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Amendment Type: Amendment #3 

Amendment Date: 09/23/2022 

Amendment Reason: Please Note Posting Date Extension 


Job ID: 29278

  • Job Category: Trades
  • Division & Section: Corporate Real Estate Management, FM Civic Buildings
  • Work Location: Various Locations (See Below)
  • Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent vacancy
  • Hourly Rate: $38.15
  • Hours & Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Affiliation: L416 Outside
  • Number of Positions Open: 2
  • Posting Period: 11-Aug-2022 to 03-Oct-2022

  • Locations:
  • 1. 65 Front Street W. 

    2. 91 Front Street E.
    3. Metro Hall, 55 John Street
    4. 255 Spadina Road
    5. 277 Victoria Street
    6. 1050 Ellesmere Yard

    Please Note: You will be required to work at any of the above locations on a rotational basis



Major Responsibilities:


  • Performs skilled maintenance tasks in the installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of heating, ventilation, pool mechanical systems, refrigerating and air conditioning systems and all related equipment, in compliance with regulations made under the Ontario Energy Act
  • Ensures systems perform as designed and selects the various types of refrigerants, oils and lubricants suitable for usage in refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Cleans systems and performs related tests as required
  • Performs maintenance work and overhauls pumps, compressors, fans, heat exchangers and all related equipment; start-up and shut-down of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Provides work direction and training to other staff. Communicates related activities verbally and in writing, including the preparation of reports, details of work, data logging etc.
  • Uses electric arc and oxy-acetylene welding and cutting equipment
  • Performs a variety of skilled work not requiring the service of other licensed trade
  • Utilizes a variety of tools/equipment and is responsible for their maintenance
  • Travels to various work locations
  • Performs other related work as assigned


Key Qualifications:  

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:  


  1. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Certificate of Qualification as a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic in accordance with the regulations enforced in the Province of Ontario (Regulation 1076).
  2. Must possess Ozone Depletion Prevention Card.
  3. Extensive experience in purging and charging of refrigeration systems with refrigerants; performing leak detection tests; starting-up and shutting-down of refrigerating and air conditioning systems.
  4. Experience in the use, calibration and testing of instruments, gauges and electro-mechanical and pneumatic controls used in HVAC systems.
  5. Experience in electric arc and oxy-acetylene cutting and welding, brazing and soldering.
  6. Experience with materials, components and joining methods suitable for the installation and repair of piping used in refrigeration systems.
  7. Experience in workshop and plumbing practices; operation of machine tools and instruments used in electromechanical work.
  8. Experience in the selection of refrigerants, oils and lubricants, suitable for usage with refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
  9. Thorough knowledge and experience in the maintenance of machinery and equipment, such as air compressors, pumps, fans, heat exchangers, valves and gauges. This includes preventive and predictive maintenance methods used to achieve reliable and economical operation of the facility.
  10. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario, Class “G” Driver's License and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.
  11. Must also possess a G1 Gas Fitter certification.


You Must Also Have:  


  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning, and extensive experience in control and automation of multiple HVAC systems.
  • Knowledge of electricity in its single and 3-phase form, as applied to motors, solenoid valves, etc. Experience in connecting and disconnecting electric power lines to equipment after following safety lock-out procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, mechanical and instrumentation drawings; ability to produce sketches and working drawings. Extensive experience in setting up and aligning equipment according to specifications and drawings.


Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  Candidates will be required to show proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.