$27.10 - $29.40 hourly
  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • W. Ross Macdonald School, Brant Avenue, Brantford, ON, Canada
  • May 11, 2022
Full-Time Maintenance and Facilities

Job Description

Apply By: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT


Organization: Ministry of Education

Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

City: Brantford

Job Term: 1 Permanent

Job Code: 93006 - Mtce Mechanic 3

Salary: $27.10  - $29.40 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Understanding the job ad - definitions

Posting Status: Open

Job ID: 181214

Apply Online
View Job Description

The Ministry of Education, W. Ross Macdonald School requires an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to join our team.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• operate, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain all heating, ventilation and other associated electromechanical devices/subsystems;
• replace and repair components;
• respond to service calls;
• complete and maintain appropriate logs/records; and
• assist with other maintenance activities/special projects as assigned.

How do I qualify?

You have:
• Gas Fitter 2 license

Technical Skills:
• You have thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience in the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and associated instrumentation and control systems to efficiently operate and maintain said systems including performing routine inspections, preventative maintenance and minor repairs (i.e. belt changing/tensioning, bearing replacements, recalibrations, replace/repair pumps, bearings, blowers, motors, valves, solenoids, timers, gauges, thermostats, repairing and installation of gas appliances, charging and evacuating AC/refrigeration units and repairing, inspecting boilers, etc.)
• You have knowledge of institutional and commercial building electrical systems (low and high voltage systems)
• You have good mechanical aptitude and experience performing routine general maintenance inspections, preventative maintenance and minor repairs (including basic welding)
• You have experience maintaining accurate and complete records including work order, preventative maintenance logs, service tags, chemical usage records, inventory records, warranty information and inputting same into computer.

Other essential skills:
• You are able to interpret and apply a variety of related policies, procedures and legislation such as Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, building codes/fire codes, local by-laws etc.
• You have good interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
• You have organizational, time management, analytical and problem solving skills

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:


  • 1 Permanent, 350 Brant Ave, Brantford, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check

Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule: 4.7
Category: Maintenance and Trades

Posted on: Wednesday, May 11, 2022


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • W-EU-181214/22

The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

How to apply:

  • You must apply online.
  • Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  • Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  • Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  • OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  • If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service.  Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Remember:  The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 26, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening, or an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario's Human Rights Code.

Apply Online