The Region of Waterloo

Ontario, Canada
Posted 1 month ago

Length: Full-Time
Department/Division: Transportation & Environmental Services/Transportation
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Union: C.U.P.E. Local 1656
Grade: 007
Wage: $33.76 per hour
Location: Operations Centre, 100 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge
Closing Date: May 30, 2022

Description of Duties:

Performs the day-to-day activities of a traffic signal repair crew in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical traffic control devices.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
•Functional knowledge of the proper operation and use of equipment and tools related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of electric traffic control devices, and materials purchasing processes, normally acquired through a Grade 12 education, Journeyperson status as a Construction and Maintenance Electrician (309A), plus 3 years of directly related experience as an Electrician with Journeyperson status.
•Must possess International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level I and Level II (Traffic Signals) certification or be able to attain certification within two years of hire.
•Knowledge of and ability to follow corporate standards, policies, and practices, Regional Field Manual, traffic and parking by-laws, Ontario Traffic Manual, Electrical Code, Electrical & Utility Safety Association (E&USA) standards, Provincial and Federal legislation including the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, and related on-the-job training, including WHMIS, First Aid & CPR.
•Communication skills to receive and comprehend instructions; interact positively with supervisors, other staff, and the public; occasionally provide general verbal information to the public inquiring about the traffic signal function; and participate as an effective team member.
•Ability to complete vehicle maintenance checklists, forms, time cards, Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR) reports, daily activity sheets, purchase requisitions, work orders, locate books, controller logs. Ability to read, understand, and interpret Traffic Protection Plans and technical trade journal articles. Ability to read and interpret plans and blueprints for signals.
•Computer skills using software such as Microsoft Word, email, and a work order management system. Ability to operate timing units.
•Must possess a valid Class “D” drivers license with “Z” (Air Brake) endorsement upon hire or within probationary period, as well as a satisfactory driving record to operate an aerial boom truck and other Regional vehicles.
•*The maximum physical weight of the incumbent cannot exceed 250 pounds to ensure the combined weight of the incumbent, equipment, and tools does not exceed the aerial device’s weight capacity.
•Participates in rotational on-call emergency stand-by system and is required to respond to emergency situations outside regular working hours. Works shifts as assigned as part of a regular rotation (including weekends, days, evenings, nights, and holidays).
•Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values

As a condition of employment, new Region of Waterloo employees will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination (two doses) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or the World Health Organization directly through the Region of Waterloo Vaccination declaration survey. Successful candidates who have appropriate written proof of a validated medical reason, or a reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation to the Recruitment Team. Such situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Please apply online, by the closing date May 30, 2022 quoting competition number 2022-1589.

We are committed to employment equity and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and supporting the well-being of our employees. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Contact Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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Job CategoryElectrician, Traffic Signal