Experience: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial electrical, plumbing and/or mechanical systems is required. Work experience must show a progression of increased responsibility, and the ability to repair complex equipment, components, and systems.
Job Knowledge: The incumbent is required to have a thorough, technical understanding of commercial electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems and equipment. Must know how to diagnose the root cause of a problem and what materials and equipment will be needed to facilitate repairs. Must know how to work safely on equipment, systems and associated components including the use of lock-out/tag-out safety measure.
Language: Speaking/Reading/Writing Level 4 (fluent) of English is required. (This may be tested.)
Skills and Abilities: The incumbent must be able to read and interpret electrical, plumbing and mechanical layout drawings, riser diagrams, piping schematics, various equipment schedules, operations and maintenance manuals, as-built drawings, building codes and other construction documents. The incumbent shall have skills and abilities in the following areas: diagnosing and repairing electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems; taking equipment readings with various meters; use of hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools to determine appropriate repairs; distinguishing frequencies and sounds, color codes, and odors in the operation of equipment in order to troubleshoot for repairs. Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in ad efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, working on ladders at various heights, and working in temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors, to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers and vendors to obtain and provide pertinent information. Must be computer literate, able to navigate through the Microsoft Office Suite software including MS Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint; able to draft reports and create spreadsheets, and able to write emails and research information on the internet. A valid driver’s license is required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks. Must be organized. Must be able to lift 25 kilos. Must pass a driver’s medical exam.
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