Building Mechanic, Millwright

Plant Operations Toronto, Ontario


Requisition Id: 2022-372
Number of Positions: 1
Job Status: Regular Full-Time
Hours & Days of Work: 35 hours per week
Minimum Rate: $33.33
Maximum Rate: $41.65
Minimum Salary: $60,660.00
Maximum Salary: $75,803.00
Target Start Date: 05/09/2022

                     Building Mechanic, Millwright                       
Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)

Monday through Friday.  Hours 2 pm to 10 pm.

Does the thought of operating and maintaining the mechanical, electrical, structural, and architectural core components of one of the largest art museums in North America excite you? Do you feel passionately about working with a world-class team on energy reduction initiatives, regulatory and safety compliance, and capital upgrade/rejuvenation projects?

Located in Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“the AGO”) is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a collection of close to 100,000 works. Through the collection as well as collaborations with leading museums around the world, the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs to approximately 1 million visitors annually.

We are currently seeking a
Regular Full-Time, Building Mechanic, Millright  to join our Plant Operations team. Under the direction of the Deputy Director, Plant & Building Infrastructure, the incumbent will perform preventative, demand, and corrective maintenance on mechanical operating equipment and building environmental systems throughout the Gallery for the preservation and safe storage of the collection. He/She/They will troubleshoot building related problems including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, architectural, plumbing, life safety, elevator, steam and hot water boiler systems and their respective auxiliary equipment. Must be able to work evenings and on-call duties.

Interested so far? Learn more about why AGO would be a great fit below.

The Gallery continually strives to create a safe and inclusive workplace. We offer diversity and inclusion training to our staff and volunteers so they can continually learn and contribute to fostering a supportive environment where people feel comfortable to come to work as they are.

The mental health of our employees is also very important to us. We offer our employees programs that support wellness and enhance the job experience. If our employees need assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) services are available to them. The Gallery also takes part in the city and province’s reciprocal benefits program, allowing our employees access to city and province discounts.

What are the benefits and highlights of working at the AGO?

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounts from the Provincial/City Reciprocal Agreements (Free admission to museums, the CN Tower & Discounts off amusement parks, city attractions, hotels, wine tours, Second City, the Ontario Science Centre, and much more!)
  • Discounts to GoodLife Fitness
  • Free tickets to every major exhibit at AGO

If this sounds like an opportunity you are looking for, apply now!

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • Mandatory Ontario 433a OR Red Seal Millright licence.
  • Minimum of five years related work experience in a comparable position in a comparable sized facility.
  • Thorough working knowledge of building mechanical, electrical and automated building systems, related practices, procedures and activities required.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand blueprints and plans.
  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate computer systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS), safety regulations and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting & problem solving skills.
  • Participates and contributes in cross-functional team activities/projects and puts team goals ahead of individual goals.
  • Communicates effectively and maintains productive relationships with all levels of the organization including internal / external contacts.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by submitting a tailored cover letter and CV. We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


External Application Deadline: 05/23/2022