of interpreting construction drawings and maintenance/operations manuals. Must possess and maintain a valid Class “G” Ontario Drivers License, or equivalent. Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and be capable of issuing clearly understandable verbal and written instructions.
Conditions of Employment;
Must obtain and/or maintain a Class III certificate of competency for Water Treatment as per the regulations of the Ontario Water Resources Act O. Reg. 170/03 within 1 year; Must have at least five years of progressive proven full-time maintenance experience in Provincially regulated Water Treatment Systems; Ability to travel to Unaffiliated First Nations extensively.
Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “HUB MANAGER” and send your cover letter and resume with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_MANAGER 2021] to: [email protected]
Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation
195 Henry Street, Building #4, Unit #3
Brantford, Ontario, N3S 5C9
We thank all applicants, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted.