2 Regular Full-time & 1 Temporary Full-time (up to 24 months) positions – Hamilton, ON
If you’re a qualified Industrial Mechanic Millwright that excels at planning, organizing and implementing work pertaining to breakdown and preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment, your skills and expertise are in demand by Hamilton Water.
Self-motivated and demonstrating a strong teamworking skillset, you’ll perform all duties required by the trade of an Industrial Millwright, including, but not limited to, troubleshooting, repair, and operational and basic predictive and preventative mechanical maintenance duties on associated installations for Hamilton’s water and wastewater treatment facilities and outstations.
As a Millwright, you must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be prepared to work at computer terminals, as well as at heights and in confined spaces. These positions will also involve exposure to varying climatic conditions, and potential exposure to trace amounts of treatment chemicals, sludge, water and wastewater.
Your qualifications as a Millwright include:
- A valid 433A Industrial Mechanic Millwright Certificate of Qualification with extensive experience in the water/wastewater industry or in large industrial plants such as manufacturing and/or utilities.
- Training, certification and experience in metal fabrication, MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding, TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding, stick welding, maintenance machining, and pipe threading/pipe fitting, an asset.
- Proven knowledge, experience, and proficiency in using maintenance programs and routines related to water and wastewater treatment equipment or large mechanical industrial process equipment, including pumps, gearboxes and valves.
- Ability to obtain by examination, or current possession of:
- Operator-in-Training Wastewater Treatment Certificate of Competency
- Operator-in-Training Wastewater Collection Certificate of Competency
- Operator-in-Training Water Treatment Certificate of Competency
- Operator-in-Training Water Distribution Certificate of Competency
These licences must be obtained within a period of 120 working days commencing from date of employment in the position to continue employment in this position.
- Ability to obtain within the required time frame:
- A Level I Wastewater Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
- A Level I Wastewater Collection Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
- A Level I Water Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
- A Level I Water Distribution Operation, Certificate of Competency
- Self-motivation with a strong teamworking skillset, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent ability to plan, organize and implement work pertaining to breakdown and preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment.
- Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations, and by-laws affecting the department/section (e.g. Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations, Environmental Protection Act, and Safe Drinking Water Act).
- Ability to wear and maintain self-contained breathing apparatus and to pass a full face mask fit test, in order to be able to perform this job function.
- Ability to report on-call outside normal work hours and to various work sites.
- A high level of computer skills in the use of software applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, & Outlook), and asset management applications such as Hansen and Enterprise Asset Management.
- Excellent hand/eye coordination and sufficient physical strength and ability to independently and repeatedly lift, move, pull, push, bend, reach, grip, step, walk, twist, climb, squat and carry objects weighing up to 23 Kg (50 lbs).
- Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
Must possess and maintain a Class "G" (or better) Driver's Licence valid in the Province of Ontario and a point-free driving record and/or a record found to be satisfactory to the City of Hamilton, and be able to maintain same.
As a condition of employment, the successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check, at their own expense, prior to beginning work in this position.
These HOWEA Water Treatment Plant positions offer a wage range of $36.060 to $37.720 per hour (based on a 40-hour work week schedule).
About the City of Hamilton
Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.
For full details and to apply
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careersfor details on these Millwright positions, JOB ID #16507, and to apply online, by Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.
The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Permanent
Salary: $36.00-$37.00 per hour
- Millwright: 1 year (Preferred)