Millwright (GL MAM-09)
Federal Public Service
Mission (British Columbia)
1d ago

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request special accommodation.

All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.

As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

An inventory advertisement allows a continuous intake of applications, over as long a period as desired. This inventory has no closing date, although one may be added in the future.

Once a candidate has submitted their application it will stay active in the inventory (assuming it meets the essential screening criteria) for 180 days.

At the end of that period, candidates will need to refresh their application to ensure it stays active in the inventory.

15 days prior to the end of the 180 day period, candidates will receive a notice to their applicant profile instructing them that their application will expire unless it is refreshed.

Candidates are also able to withdraw their application from the inventory anytime they desire.

If you are found unsuccessful during any point of the process, your application will not be considered again until 60 days has elapsed from the date of your elimination notification.

After 60 days, you may submit a new application.

Since this process is being used to staff positions in British Columbia, it is important that you ONLY indicate your true locations of interest as well as fully complete all screening questions.

Work environment

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-

abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.

Intent of the process

A qualified pool of candidates will be established and may be used to staff current and future indeterminate and temporary vacancies for similar positions.

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


  • A secondary school diploma or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma;
  • or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience.


    Possession of a valid Provincial Certificate of Trade Qualification or Inter-provincial standard (Red Seal) Endorsement as an Industrial Mechanic / Millwright or related trade such as metal fabricator, sheet metal worker, welder, machinist and / or heavy duty equipment technician.


    Experience installing, operating and maintaining commercial or institutional equipment / machinery such as :

  • Compressors;
  • Walk-in coolers and freezers; and / or
  • Metal working equipment, machinery, and tools
  • Experience interpreting construction plans, equipment schematics, specifications and maintenance manuals.

    If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


    Successful completion of any continuing education courses relevant to facility maintenance or workplace safety.


    Completion of a Certificate or Diploma program, or apprenticeship accreditation program leading to qualification as a :

  • Building Services Technician, or
  • Systems Maintenance Technician, or
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician, or
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician, or
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technician.
  • Qualified under the Boiler and Pressure Vessel regulations of the Province of employment to operate all the employer’s hot water and / or low pressure steam boilers.

    Other certifications such as journeyman accreditation or diploma relevant to facility maintenance


    Experience with Oxy / Acetylene, SMAG and AC / DC welding and cutting equipment.

    Experience troubleshooting system failures and malfunctions to initiate or propose solutions.

    Experience installing, operating and maintaining commercial or institutional equipment / machinery such as :

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems;
  • Boilers;
  • Gate operators and locking mechanisms.
  • Experience working with Computer Maintenance Management Systems, Building Automation or Management Control Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).

    Experience performing metal work and metal fabrication, such as basic welding, brazing, soldering, cutting, grinding and bending.

    Experience working in a correctional, industrial or institutional environment.

    The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)


    Knowledge of workplace health and safety.

    Knowledge of the applicable codes and regulations relevant to the installation, operations and maintenance of building mechanical systems.


    Ability to interpret blueprints / drawings.

    Ability to plan and prioritize work.

    Ability to effectively communicate orally.

    Ability to effectively communicate in writing.


    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


    CSC is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population we serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, selection may be limited to candidates self-

    identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups : Aboriginal Persons, Visible Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities.

    Placement of Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) employees affected by workforce adjustment.


    Requirement to occasionally work on evenings, week-ends, and / or holidays.

    Willingness to work overtime, shifts or on standby.

    Willingness to work with and / or instruct inmates where applicable.

    Willingness to visit or work from different locations.

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance

    Valid Drivers Licence.

    Requirement to lift and carry items weighing up to 23 kg utilizing basic safe lifting techniques.

    Other information

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.

    We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.

    Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

    The application process includes screening questions that will be used as part of the assessment. We cannot make assumptions about your qualifications.

    It is important that candidates clearly demonstrate how and why they meet the qualifications, giving detailed examples for each element.

    As such, it is imperative that candidates adequately complete the screening questionnaire.

    Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts emails from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).

    Should your email address change during the process, it is your responsibility to inform us and to regularly verify your e-mails.

    Only applications received online will be accepted. Please communicate with the contact person to discuss alternative methods if online application is impossible.

    Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line :

  • Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
  • Applicants can modify their application / resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
  • Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
  • Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
  • For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire that are only available when applying on-line.
  • To submit an application on-line, please select the button Apply Online .

    Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

    You will be required to provide proof of your educational credentials and / or occupational certification. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency.

    Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http : / / /

    The Correctional Service of Canada is dedicated to supporting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes for all candidates.

    At any time during a selection process, candidates may request an accommodation to facilitate their assessment in a fair and equitable manner.

    Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Please visit https : / / www.canada.

    ca / en / public-servicecommission / jobs / services / public-service-jobs / informationcandidates / accommodations.html for additional information on accommodation in a selection process.

    Alternatively, you may direct any specific enquiries to the departmental contact identified on this advertisement.

    For general information when applying on a selection process, visit https : / / / en / public-service-commission / jobs / services / public-servicejobs /

    information-candidates.html .

    Reference checks may be sought.

    An interview may be administered.

    A test may be administered.

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