Assistant Project Supervisor, Mechanical/Electrical

$84,425 - $101,298 yearly
  • Toronto District School Board
  • 15 Oakburn Cres
  • Nov 24, 2022
Contract Administrative Support

Job Description

No.:  SCH II- 22-0323NTE

POSTED:  November 24, 2022

DEADLINE: 12:00 noon:  December 9, 2022


Assistant Project Supervisor, Mechanical/Electrical

1-   Term Position

 Facility Services

Schedule II, Level 7

(Non-Union – 12 Month)

$84,425 - $101, 298


It is anticipated that the Term assignment will end on August 31, 2024


The Toronto District School Board adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices


Reporting to a designated Manager, the Assistant Project Supervisor, Mechanical/Electrical will be responsible for the supervision of district wide construction projects in designated discipline (Mechanical/Electrical).


The Assistant Project Supervisor, Mechanical/Electrical will:

·         Work closely with the Project Supervisor to ensure that established schedules and approved budgets are maintained;

·         Supervise and provide leadership to a multi-disciplinary team; and

·         Ensure safety procedures are in place in accordance with engineering standards and building regulations.


Summary of Duties:

Ø  Supervise district wide construction projects in designated discipline i.e. Mechanical/Electrical;

Ø  Establish client requirements through meetings with Principals and Superintendents;

Ø  Liaise with Project Supervisors, Facility Team Leaders, Maintenance Team Leaders and trade staff;

Ø  Ensure acceptable standards are developed, standardized and followed;

Ø  Optimize the use of allocated resources, including the planning, delivery and evaluation of services;

Ø  Administer the acquisition, distribution and use of resources;

Ø  Supervise the scheduling and completion work utilizing SAP PS system and SAP PM work order management;

Ø  Supervise and lead a  multi-disciplinary team;

Ø  Participate in interviews and make recommendations in the hiring of staff;

Ø  Prepare performance reviews and evaluations, provide solutions to enhance performance, and determine disciplinary action where appropriate;

Ø  Work closely with the Project Supervisor to resolve labour relations related issues, in accordance with collective agreement provisions, policies and procedures, and in consultation with Employee Services;

Ø  Plan staffing needs and requirements to ensure acceptable service levels;

Ø  Maintain appropriate standards of service;

Ø  Promote continuous improvement in service delivery processes;

Ø  Ensure applicable work processes are documented and followed and inspect work to ensure outcomes meet stated objectives;

Ø  Prepare and communicate construction project schedule reports to various stakeholders;

Ø  Attend and participate in meetings and establish networks for information sharing;

Ø  Negotiate service levels, resources and commitment;

Ø  Manage project budget, including the monitoring of expenditures, investigating variances and the analysis monthly expenditure reports;

Ø  Promote safe work practices and ensure compliance with all applicable legislation including the Health and Safety Act, WSIB;

Ø  Monitor and recommend training programs for staff;

Ø  Ensure licenses are up to date for in-house staff;

Ø  Provide leadership in fostering equity and inclusiveness in the development and implementation of programs and services; and

Ø  Other duties as assigned.



Ø  Three year community college diploma in Electrical/Mechanical  Engineering technology with five years of relevant experience within a large multi-site, multi-union environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

Ø  Strong construction project management skills;

Ø  Experience evaluating construction documents and monitoring costs;

Ø  Demonstrated ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with others;

Ø  Conflict resolution and mediation skills;

Ø  Understanding and working knowledge of related policies, procedures and collective agreement provisions, government regulations, legislation and building codes;

Ø  Proven ability to communicate effectively with staff, stakeholders, outside contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and Union representatives;

Ø  Experience administering contracts with contractors;

Ø  Successful supervisory experience including leadership, mentoring and team building skills;

Ø  Strong organization and problem solving skills; 

Ø  Proven ability in promoting equitable practices which value inclusiveness and diversity; and

Ø  Proficient computer skills, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, work order management system (SAP PM,) Auto Cad, email, Internet.


Special Requirements:

Ø  Provision of own vehicle for Board business.

Ø Requires regular travel across the TDSB. 

Ø  Available on call evenings and weekends to respond to issues and  emergency situations

Ø  Requires wearing safety equipment (e.g., safety shoes, hard hats) when visiting construction sites.



Ø  Membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technician or Technologist;


Work Year:  12 months


Location:    15 Oakburn Cres



Please note:

Applications must be submitted:

1.          in résumé form with a covering letter to:

2.          with competition # SCH II- 22-0323NTE in the subject line

3.          Apply no later than 12:00 noon on December 9, 2022.


Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be acknowledged in writing.


The Toronto District School Board is deeply committed to promoting Truth, Reconciliation and the rights of Indigenous peoples, Human Rights, Equity and Anti-Racism, and the elimination of Oppressive Practices, in our schools, our workplace and in the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all individuals including those with varied lived experiences that can contribute to the diversification of the workforce at TDSB.


We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities.  Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.