Facility Maintenance Technician I - Electrician EX22-035

Posting date: January 7, 2022

Job Title: Facility Maintenance Technician I – Electrician

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting number: EX22-035

Status: Permanent Position

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: No

Rate of Pay: $34.25 per hour

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: Tom Davies Square

Section: Facilities Management
Division: Finance, Assets and Fleet
Department: Corporate Services                                                                                               

Duties:    Under the general supervision of the Building Superintendent. 

  1. Perform routine maintenance, scheduled preventative maintenance, repair projects throughout the buildings and grounds as assigned and maintain maintenance records of such.
  2. Consult with Supervisor to determine priorities.
  3. Perform assessment of work required to determine installation requirements, materials and compliance to Electrical Safety Code and obtain permit or log as required.
  4. Diagnose problems and ensure immediate repairs are carried out as per established procedures.
  5. Maintain, troubleshoot and repair facility HVAC, life safety, electrical, plumbing, controls, building automation and related systems.
  6. Co-ordinate repairs and maintenance with contractors and vendors, as required.
  7. Perform installations of new equipment and electrical components as assigned by the Building Superintendent.
  8. Assist other trades and other building personnel.
  9. Perform new installations as it relates to security access control systems, fire systems including building automation systems.
  10. Maintain records, perform inspections, run equipment, perform routine maintenance and oversee third party testing and repair of facility HVAC and life safety systems including but not limited to fire suppression systems, alarm monitoring panels, extinguishers, emergency lighting, air quality monitoring records and back-up generators.
  11. Perform duties as outlined for maintenance staff in operational manuals and under CGS’s Bomb Threat, Evacuation, Designated Substances and Fire Plans.
  12. Assist with set up of special events and meeting rooms as required.
  13. Complete water samples and analyse for hot water system, cooling tower and water storage tanks.
  14. Complete daily reading and reports as directed.
  15. Participate in a rotation standby schedule.
  16. Operate hand tools.
  17. Maintain work areas in an orderly and safe working condition.
  18. Maintain tools and equipment in good and safe working order.
  19. Provide pleasant and courteous services to tenants and the public.
  20. Provide services in a safe manner at the minimum of inconvenience to tenants and the public.
  21. Ensure security of the facilities.
  22. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  23. Perform other related duties as required.


  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Possess and maintain a valid and current Ontario Certification as an Electrician.
  • Knowledge of construction trades, such as Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Mechanic and Gas Technician considered an asset.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of proven directly related experience in commercial building maintenance that provided general maintenance and working knowledge of: HVAC, natural gas, plumbing, carpentry and electrical trades.
  • Demonstrate ability related to microcomputer software and administrative systems in a Windows environment (e.g. file maintenance, spreadsheet applications, information input and retrieval, etc.).
  • Possess the mental and physical fitness to perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to complete maintenance reports.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Provide, at own cost, a Criminal Reference Check.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal and written skills an asset.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s license, and have an acceptable driving record.

Note: A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX22-035 are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 17, 2022.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's mandatory Vaccination Policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment, and are happy to hire qualified (including education credential) applicants from anywhere. In order to hire a candidate one must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with legally entitled being defined as having all of the necessary paperwork processed, approved and responded to, by way of a work permit being issued and received.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.