CAW - Controls & Equipment Service Worker Class 3

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: Controls & Equipment Service Worker Class 3
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the entire physical plant of the University including construction, renovations, the provision of utility services and the care and maintenance of all properties.

Under general supervision, the Controls & Equipment Service Worker Class 3 is responsible for the maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and related controls, assisting in the installation of air supply systems, equipment and related controls and maintaining related records.


  • Performs installation of air supply systems, equipment and related controls.
  • Repairs, maintains, calibrates and adjusts pneumatic and electric controls.
  • 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 units.
  • Records hours of work on work orders and daily time sheets.
  • 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 three years of experience related to the position.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the equipment maintained by the department.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to keep informed of new developments in the field of work.

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