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Posted on: February 17, 2020
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Grade: N/A


Permanent full-time position: 39 hours per week, (4-day workweek, 3 days from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m and 1 day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00p.m).


Reporting to the Technical and Mechanical Supervisor, the incumbent installs and maintains plumbing and heating equipment.

Primary responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair equipment such as boilers, chillers, fans, pumps, and compressors; and control systems equipment to provide heating, ventilation, and refrigeration.
  • Perform inspections, assessments, and reporting on various assets.
  • Performing data entry with the latest technology in preventive maintenance.
  • Respond to service calls and emergencies.
  • Prepare and work on material; submit (for approval) requisition for materials and equipment.
  • Assist the Engineering and Building Performance department with energy conservation programs and commissioning.
  • Plan and communicate mechanical service and equipment interruptions.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Install plumbing systems and fixtures, with or without plans and specifications.
  • Install, modify, replace, repair, and service all plumbing, heating, and fire prevention systems.
  • Verify operational condition of fixtures and systems, take readings (such as pressure and temperature), and make necessary adjustments.
  • Verify and inspect assigned areas.
  • Complete forms and routine reports.
  • Respond to emergency calls on either campus when required.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor (including cleaning of equipment and mechanical rooms).


  • High School Diploma (DSS) and five years of related work experience.
  • Plumbing License.
  • Metal fabrication, cutting, welding and assembly are an asset.
  • Heating and Gas Licenses, BFP (back flow preventer) and Health and Safety courses desirable.
  • Working knowledge of steam fitting, gas installations, and welding; ability to read blue prints.
  • Basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken and written English and French in order to read and understanding drawings, instructions, technical manual, respond to service calls and to complete forms and routine reports.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills; customer-service orientation.
  • Valid driver’s license in Quebec.
  • Will require use of respiratory protection and enrollment in the Respiratory Protection Program.
  • Physical ability as attested by successful completion of medical evaluation to the University’s satisfaction. (e.g.: to lift, carry and move, without assistance, up to 23 kg (50lbs) and with assistance, up to 45kg (100lbs)).


$29.70 per hour



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by March 2, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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