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Machinist Journeyperson (Millwright) - Temp

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Machinist Journeyperson (Millwright) - Temp

Date Posted: 06/28/2022
Req ID: 25527
Faculty/Division: Asst VP - Operations & Services
Department: Facilities & Services Department
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Under general supervision, the incumbent performs a variety of millwright work in the area of responsibility.


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:

  • Must ensure that you work ethically, safely, doing exceptionally high quality of workmanship
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings, orthographic, pictorial and schematic
  • Must be able to use a variety of measuring tools, hand tools and power tools
  • Millwrights frequently lift and move heavy, awkward equipment. Rigging and hoisting abilities are a must.
  • Maintaining prime movers, including all related attachments such as gears, belt pulleys and sheaves or chain sprockets, including the maintenance or replacement of bearings and bearing housings
  • Maintenance and rebuilding of pumps, motors and fans including gas turbines including all associated equipment.
  • Maintenance of Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems and equipment
  • Must be able to arc weld
  • Other related duties as required.


EDUCATION: High school graduate. Must hold a valid Ontario Industrial Mechanic Millwright Certificate of Qualification (Red Seal); working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it pertains to Trade Regulations (industrial & construction), and WHMIS.

EXPERIENCE: Experience working with machines, tools and equipment associated with a Millwright duties, competent in welding and fabricating skills. Must have mechanical and mathematical aptitude to calculate dimensions and tolerances. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Outlook; Computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is preferred.

OTHER: Ability to prepare sketches and read and interpret drawings, schematics and specifications; Must have physical ability to perform duties as described; strong problem-solving and customer service skills; tact, diplomacy and discretion; good communication skills (verbal and written) and a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; ability to keep up-to-date with changing technology and techniques that are congruent to the trade.

Note: This is a temporary opportunity lasting approximately 9 months and there are 2 positions available.

Closing Date: 07/08/2022,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Hourly
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: Not Applicable to this Requisition
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement

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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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.


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We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.


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