UNIFOR - Lubrication and Equipment Service Worker

UNIFOR - Lubrication and Equipment Service Worker

Revision Date:
September 2015
Classification: Lubrication and Equipment Service Worker
Hay Point Range: N/A

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

Under general supervision, the Lubrication & Equipment Service Worker is responsible for troubleshooting the inspection, lubrication and maintenance of equipment on campus, repairs of small mechanical equipment and assisting the trades with major equipment repairs. They will assist in managing an inventory of stock items including filters, tools etc. They will prepare work orders as required based on their inspection of equipment.

• Replaces filters and removes for servicing when required.
• Repairs small mechanical equipment.
• Lubricates all types of equipment.
• Replaces worn and broken belts.
• Diagnose equipment and prepare work orders as required.
• Manages stock room items - eg. belts, filters, oil and tools.
• Assists Machine Shop trades on repair and overhaul of major mechanical equipment.
• Assists other Lubrication Service Personnel as required.
• Records hours of work on work orders and daily time sheets.
• Assists Machine Shop Trades in replacing bearings, pulleys and motors as required.
• Performs general housekeeping of mechanical rooms and related areas.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

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

Level of Formal Education
•  Minimum (Class 5) Power Engineers’ Certification with preference to the holder of a (Class 4) Certification.
• Must have at least a (Class 5) Driver's License valid in Manitoba.

• At least one year of related experience.
• Must have a thorough knowledge of Building System Components.

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to learn new concepts.
• Must be mechanically inclined.
• Must have good communication and decision making skills.
• Must demonstrate initiative, reliability and the ability to work in a safe manner.

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."