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HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician

Job Title:

HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician

Position Type:

full time

Reports to:

Director of Facility Support Services

Level/Salary Range:

TBD

Date posted:

November 13, 2014

Closing Date:

November 28, 2014

Applications Accepted By: In person, e-mail, fax or mail

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The HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician reports directly to the Director of Facility Support Services.  The HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician is responsible for all preventative maintenance and repairs for the HVAC, refrigeration, steam boilers, hot water boilers and kitchen equipment for the entire grounds, recommends and budgets for major repairs or equipment replacement including capital projects and performs other maintenance tasks relating to the major events and facility uses of the organization.

Responsibilities of the The HVAC and Refrigeration Service Technician:

  • Responsible for the preventative maintenance program on all Western Fair District HVAC, refrigeration, exhaust systems, heat pumps and food service equipment, etc.
  • Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically operated air-conditioning equipment, food and beverage equipment making all necessary repairs and adjustments
  • Repair or replace defective parts in equipment and their controls including but not limited to thermostats, switches, fan controls, damper motors, louvers, relays, filters, controls, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, and all types of valves
  • Repair or rebuild semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors, centrifugal compressors, and screw compressors
  • Test and examine boiler operations, observing meter and pressure gauges, conduct boiler water quality test and treatment, adjust boiler burner combustion
  • Works with and directs outside contractors as necessary.
  • Make recommendations on equipment repair and/or replacement.
  • Prepares reports concerning area of responsibility.
  • Maintain a general maintenance log and report all issues to the manager.
  • Maintains inventory of materials and supplies, records, files and information.
  • Assists in event set up and tear down including the annual fair, gas hook ups etc.
  • Assists in capital building projects in professional capacity.
  • Attend all departmental meetings as well as all safety and professional development training sessions as directed.
  • Maintains current professional licenses.
  • Ensures work area is clean and safe.
  • Maintains related preventive maintenance records and daily shift-log books as required for TSSA, ESA, CSA, and WFD
  • Operates and maintains various vehicles in a safe and professional manner.
  • Must be physically fit and able to carry out the duties and assignments of this position.
  • May be required to work any and all shifts as assigned.
  • Carries a WFD issued cell phone and is on call for emergencies.
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision.
  • May supervise and/or direct other staff and/or outside contractors.
  • Must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Western Fair District Health & Safety Policy and Awareness Program/Safety Manual, all Western Fair District procedures and any other applicable legislation.
  • Responsible for following and enforcing all company policies within the department, dress code, conduct code, contract and agreement signing policy, purchasing policy and expense reporting policy. 
  • Other related duties and required or assigned.
  • Maintain regular attendance

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • Refrigeration – A/C Mechanic license
  • Two years of documentable HVAC Journeyman level operation, maintenance, and repair experience in the HVAC and refrigeration trade
  • Two years of documentable of experience with Hydronic Heating
  • Knowledge of standard practises and theory of the HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes, ordinances and regulation of Province of Ontario and local authorities pertaining to HVAC, refrigeration, gas, and steam boilers
  • ODP license
  • Gas Fitters license
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of Automated (DDC) and Pneumatic controls is an asset.
  • DDC Delta (Orcaview) experience is an asset
  • Working knowledge of Ammonia and all types of Freon refrigerants

Ability To:

  • Perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation, and alteration of WFD heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and related equipment throughout all of our facilities
  •  Calibration of all types of HVAC systems
  •  Perform preventative maintenance and routine servicing of equipment
  • Diagnose defects, and install, repair and maintain heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning units
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Operate specialized machinery/equipment utilized in the repair of HVAC equipment.  Includes but not limited to refrigerant recovery units, vacuum pumps, refrigerant leak detectors
  • Maintain accurate records for invoicing, inventory control, and preventative maintenance records keeping.
  • Preparation of reports as needed.
  • Ability to obtain AGCO license
  • Able to obtain OLG license
  • Forklift and Aerial lift license

 

Physical Demands:

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting, or walking
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, and hearing
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
  •  Requires the ability to regularly lift, carry, push or pull medium weights up to 75 lbs
  • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and possible exposure to dust and dirt

Event and Facilities Coordinator

Job Title:

Event and Facilities Coordinator

Position Type:

Contract (40hrs per week, Maternity Leave)

Department:

Events & Facilities

Reports to:

Shows and Events Manager

Level/Salary Range:

$30,000-$35,000 Salary

Date posted:

November 13, 2014

HR Contact:

Michelle Scott

Closing Date:

November 28, 2014

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Job Description

  • Monitors assigned operational budget.
  • Develops staff training manual and plans; provide related training as required. 
  • Maintains related documentation, files and data.
  • Maintains awareness of legislation pertaining to the operations sector.
  • Liaises with event coordinators and promoters to determine set up requirements and develops contracts and discussion sheets for 3rd party events.
  • Handles normal customer complaints, referring more complex situations to a senior manager and focuses on customer service as a number one priority.
  • Liaises with other Western Fair District staff regarding requirements of exhibitors/promoters.
  • Responsible for maintaining Event Booking Software Programs, including collections of payment, insurance and all other information
  • Recommends major initiatives to the Events and Facilities Manager.
  • Operate certain pieces of equipment i.e. fork lift , aerial lift devices, scrubber, tractor
  • Conduct regular performance appraisals of assigned staff; make recommendations on compensation, training and development for staff.
  • Maintains cost control through effective labour management.
  • Must fill out Caretakers Log Book, Forklift and Aerial Lift Device Log Books and other documentation assigned.
  • Maintain inventories on WFD supplies and equipment and report needs to Shows and Events Manager. 
  • Must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Western Fair District Health & Safety Policy and Awareness Program/Safety Manual, all Western Fair District procedures and any other applicable legislation.
  • Willing to work evenings, midnights and weekends as required.  Also willing to work in any WFD facility required.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Performs related duties as assignedSkills and Qualifications

  • Minimum College diploma in related discipline.
  • College Diploma in Event Management would be an asset.
  • 2-3 years related experience.
  • PC and office software literacy.
  • Valid driver’s licence and various equipment certification i.e. forklift
  • Must be able to obtain an ORC license (if necessary) 
  • Above average communication skills; especially verbal with customers and staff.
  • Ability to coach and develop staff.

 

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends including some holidays. 
  • Ability to lift 50lb required.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer
  • Fast-paced environment.

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