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City of Toronto Building Operator 1 in TORONTO, Ontario

Building Operator 1

  • Job ID: 45901

  • Job Category: Buildings, Property Operations & Real Estate

  • Division & Section: Corporate Real Estate Management,

  • Work Location: Various

  • Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary (approx. up to 7 months)

  • Hourly Rate: $33.13

  • Hours & Shift Information: Rotating Shift - Monday to Sunday (24/7) 40 hours per week

  • Affiliation: L416

  • Number of Positions Open: TBC

  • Posting Period: 22- Mar-2024 to 25- Apr- 2024

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs assigned skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the installation, operation and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment and repairs required in connection with general building maintenance

  • Operates a computerized Building Automation System (BAS) to manage/control Building Systems

  • Performs general maintenance work in connection with mechanical and electrical equipment, building services and facilities

  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program and records

  • Operates air conditioning equipment including centrifugal chillers and cooling towers

  • Performs plumbing repairs not requiring the services of a tradesman

  • Effects minor repairs to building equipment and fixtures

  • Performs related maintenance work as assigned including the use of ladders and scaffolding

  • Assists tradesman as required

  • Performs other related work as assigned

  • May be required to work shifts (days, afternoons, midnights and weekends)

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Must have completed secondary school and possess a technician qualification in a building trade or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. Experience in the maintenance and operation of large computerized commercial buildings.

  3. Experience in air distribution systems as related to modern air conditioning systems.

  4. Experience in the maintenance of pumps and large air handling equipment.

  5. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.

You must also have:

  • Thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heating boilers, chemical treatment of chilled and hot water systems, building electrical systems, UPS power systems, fire safety equipment and fire suppression systems.

  • Knowledge of automatic heating and cooling controls including pneumatic systems.

  • An ability to read blueprints.

  • An ability to read and perform tasks outlined in technical manuals and publications.

  • An ability to maintain effective working relations with other staff.

  • An ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • The ability to work all shifts for a 24/7 building operation.

NOTE: It is a condition of employment with the Corporate Real Estate Management Division to pass and maintain a Police Security clearance for any Toronto Police Services locations.

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