Website Ryerson University

Job Description:

We are looking for a licensed and experienced Plumber/Gasfitter to join our team! This is a full-time permanent position. In this position, you will be responsible for undertaking regular inspections, preventive and corrective maintenance, modifications, repairs and adjustments to piping and components of water, gas, air and vacuum services including waste and drain services in washrooms, laboratories and mechanical plant spaces.You will be responsible for completing the implementation of plumbing service request from campus clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lays out, assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fixtures and fittings used for water distribution, waste disposal and gas distribution according to plumbing and gas codes.
  • Undertakes modification, replacement and repair of pneumatic piping.
  • Undertakes modification, replacement and major repair of piping and components such as valves, traps, strainers etc., in the boiler plant, chiller plant, fan and mechanical rooms etc. under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Operations.
  • Installs domestic plumbing fixtures such as water closets, wash basins and baths, industrial plumbing fixtures, kitchen equipment and photographic processing equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains air compressor piping, pressure reducing valves and fittings associated with them.
  • Cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, hack saw, flaring tool and pipe threading tools or machines.
  • Installs and repairs piping valves and fittings made of metals such as iron, steel, lead or copper and non-metallic materials, such as plastics, glass or vitrified clay.
  • Connects components together such as water supply piping, control valves, fixtures and drainage to form complete plumbing systems.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of sprinkler and fire lines.
  • Completes bills of material, estimates, sketches and other documentation as required.
  • Locates, lays out and marks position for connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors using measuring tools and devices and knowledge of water supply, waste disposal systems and gas supply systems. Cuts holes through walls and floors to accommodate pipes using hand and power tools.
  • Maintains and repairs installed plumbing systems by tracing and rectifying defects, replacing broken pipes and fixtures, soldering and caulking leaks, clearing plugged waste pipes and traps and thawing frozen lines.
  • Undertakes a comprehensive preventive maintenance program and ensures that proper maintenance cycles are maintained and data given to the Supervisor.
  • Joins pipe sections using fittings, couplings, elbows, solder, lead, screws, bolts and clamps; secures pipes in position using brackets and hangers.
  • Under the direction from the Supervisor, Maintenance and Operations undertakes preventive maintenance and replacement of components such as valves, strainers, traps, of installed piping systems involving hot water heating and low pressure steam, chilled water, etc., forming part of the physical plant distribution system.

Job Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a current Ontario license for Journeyman Plumber and Gasfitter G2.
  • Ability to work in undesirable and disagreeable conditions such as dust, dirt, fumes, extreme temperatures (excessive cold or heat) and potential hazards, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize the order in which work orders are completed.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience as a licensed Journeyman Plumber and Gasfitter in the maintenance of building plumbing and heating systems, preferably in an industrial, commercial or institutional facility.
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Plumbing and Gas Codes.
  • Working knowledge of WHMIS and OH&S Act.
  • Must be willing and able to wear and use personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing.
  • Must be capable of heavy lifting and other strenuous physical activity such as: continuous walking; standing; kneeling; climbing ladders; working on the back, sides and above shoulder for extended periods of time; working in confined spaces; working on scaffolds, air lifts or elevated equipment.
  • Must demonstrate a record of attendance, reliability and dependability.
  • Ability to follow detailed established procedures and methods to perform job duties.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Successful completion of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, preferably in a technical program.

Job Details:

Company: Ryerson University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Oakville, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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