Electrical Instrumentation Control Tech

Website City of Toronto

Job Details


Qualification  Any Graduate, Post Graduate
Industry  Government
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  CAD 39 To CAD 42 Per Hour


Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs skilled trade work and is responsible for electrical, and electronic instrumentation equipment and control system overhauling, installation, and maintenance of all processes in an advanced Water or Wastewater Facility environment.
  • Trains, directs, assists, and supports skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled staff as required. Takes a leadership role and is accountable for individual and team performance in achieving work area objectives. Fosters and supports a team environment.
  • Inspects, tests, records, monitors, and performs analysis, evaluation, selection, integration, installation, and maintenance on electrical, electronic, and instrumentation control devices and systems used in major Water/Wastewater facilities and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and procedures.
  • Assists in the maintenance and cleaning of work areas.
  • Utilizes process operations, sampling, and laboratory analysis results to interpret equipment performance. Performs laboratory tests, checks, and calibrations as required.
  • Utilizes a number of different computerized software systems, such as a Process Control System (PCS) involving a SCADA-based system as well as a Performance and Operations Management System (POMS), a Work Management System (WMS), a Statistical Process Control (SPC), a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), and other related technology.
  • Makes timely decisions and addresses/responds to alarm conditions and emergencies.
  • Provides, updates and maintains the required documentation of all work area electrical maintenance activities.
  • Initiates and expedites material purchase orders, issues tracking and payment documents receive materials, and maintain inventories and records using computerized systems.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Must be licensed in the Province of Ontario as an Electrician Construction and Maintenance (Licence 309A, Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act (OCTAA), 2009) or as an Industrial Electrician (License 442A, OCTAA). All Electrical licenses (309A or 442A) must be registered, valid, and maintained with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).
  • Must have a Grade 12 diploma, or equivalent as recognized by the Ministry of Environment (MOE).
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the generation, maintenance, and repair of equipment for the distribution and use of electrical energy at different voltages up to class 35 kilovolts.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of computers including operation of various software programs (e.g. Work Management System) and the ability to make necessary calculations and interpret data.
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” license and qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements, as determined by work location.
  • Must obtain through examination by an agency recognized by the MOE, a valid Class 1 Operators License/Certificate in the appropriate discipline as per the applicable legislation within 90 days from their employment start date. Should the incumbent be employed without holding any Operator Certification/License or an Operator-in-Training OIT License, he/she will be required to write and pass the Level 1 certification exam in the appropriate discipline within 90 days from their respective start date in this position.
  • Graduate of a Community College program in Industrial Electronic and Instrumentation control systems or equivalent considerable practical experience. Must possess required Electronic/Instrumentation and Electrical competencies as determined by the City’s Toronto Water Division.

You must also have:

  • Must be able to obtain within 90 days an Industrial Maintenance Gas Technician license and be able to maintain same, as determined by work location.
  • Must be able to obtain within 90 days a Forklift Operators certificate and be able to maintain same, as determined by work location.
  • Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of programmable controllers, remote terminal units, data communications circuits, and pneumatic and hydraulic instrumentation.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles, standard methods, technology, materials, and tools used in the EICT (Electrical/Electronic/Instrumentation Control principles).
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental legislation, and the policies, procedures, and regulations that apply to this work and have practical knowledge and be conversant with the current Ontario Electrical Safety Code and its practices.
  • Ability to read, interpret and prepare layouts, diagrams, schematics, and manuals.
  • Knowledge of electrical controls and monitors as applied to programmable logic controllers, motor types, motor magnetic centers, lockouts, and grounding.
  • Knowledge of oxyacetylene cutting, brazing, soldering, and heat treatment of metals.
  • Knowledge of the processes, procedures, and equipment used in the relevant advanced wastewater or water treatment operations/distribution and collection systems.
  • A thorough knowledge, experience, and ability to work in an environment using hazardous chemicals associated with the water/wastewater treatment processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as coaching, initiative, conflict resolution, problem-solving, teamwork effectiveness, and an ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills and interest in continuous learning and improvement.
  • Knowledge of sampling techniques and laboratory procedures with the ability to interpret and recommend process adjustments if required.
  • Must be available to work rotating shifts/weekend/overtime/on-call duty as per Collective Agreement.

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