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Carpentry And Construction Technologist

Job ID70-10-53-29-6D-8B
CompanyFleming College
Date Posted2019-10-08
Posted Until2019-10-17
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
What Are We About?
Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario…a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses. We are also extremely proud of our more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.

Who Are We?
The rapidly expanding School of Trades & Technology makes part of its home in the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, an 87,000-square-foot trades and technology skills training facility which features state-of-the-art, sustainable shop facilities, smart-wired classrooms and labs with the newest technology. A large open area, called the Skills Arena, allows students from a number of different trades programs such as carpentry, electrical, HRAC, plumbing and welding to learn and train in one location, as they would on a construction site. Aspiring chefs learn their trade in our culinary program where they put their skills to practice in our sixty-five-seat on-site restaurant. The School also delivers exceptional technology programming in a number of disciplines including computer engineering, wireless information networking, instrumentation and control engineering, computer security and investigations, electrical engineering and more.

What This Position is About:
Reporting to the Operations Manager, School of Trades & Technology, this position supports academic program delivery for the Carpentry and Construction programs and events (including Dual Credit, Skills Ontario, Trades Days camps). You will work safely and ensure that all Carpentry and Construction laboratories have adequate materials and working equipment which includes inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, replacing and calibrating a variety of Carpentry and Construction-related equipment as well as establishing and following preventive maintenance schedules. You participate in the preparation and delivery of laboratory exercises which includes: assisting faculty with equipment research requests; designing and building new equipment and devices; fabricating parts and other items; performing test runs of lab exercises for faculty; setting up lab equipment, demonstrations and teaching aids; demonstrating laboratory equipment and techniques to students; assisting students in the labs by reinforcing concepts taught by faculty; and diagnosing and repairing equipment on demand during lab sessions. You create and update equipment work instructions and safety manuals and ensure that these procedures and safety standards are followed in the labs, which also includes the proper storage and handling of hazardous and waste materials. In addition to being responsible for maintaining a collection of service manuals and repair history records, you will order equipment and supplies for the Carpentry and Construction programs and look after inventory control. In this role you will also be responsible for: obtaining quotes; initiating purchase requisitions; administering Safety Data Sheets for the Carpentry and Construction programs; and sourcing parts for students.

For More Information
For a complete job description, please refer to the posting on our website.

What We Are Looking For:
• Minimum two-year diploma and/or Certificate of Qualification (CoQ) in a carpentry, construction or related discipline and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience (post-diploma/CoQ) or relevant combination of education and work experience.
• Experience with inventory control and purchasing.
• Experience inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating a variety of equipment related to the construction and/or carpentry trades
• Experience reading blueprints and schematics with strong analytical and calculation abilities.
• Demonstrates core values of accountability, responsiveness, inclusiveness, innovation and collaboration
• Embraces diversity and easily adapts in a challenging environment where a diversity of people, situations and issues are encountered
• Excellent organization, prioritization, problem solving, research and time management skills, with a keen focus on health and safety as well as the ability to meet changing deadlines.
• Knowledge of best practices and Ministry of Labour standards for maintenance of equipment such as fume extraction and gas detection.
• Demonstrated leadership and team skills and the ability to work independently.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to deliver effective demonstrations
• Proficiency with a variety of computer programs including spreadsheet, word processing, internet applications, email, and inventory software.
• Experience in an educational or training environment is preferred as is training in Standard First Aid and 5S elements.
Salary$36.78 To $42.64 Hourly
OtherEquity, Diversity & Inclusion
Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail
How To ApplyPlease Note
Internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Support Staff Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining the Fleming College family.

How to Apply
Apply to a Fleming College position by going here:
Internal Applicants: My Self Service > Recruiting > Careers or My Campus > Career Opportunities.
External Applicants: Please refer to our careers page