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Utility Maintenance Person

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Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20240134A/S
Position Title Utility Maintenance Person
Faculty/Department Facilities Management
Unit Facilities Mgt - Maintenance Mechanical Support
Employee Group CUPE 5791
Collective Agreement Consideration Open with preference given to CUPE 5791 members(NON-RESEARCH).
CUPE 5791 Job Family Operational Services
Category Staff
Number of Vacancies 3
Position Summary
Are you passionate about keeping mechanical systems running smoothly? We’re seeking a skilled individual to join us as our next Utility Maintenance Person. You will be the key in providing top-notch preventative maintenance on all mechanical systems and equipment.

Reporting to the Supervisor of Preventative Maintenance, you’ll play a crucial role in maintaining and inspecting HVAC equipment, systems, and infrastructure. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to assist our Service Mechanics when needed.

What You’ll Do:
  • Inspect Mechanical Equipment: Conduct thorough inspections of all mechanical equipment and systems located in remote areas to prevent damage and minimize downtime.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance: Executive daily, weekly, monthly, and annual preventative maintenance tasks on equipment to prolong its life cycle and ensure optimal functionality.
  • Chemical Testing: Perform regular chemical testing to uphold the integrity of distribution lines and infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance and safety.
  • Meter Reading and Issue Identification: Record meter readings for utility charges and promptly identify any abnormal usage patterns or potential issues.
  • Emergency Response: Respond promptly to emergency situations, employing efficient problem-solving skills to resolve issues and minimize disruptions.
  • Asset Management: Enter and update asset information into FAMIS, ensuring accurate and up-to-date records for efficient maintenance tracking.
  • Stock Management: Manage stock material orders, including pickup and delivery of supplies, while meticulously recording any anomalies for correction.
  • Service Schedule Maintenance: Adhere to service schedules, which include tasks such as greasing bearings, bolt tensioning, oiling motors, changing filters, cleaning equipment, changing belts, changing oil, and repairing equipment.
  • Mechanical Space Maintenance: Maintain cleanliness and organization of mechanical spaces, including mechanical rooms and tunnels, and ensure adequate restocking of supplies.
  • Decision Making: Recommend and make decisions regarding filter life in large building systems and individual fan coils, as well as develop and implement safe work strategies in both private and public areas.
  • Assist Mechanical Trades: Provide assistance to mechanical trades during water and steam shutdowns, contributing to efficient and safe operations.
  • Plus More: Perform other related tasks as assigned, contributing to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the maintenance operations!
  • Why Join Us? At the University of Regina, we are more than just a campus – we are a community! Join our team and enjoy:
  • Meaningful Impact: Contribute to the growth and success of our campus community.
  • Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and know your personal life is most important!
  • Dynamic and Inclusive Workplace: We value diversity and inclusivity. You will be part of a team that celebrates different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences, making every day an opportunity for personal growth.
  • Innovation Culture: We encourage fresh ideas and innovative thinking.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive compensation package and benefits to reward your talent. A few of these benefits include Health/Dental/Vision Benefits, a flexible spending account, pension plan, and much more!

Join our team, where you’ll be the backbone of our mechanical systems, ensuring they run smoothly and efficiently! Apply today!

Position Requirements
What You Will Bring to the Position:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12.
  • Must possess a Building Systems Technician or comparable program certification (ie. 4th Class Power Engineer).
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience regarding the maintenance, operation and repair of mechanical systems in large commercial buildings may be considered with 5 years of experience.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Building Systems Technician certificate
  • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Drivers License.

Skills That Will Ensure Your Success in this Role:
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret, apply and enforce related building codes.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use and operation of various tools and equipment related to plumbing, steam fitting, pipefitting, refrigeration, power engineering repairs and construction, and performing routine maintenance would be an asset.
  • Ability to understand and execute written and verbal instructions and drawings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to use power and hand tools and special equipment. Ability to properly use safety equipment, machine guards, and safety devices. All personal protective equipment must be used as appropriate.
  • Knowledge and ability in the use of computer equipment, software for stock, and material orders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with staff, the general public, external consultants, contractors, and vendors.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of large commercial building mechanical systems and operation.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to recommend solutions within job specific area of knowledge to resolve issues.
  • Have knowledge of, understand and comply with University health and safety requirements, Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and all safe work procedures and practices applicable to the position
Physical Demands
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
May be required to work overtime and weekends; may be required to work various shifts; required to be on the call out schedule for emergency after hour calls. Physical activity is a primary part of the job. Requires the ability to lift, push or pull objects up to 50 pounds. Work will be performed at heights, in crawl spaces, on rooftops and will include the use of ladders and powered mobile lifts. Work involves exposure to unusual elements such as high pressure steam, confined spaces, extreme temperatures, chemicals, hazardous materials, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises. Work environment may involve exposure to potentially hazardous material and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and will include the use of personal protective equipment.
Pay Grade CUPE Phase 4
Salary Range $47,107.84 - $63,627.20 Annually
Status Permanent
Work Hours
Typically Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Duration (if Term/Temporary)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Preference Posting No Preference
Target Posting Not Targeted
Additional Information

Contact Information
Job Open Date 07/05/2024
Job Close Date 07/18/2024
Open Until Filled No
Special Application Instructions
We know imposter syndrome can get in the way, so please don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you. Submit your application today!
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

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Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents