Ontario Government Hr Jobs – OPERATIONAL TEAM LEAD

Website Ontario Clean Water Agency

Job Description:

To plan, coordinate, administer and oversee operational and maintenance activities, including compliance with operational agreements in accordance with all relevant legislation, acts and regulations. Provide team leadership to operational and maintenance staff. Under the direction of the Manager the incumbent is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all operational and maintenance activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains inventory of all supplies and equipment;
  • Support facility performance by implementing corporate objective standards, Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and Occupational Health and Safety;
  • Develops a variety of reports for the Hub management and recommends changes in operating procedures to management and staff, i.e. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Leads and coordinates operational staff and activities in order to meet all C of A and legal requirements;
  • Research and recommend techniques to carry out maintenance repairs to extend life span of equipment.
  • Liaison with Operations Manager to discuss workload availability pertaining to employee vacation requests based upon operational and maintenance requirements in the Hub;
  • Prepares and schedules staff work and prioritizes assignments, following up to ensure completion;
  • Review process data and calculations for completeness and accuracy;
  • Plans maintenance on equipment and processes in accordance with established routines, performance history or manufacturer’s recommendations;
  • Acts in the absence of the Assistant Operations Manager during vacation or periodic absences;
  • Coordinate and schedule repairs and replacement of all equipment and structures within the facilities, determining priorities time frames, costs and resources required;
  • Provide operational or maintenance reports to Management as required.
  • Provides technical training as required and/or recommends training and development courses for staff;
  • Assist the Operations Manager and Assistant Operations Manager to develop annual O&M budgets and provides recommendations relating to potential operational & maintenance expenditures;
  • Advises the Operations Manager of any human resources issues or performance problems including recommendations for staff Performance Planning and Review (PPR) process;
  • Troubleshoot facility processes and provide direction to Operations Staff for corrective action;
  • Supervises and directs the activities of staff, ensuring regulations, policies and procedures are adhered, i.e. Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Identify, research and recommend new process technology to optimize process quality and reduce costs;
  • Ensures safety regulations are followed by all staff and all PPE equipment is used;
  • Recommends and/or implements changes to processes to improve facilities operations;
  • Oversees the computerized system Work Maintenance System (WMS);

Job Requirements:

  • Required to travel within the Georgian Bay Hub area as required
  • Good planning, financial and analytical skills to manage and plan multiple projects & assess project priorities
  • Valid Class G driver’s license
  • Good technical knowledge of the theories, principles and practices related to the operation, maintenance and administration of water processes and related equipment.
  • Ability to respond to alarms within a reasonable amount of time
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental health and safety legislation, regulations, procedures and guidelines including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental Protection Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Regulations 180/03, 128/03 169/03, and 170/3, Occupational Health and Safety Act, National Fire Prevention Association Standards 291, Traffic Management Section 7 of the Highway Traffic Act as well as other statues to monitor program delivery and ensure compliance.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required to effectively communicate with Agency staff, clients, other levels of government and the public.
  • Ability to complete documentation that ensures adherence to the applicable acts and regulations
  • Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours

Qualification & Experience:

  • Working knowledge and experience with the Drinking Water Quality Management System
  • A lesser qualified candidate may be considered as an under-fill. Minimum Operator-in-Training (OIT), as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Drinking Water Act and O.Reg. 129/04 of the Ontario Water Resources Act(https://owwco.ca/getting-your-certificate-or-licence-for-the-first-time/).
  • Demonstrated experience supervising staff to train, direct and assign work activities.

Job Details:

Company: Ontario Clean Water Agency

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Schreiber, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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