The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Servicer with Capital Planning & Operations. This is a continuing, full-time (40 hours per week) position with the GLTA employee group. The position is funded by the University Budget with a salary of $23.53 per hour.
This position performs preventative maintenance tasks on mechanical equipment installed in University of New Brunswick (Fredericton Campus), St. Thomas University and National Research Council buildings. Also, this position conducts all tasks associated with water treatment in all buildings.
*Note: This position was previously advertised and closed on June 1, 2021. Previous applicants need not re-apply. All applications will be re-submitted in the competition.
- Perform preventative maintenance on equipment including, but not limited to: air handling units complete with associated equipment and controls; unit heaters, heating and cooling coils, fan coil units and thermostats; deionized water units; exhaust fans, fume hood exhaust systems, air filters, water filters, circulating pumps; oil fired furnaces; various kitchen equipment; other building equipment which may be encountered from time to time.
- Perform various preventive maintenance tasks, including but not limited to: internal and external cleaning, oiling and greasing, changing and maintaining oil levels, replacing and adjusting drive belts, alignment of pulleys, periodic cleaning, lubrication, inspection, etc.
- Detect and report defective and malfunctioning equipment. Where necessary, take remedial action to prevent possible further damage or complications.
- Assist tradespersons on repairs of equipment during overhaul or emergency breakdown.
- Perform limited corrective maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and associated equipment on an as-required basis to supplement and assist tradespersons.
- Responsible for the campus heating and cooling water testing and treatment program. Take and analyze samples of various heating and cooling water systems for corrosion and biological contamination.
- Coordinate the movement, dispensing, and handling of chemicals used in the water treatment program. Add chemicals to maintain prescribed bacterial contaminant and chemical concentrations.
- Maintain accurate records and submit timely reports for review and filing.
- Coordinate, assist in the installation of, and maintain sampling stations and water filters.
- Perform minor repairs to piping and controls.
- Clean, test and calibrate online test equipment for cooling tower blow-down.
- Recommend modifications to water treatment systems.
- Assist in adding heating and cooling water systems to the water treatment program.
- Liaise with and coordinate water treatment activities with the water treatment company representatives and others as appropriate.
- Other related duties as may be required.
- High school diploma, or equivalent, combined with one or more years' experience in preventative maintenance or related work.
- Knowledge of chemical water treatment considered an asset.
- Aptitude for mechanical work. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for safe work practices around mechanical equipment.
- Ability to work with minimum supervision, both independently and in conjunction with other service personnel.
- Must have the physical capacity to carry out the functions of the position including the ability, on occasion, to lift heavy objects, and work from ladders or in cramped quarters or confined spaces.
- Must be able to distinguish and interpret the meaning of colour comparisons in association with water analyses.
- Ability to use established mathematical procedures to determine chemical concentrations and chemical feed rates.
- Ability to read technical information and bulletins and attend technical training seminars.
Closing date for applications is July 6, 2021 4:00PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.