Engineer C (South West Area)

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Engineer C (South West Area)

Date Posted: 05/12/2022
Req ID: 24177
Faculty/Division: Asst VP - Operations & Services
Department: F.&S. Utilities -06
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Under the direction of the Manager, Mechanical Operations and Maintenance and/or leadership of the Lead Hand Engineer, the incumbent is responsible for the operations and maintenance in the building (s) assigned where a Fourth (4th) Class Operating Engineer Certificate is required either by law or due to the complexity of the operation and /or critical services provided for building environment and Faculty. The engineer is responsible for the safe and economical operation and maintenance of all mechanical and associated equipment and services in his/her area of responsibility.

Typical Duties:

The following illustrative tasks indicate the level of skill required and the extent of responsibility involved in this job; they in no way limit the incumbent to the tasks indicated:

  • regular rounds to check mechanical equipment and perform needed mechanical services;
  • ensures continuous effi ciency of all mechanical equipment services and faculty equipment;
  • provides running maintenance by checking lube levels of compressors and adjustments to all equipment andcontrols serving areas such as computer rooms, laboratories, classrooms, offi ces, special faculty cold rooms/ warm rooms, etc.;
  • answers and reacts promptly to all trouble calls or alarms from buildings;
  • reviews computer printouts and alarms and takes appropriate action;
  • co-ordinates and/or assists outside contractors and University of Toronto Trades Services when work isperformed during shift;
  • recommends major repairs;
  • housekeeping: painting, sweeping fl oors, cleaning piping, boilers and equipment;
  • responds to off duty calls to correct emergency situations and problems; and
  • maintains daily log sheets on operating equipment and records all important events that occur during shift.

Education: High School graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience plus a Fourth (4th) ClassOperating Engineer Certifi cation valid in the Province of Ontario.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year operating engineer’s experience. Must have a good working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment, including refrigeration, heating (e.g. boilers) and airhandling systems, and ability to comprehend and apply environmental control principles. Must have basic electrical knowledge. Basic proficiency in standard office computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel,Windows OS) and familiarity with computerized Building Automation Systems or other computerized control systems.

Other: Must have: good diagnostic and record keeping skills, the ability to communicate eff ectively (both orallyand written), strong customer service skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others. BuildingEnvironmental Systems Certifi cate an asset.

Shift Details:Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day (40 hours per week), 8:00am - 4:30pm

Hourly Rate: $34.99

Closing Date: 05/24/2022,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Hourly
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: 03U - Job Rate: $34.99/hr
Job Category: Engineering / Technical

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].

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