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City of Hamilton
Two (2) permanent, full-time opportunities with Hamilton Water – Hamilton, ON
Are you a self-motivated, licensed Electrician with a strong teamwork skillset and a “do it right
time” approach? Can you work effectively both independently and as part of a team? If such is the
case, the City of Hamilton welcomes your skills and experience.
Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, you’ll perform all duties required by the trade of an
Industrial Electrician, including, but not limited to, troubleshooting, repair, and operational and
basic predictive and preventive electrical maintenance duties on associated installations for
Hamilton Water & Wastewater Treatment Facilities and Outstations. Such work will involve exposure
to varying climatic conditions, potential exposure to trace amounts of treatment chemicals, sludge,
water and wastewater, working at computer terminals, and working at heights and in confined spaces.
To succeed as an Electrician on our skilled team, you must be able to plan, organize and implement
work pertaining to breakdown and preventive maintenance on electrical equipment, suggest
improvements to existing equipment and maintenance practices and procedures, as well as contribute
to optimizing performance, efficiency and effectiveness, while ensuring adherence to established
Your qualifications as an Electrician will include:
1. A valid 309A or 442A Certificate of Qualification with a proven apprenticeship, with
extensive experience in the Water/Wastewater or Manufacturing Industry.
2. Extensive experience working with large industrial process equipment, performing the duties
of a licensed Electrician, in the Water/Wastewater or Manufacturing Industry.
3. Proven knowledge, experience, and proficiency in the operation and maintenance of medium-
voltage and high-voltage (4.16 kV, 13.8 kV) electrical equipment, including, but not limited to:
MCCs, VFDs, breakers, switchgear, and transformers and generators.
4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
5. Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and schematics.
6. Strong troubleshooting skills where schematics may not be readily available.
7. Good interpersonal skills.
8. Ability to obtain by examination within the probation period or already possess:
a. A Level I or higher Wastewater Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
b. A Level I or higher Wastewater Collection Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
c. A Level I or higher Water Treatment Operation, Certificate of Competency, and
d. A Level I or higher Water Distribution Operation, Certificate of Competency.
9. Self-motivation with a strong teamwork skillset, and ability to work both independently and
as part of a team, and excel at planning, organizing and implementing work.
10. Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act Regulations that apply to this work.
11. Ability to pass a respiratory fit test and maintain self-contained breathing apparatus and
other safety equipment.
12. Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
13. Ability to report on-call outside normal work hours, and report to various work sites.
14. A “do it right the first time” approach.
15. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
16. Self-sufficiency and proficiency in the trade.
• Must possess and maintain a Class “G” (or better) Driver’s Licence valid in the Province of
Ontario and a point-free driving record and/or a record found to be satisfactory to the City of
• As a condition of employment, the successful applicants will be required to obtain a
satisfactory Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check, at their own expense, prior to beginning
work in this position.
These permanent, full-time positions offer a wage range of is $36.060 – $37.720 per hour (based on
a 40- hour work week schedule).
About the City of Hamilton
Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong
economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of
kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much
more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational
service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered
employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our
vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.
For full details and to apply
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being
of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on these Electrician
positions, JOB ID #16448, and to apply online, by Wednesday, August 19, 2020. August 19, 2020
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment
and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources
if you require accommodation.
The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We
who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
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