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Park Worker Trades (Equipment Technician)

Park Worker Trades (Equipment Technician)

Competition Number 
INF-120-17
Department 
Infrastructure & Operations
Posting Category 
Open
Division 
Engineering & Operations
Job Type 
Temporary Full-Time
Number of Positions 
1
Affiliation 
CUPE Local 87
Site 
Parks - North
Location 
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
Min 
CAD $25.95/Hr.
Max 
CAD $25.95/Hr.
Pay Band 
N/A
Posted Date 
12/8/2017
Post End Date 
12/18/2017
Effective Date 
April 26, 2004
Supersedes Date 
January 13, 1989

More information about this job

General Information:

 

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

 

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

 

Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.

 

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the general supervision of the Director of Golf Services/ Supervisor – Parks Operations North, performs maintenance and repairs to small motors, tools, and equipment operated by the City of Thunder Bay.

 

MAJOR TASKS:

  1. Repairs and maintains all small motors, tools, and equipment including hydraulics, diesel, and gas-powered equipment.
  2. Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
  3. Maintains a preventative maintenance program on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
  4. Maintains a complete set of records including materials used, hours worked, etc. for each piece of equipment required.
  5. Cleans and maintains shop working area.
  6. Provides technical guidance and assistance to staff regarding preventative maintenance and the proper cleaning and safe operation of equipment.
  7. Sharpens, adjusts, and repairs all reel mowers as required.
  8. Performs other related duties as may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:     

 

Education/Experience:

  • Secondary school graduation together with a certificate in small engine repair or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and proficiency level
  • Knowledge and work experience with diesel engine repair, hydraulics, turf equipment, electrical systems is required
  • Knowledge of welding would be an asset
  • Must be able to acquire the ability to sharpen and adjust reel to bedknife mowers with training
  • Must be competent within the meaning of Occupational Health and Safety Act (as amended) and be capable of issuing clearly understandable written and oral instructions

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s licence and be able to obtain driver certification from the City of Thunder Bay