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Position covered by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1334


Electrical Shop, Physical Resources

Two (2) positions
Hiring #: 2023-0171

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Under the direction of the Manager, Electrical Shop, Maintenance and Energy Services, the Electrician is responsible for the maintenance and alterations of electrical distribution, fire alarm and motor control systems working from work orders, drawings, sketches and/or oral instructions. The incumbent will carry out preventive maintenance, repairs and alterations while safely working in accordance with the University policies and procedures, regulations, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The incumbent will be expected to conduct himself/herself in a polite, tactful, diplomatic, and respectful manner at all times and remain current in their trade. The incumbent will be expected to participate in the shop call-in list as well as take training provided or arranged by the employer. Candidates from off-campus will be required to provide an acceptable criminal records check at their own expense as a condition of employment if selected as the successful candidate.  Original vacancies.

Requirements of the position include: Licensed Electrician eligible to work in the province of Ontario, and Fire Alarm Certified, together with a minimum of three (3) years working in the trade.  The successful candidate must have an excellent work ethic, be reliable, well organized and must also be physically able to work in strenuous environments (e.g., heights, restricted spaces, outdoors). The ideal candidate communicates well; has strong interpersonal skills; is effective working both individually and as a member of a team; and be committed to safe work practices.

Position Number                     814-031, 814-032
Classification                           CUPE Band 7
0-3 month rate                        $32.44 per hour
Job Rate                                  $34.15 per hour

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2023 03 23
Closing Date: 2023 04 05 (extended)