CAW - Controls & Equipment Service Worker Class 4

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: Controls & Equipment Service Worker Class 4
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


Physical Plant is responsible for the entire physical plant of the University including the provision of utility services and the care and maintenance of all roads and grounds.

Under general supervision of the Controls Shop Foreman, the Controls Mechanic is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of heating equipment, maintenance and repair of related pneumatic and electrical controls, estimating costs of new installations and repairs to existing systems and equipment and maintaining related records.


  • Repairs, maintains, calibrates and adjusts pneumatic, electronic and electrical controls.
  • Installs and commissions new equipment.
  • Investigates and diagnoses complaints re: malfunctioning of equipment used for heating, cooling, air supply, vacuum and ventilation.
  • Maintains and repairs high and low pressure refrigeration and industrial air conditioning equipment.
  • Records hours of work on work orders and daily time sheets.
  • Estimates costs of time and materials required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.
  • Must possess a valid Certificate of Qualifications as a Refrigeration and/or Controls Mechanic or other appropriate certification issued by the
  • Manitoba Department of Labour.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License.


  • At least five years of related experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of and familiarity with all systems presently maintained by the department.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to assist or direct the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to estimate costs of time and materials required for new installations or repairs to existing systems or equipment.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

Questions or Comments? Contact Jindra Vancura at (204) 474-8288