Description of Duties :
Performs preventive, demand, and corrective maintenance on mechanical operating equipment, building environmental systems, building envelope, and grounds at various Regional facilities with the objective to meet the requirements of a safe and reliable workplace.
Ability to work staggered hours to suit the needs of building occupants as well as statutory holidays, weekends, and overtime as required / assigned, or when participating in regular standby rotation schedule to respond to emergencies, callouts, equipment failures, and breakdowns.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required :
Knowledge of building maintenance and operations, maintenance management systems and procedures, and most building trade disciplines.
Must have a community college certificate as a Class II Building Environmental Systems Operator or equivalent (e.g., education and / or experience in the 6 components of the certification program), plus a Gas Technician II certificate, plus a Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic 313A certificate.
Must have 3 years of continuous experience operating and maintaining building environmental systems as a Gas Technician II.
Knowledge of and ability to comply with policies, procedures, and standards; industry standards; municipal by-laws; local utilities standards;
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers standards; and legislation (e.g., fire codes, building codes, health and safety, Ontario Gas Utilization Code, Boiler and Pressure Vessels Safety Devices Act).
Ability to keep knowledge and skills up-to-date as it relates to new buildings, materials, systems, and technologies (e.
g., LEED standards, automation and other control systems, code, legislation).
Proven skills in building maintenance including HVAC systems, direct digital and pneumatic control systems, electrical, plumbing, variable air volume controls, induction systems, building automation systems, and water treatment systems.
Analytical and problem solving skills to assess a wide range of problems and determine appropriate solutions.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, work orders, and technical submissions, including air balancing reports and wiring schematics for mechanical equipment.
Computer skills with ability to use email, the internet, a work order management system, document management system, and BAS systems.
Communication and interpersonal skills to exchange information with co-workers, contractors, and clients, and participate as an effective team member.
Ability to log equipment readings and general building maintenance activity, manually or via computer. Ability to read, understand, and perform work according to operating manuals, work orders, and instructions.
Must have a valid class G driver’s license and acceptable driving record to operate Regional vehicles.
Must provide an acceptable police record check as a condition of statute, regulation, or funding. Must provide an acceptable Security Background Check to meet Waterloo Regional Police Service security requirements for working in police facilities.
Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.