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Mechanic Technician

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Author pmnationtalk
Date December 6, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $26.82 - Per Hour
Location Brantford, ON
Category Technician
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8565
Apply By : 12/7/2017
Position Title : Mechanic Technician
Department : Facilites and Asset Management
Job Type : Full-time, Continuing
Campus : Brantford
Reports To : Manager, Facilities Operations
Position Summary : At Laurier, we are a community. It’s what brings our students here and what keeps our people here.

As an educational institution, we inspire lives of leadership and purpose in our student community. As an employer, we seek, foster and value the same qualities of leadership and purpose in our employee community.

We currently have an opportunity to join the Laurier community as a Mechanic Technician.

Reporting directly to the Manager, Facilities Operation, under the day to day direction of the leadhand, the incumbent performs a variety of tasks related to the installation, maintenance and repair of University buildings, equipment and systems, as well as assisting skilled trades as required. May participate in other duties related to Facilities Operations.

Flexibility in hours of work will be required to work evenings and/or weekends to accommodate work volume. Adequate notice will be provided.

Accountabilities :

 

  • Respects and responds to direction given by leadhand/manager;
  • Contributes and participates in the effective use of the Quality Control System;
  • Accesses, monitors and controls Building Automation Systems;
  • Performs daily maintenance checks on operational equipment/mechanical rooms, completes minor repairs and reports any abnormalities;
  • Makes leadhand/manager aware of any damage noted to building equipment;
  • Assists skilled trades staff as required;
  • Responds to routine and emergency trades related service calls as an initial response;
  • Assists with access control distribution and administration as required, i.e. preparing fob and key packages and associated record keeping;
  • Initiates, coordinates and collaborates with outside service providers and other bodies/agencies with which the University deals;
  • Cleans boiler rooms, mechanical rooms, electrical rooms, etc on a regular basis;
  • Tests and controls water systems and related equipment, i.e. water softeners, boilers, etc.;
  • Performs preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems i.e., belts, filters and lubrication;
  • Performs life safety regulatory inspections and repairs, i.e. emergency eyewash and showers; fire extinguishers;
  • Performs plumbing installations and repairs, i.e. toilets, showers/tubs, sinks, drains, where certification is not required and it is within the training and limitations of the incumbent;
  • Performs carpentry installations and repairs, i.e. drywall, carpeting, ceiling tile, where certification is not required and it is within the training and limitations of the incumbent;
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting, installations and repairs where certification is not required and it is within the training and limitations of the incumbent;
  • Performs locksmith related installations and repairs, i.e. doors, locks, closers, hardware, where certification is not required and it is within the training and limitations of the incumbent;
  • Performs painting and patching across campus, orders materials as required;
  • Performs furniture repairs, orders parts as required;
  • Assists with setups and furniture removal/relocation as required;
  • Completes appliance repairs where certification is not required and it is within the training and limitations of the incumbent;
  • Understands and complies with all Departmental Policies and Procedures;
  • Operates equipment in accordance with safe operating procedures and reports any required repairs and servicing to the leadhand/manager immediately;
  • Prepares any reports required for control, audit or reporting purposes;
  • Performs other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations;
  • Required to be on call as necessary.
Qualifications :
  • Must possess a current Gas Tech III Certificate, or have the ability to obtain one within a set period of time;
  • Relevant experience and education in building HVAC, maintenance, equipment and repair;
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability to perform minor repairs to equipment;
  • Must possess a valid Class-G Ontario Driver’s license;
  • Computer literacy, e.g. use of control systems, University computer system, e-mail etc;
  • Team work – ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision. Shares information with team members. Is collaborative in dealing with customers and fellow employees;
  • Customer focused – responds promptly to customer needs. Uses customer information to improve service. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers;
  • Receptive to change – can adapt to changing circumstances. Makes suggestions for improvement;
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current;
  • Respects diversity – treats others with respect. Is understanding of others. Avoids unnecessary conflict;
  • Managing self – exhibits a strong sense of own capabilities. Demonstrates honesty, integrity and ethical conduct. Accepts ownership and accountability for own actions:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with leadhand/manager, co-workers and customers.

Salary : $26.82 per hour

Salary Notes : Hours of Work: This position is Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, 35 hours per week. Flexibility in hours of work will be required to adjust shift schedules including evenings and/or weekends to accommodate work volume. Adequate notice will be provided.

Please Note : Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier’s Employee Success Factors.

Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at jbecker@wlu.ca. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Diversity and Equity Office at diversity@wlu.ca. We have strived to make our application process accessible however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at 519-884-1970 ext.2007 or hr@wlu.ca.

 

 

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