Mechanic I – Sheet Metal
City : Waterloo, ON
Category : Permanent
Industry : Education
Employer : University of Waterloo
The Mechanic I - Sheet Metal worker is assigned to the maintenance and installation of sheet metal on campus such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and flashing; providing trade, job instruction and work direction to others as required.
Responsibilities will align with the Plant Operations goal of contributing towards providing a safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally-enriched and well-maintained campus environment through service excellence.
Payment of union dues required.Responsibilities:
Installation & Maintenance
- Examples of duties include but are not limited to:
- Fabricating, assembling, installing metal and plastic ducts, roof flashings, gutters and downspouts, exhaust hoods, louvres, grilles, dampers, metal siding, insulation, silencers
- Working individually and/or in coordination with others
- Coordinating work assignments when required
- Requisitioning of materials and elements of design for special projects
- Reading and interpreting drawings and technical documentation
Health And Safety
- In consideration of the University’s commitment to the safety and well-being of all faculty, support staff, students, and visitors, responsible for ensuring University facilities and departmental activities are compliant with all applicable legislation, regulations, codes and standards related to facilities operations as well as occupational health and environmental safety
- Active in health, safety, and incident prevention by adhering to departmental policy, procedures and safe work practices required by the University health, safety and environment management system (HSEMS), and in accordance with relevant health and safety legislation, developing and enhancing a safety culture among support staff
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned and supports departmental activities, including performing work of other classifications within scope of trade practice, level of incumbent’s capability/competency/skills, and/or regulatory requirements
- May perform work of a lower classification/pay band
- Coordinates the work of other employees assigned to assist with tasks
- Assists with addressing stewardship responsibilities and promoting long-term sustainability of facilities and infrastructure, maximizing opportunities for efficient delivery of services
- Must have a minimum of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, a Certificate of Apprenticeship and Provincial Certificate of Qualification Sheet Metal Worker (308A)
- Five (5) years recent practical experience in the maintenance, fabrication, assembling, installation, and repair of sheet metal in an industrial, commercial, or institutional setting
- Must be familiar with sheet metal shop tools, hand and floor
- Must be able to erect and work comfortably from high scaffolding and ladders
- Coordination of work assignments when required, estimating, requisitioning of materials, and elements of design for special projects
- Must have basic skill in welding, soldering, and brazing
- Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings
- Good written and verbal communication skills are required
- Must be customer and team oriented, able to work independently as well as in a group /team environment
- Basic computer skills, ability to use email and Microsoft Office
- Must possess and maintain a valid Ontario class ‘G’ driver’s license
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within our Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-888-4567, ext. 45935.