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


Mechanical Shop, Physical Resources

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2 positions
Hiring #: 2022-0389

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Reporting to the Manager, Mechanical Shop, the Plumber is responsible for preventive maintenance, repairs, and alterations while safely working in accordance with University policies and procedures, regulations, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Specific duties include: Maintenance and alterations of steam, condensate, compressed gases, chilled water, and specialty mechanical distribution systems working from work orders, drawings, sketches, and/or oral instructions; and other associated duties as assigned.  The incumbent in this position is regularly exposed to disagreeable working conditions typically associated with the trade.  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 expected to provide an acceptable criminal reference check at his/her own expense if selected as the successful candidate.

Requirements of the position include: Licensed Plumber/Steamfitter eligible to work in the province of Ontario, together with a minimum of three (3) years working in the trade, preferably in an institutional environment.  The successful candidate must have an excellent work ethic, be well organized, and must also be physically able to work in strenuous environments (e.g., heights, restricted spaces, outdoors); communicate well; have strong interpersonal skills; be effective working both individually and as a member of a team; and be committed to safe work practices.

Position Number         813-010, 813-026
Classification               CUPE Band 7
0-3 month rate            $32.44 per hour
Job Rate                      $34.15 per hour
Vacancy                      Original
Work Location             Potentially any location on the University’s Guelph campus

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: 2022 06 13
Closing Date: 2022 07 04 Extended

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