Author Topic: HVAC Technician: Leisure and Community Services, Whitchurch-Stouffville  (Read 2382 times)

Status: Full-Time,Permanent

Date Posted: May 42015

Date Closing: May 18, 2015

Number of Positions:1

Scheduled Hours/Shifts: 40 hours per week, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

Salary Range:  Salary range is currently under review

Draw on your passion. Shape our Town: The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities and as part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that foster economic vitality, further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.

Position Purpose: Reporting to the Manager of Facilities and Parks,
You will have extensive experience in troubleshooting and repairing commercial, institutional and residential HVAC and refrigeration
equipment, including locating and repairing refrigerant leaks; you are well equipped to conduct maintenance and repairs of mechanical equipment including but not limited to, air-handling units, furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, cooling towers, dehumidifiers (e.g., heat recovery for pool waterheating), pumps, and fans. As a Refrigeration A/C Technician, you will also perform multi-trade duties and daily tasks, as assigned.


•Active licences in Ontario for Refrigeration and Gas-Fitting. For Refrigeration: Mandatory 313A Refrigeration Mechanic Licence. Must possess a current licence for the safe handling and recovery of refrigerants (including Ozone Depletion Certificate). For Gas-Fitting:
Mandatory minimum G1 Gas Fitting Licence, possessing the required
specialized tools and related equipment is an asset.

•Extensive years of proven municipal experience in the inspection, troubleshooting, repair and replacement of commercial, institutional and residential refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, normally acquired by a combination of education and relevant trade-related work experience.

•Excellent communication, customer service and teamwork skills and ability to relate well with professionals and non-professionals within and outside the organization.

•Ability to work independently with minimum supervision by managing your own time, and prioritizing work independently, and the ability to coordinate work effectively as part of a team.

•Computer skills, including experience with computerized Maintenance management, computerized work orders, MS Excel and MS Outlook email, an asset.

•Experience and qualification in the inspection, operation, Maintenance and repair of air conditioning, ventilation, automatic controls, etc., with the ability to read mechanical and electrical drawings where required, modify equipment when required for better control or efficiency, and adjust air-handling system controls to Maintain environmental conditions through BAS.

•Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, lock-out/tag-out procedures, asbestos awareness, working at heights, aerial lift, confined spaces, transportation of dangerous goods and all appropriate
safety rules.

•Additional relevant industry certifications, an asset: OBM1 – Oil Burner Mechanic 1, HRAC Certificate or equivalent, B Ticket, and experience on ammonia refrigeration systems.

•Additional municipal operations certification such as; WHMIS, First Aid, CPR, AED would also be an asset.

•Proven ability to monitor the operation of on-site contractors, complete all reports and required log books and refer problems to Supervisor, as necessary.

•Proven ability to receive and verify the delivery of various materials and supplies, in addition to assisting with the purchase of parts, components and materials for facility requirements.

•Flexibility to work on-call during the evenings and weekends as required.

•Valid Class G driver’s licence. You must possess and maintain a Class G driver's licence valid in the Province of Ontario as well as a point-free driving record.

How to apply:
Please forward your resume in confidence identifying the position name applied for in the subject line to:

Human Resources Department, Office of the CAO,
Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
111 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville, ON
L4A 0Z8

or email

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Committed to diversity and a barrier-free environment:
Whitchurch-Stouffville is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Town, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

Your privacy is important to us:In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended and will be used for purpose of candidate selection.