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Circuit Rider Trainer (2 positions available)

Location: Thunder Bay and Brantford


Closing Date: Open

The mandate of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is to provide engineering and technical advisory services to all Unaffiliated First Nations and Tribal Councils in Ontario. The OFNTSC requires the services of two Circuit Rider Trainers that will provide onsite training to Water Treatment Plant Operators in First Nations located throughout the Province of Ontario.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Circuit Rider Trainer will be responsible for training First Nation Water Treatment Plant Operators in the operation and maintenance of their community’s water and wastewater infrastructure by providing onsite OFNTSC Certified-Education-Unit (CEU’s) and On-the-JobTraining (OJT’s).

Major Responsibilities;

  • Coordinate and schedule CEU & OJT training for First Nation Operators.
  • Support First Nation Operators to maintain existing and attain higher levels of Operator licensing.
  • Provision the development of capacity in First Nations supporting individuals interested in becoming Operators.
  • Create, monitor and submit accurate OFNTSC CRTP Operator Training Plans.
  • Provide support to First Nations Operators as needed.
  • Respond to First Nations Operators enquiries and concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Support the development of the OFNTSC’s CRTP CEU training library.
  • Participate in OFNTSC and client related seminars & conferences.
  • Attend OFNTSC CRT training events.

Skills/Abilities; Effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated computer and mechanical aptitude. A familiarity with operating SCADA, GIS and CMMS systems. The ability to read technical drawings. Knowledge, understanding and experience with the application of related Provincial legislation and acts. (Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ontario Water Regulation Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental Protection Act).

Qualifications; Education and experience, minimum of 5 years experience in the operations of a Class II Water Treatment Plant. Valid Class II Water Treatment & Water Distribution
Operator licenses and Ontario Driver’s License.

Conditions of Employment; Ability to travel extensively throughout the Province of Ontario on a weekly basis.

Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “CircuitRiderTrainer” and send your cover letter and resume with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_CircuitRiderTrainer2020] to:
Melanie Debassige, Executive Director
Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation
195 Henry Street, Building #4, Unit #3
Brantford, Ontario, N3S 5C9
[email protected]

Closing Date