• Full Time
  • Windsor

Technical Standards & Safety Authority

About Us: Since 1997, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) has delivered public safety services on behalf of the Ontario Government. With headquarters in West Toronto, TSSA is a self-funded, not-for-profit organization that employs approximately 400 staff across Ontario. The roles within the TSSA are as diverse as the Province we serve. It takes all kinds of people with various skill sets and backgrounds to meet our organizational goals. All our employees share a few key traits: We are passionate about public safety We are highly skilled, problem-solvers We are collaborators who are invested in the communities we work in We are committed to life-long learning and development We operate with the highest integrity You will collaborate with experts across diverse fields, backgrounds and cultures, expanding your knowledge and helping you realize your full potential. We are currently looking to hire an Inspector for our Elevating Devices Program. This role will support Western Ontario region. Details of the assigned location will be determined upon the completion of the training program. Preference will be given to those who currently reside or are willing to relocate within this region. Position Summary: Inspectors are represented by the Ontario Public Service Employee Union – OPSEU/SEFPO, Local 546. As an Inspector, you will provide on-site initial and periodic inspection of elevating devices to ensure compliance to codes, standards, safety bulletins, and the TSS Act and Regulations. Depending on assigned territory, you may be required to inspect amusement devices. You will proactively educate the public and industry on existing and emerging safety priorities. You must possess a passion for safety in order to work towards our vision for building a safer Ontario. Job Responsibilities: Conduct inspections (initial, periodic, follow-up, etc..) of elevating, amusement and ski lift devices to ensure that the design, fabrication, installation, repairs and alterations are in compliance with the TSSA Act, regulations, codes and standards. Resolve/reduce non-compliance to the TSS Act, regulations and codes by carrying out investigations, assisting in the preparation of prosecution cases and providing expert witness testimony Conduct on-site inspections of incidents, equipment failures and respond to public inquiries relating to potentially unsafe operating conditions; and, Work closely with colleagues to enhance team performance and identify customer service delivery improvements. Provide feedback and constructive input regarding investigations Write reports, directions and general correspondence simply, clearly and logically Document and analyse patterns of non-compliance identified through inspections Identify and develop solutions for recurring inspection issues that conflict with TSSA’s standards, i.e., structural, maintenance Manage individual targets to meet program area budget Job Qualifications: Successful completion of a mechanical, electrical, engineering, or millwright certification Demonstrated experience in mechanical, electrical, engineering or millwright backgrounds Knowledge and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act Knowledge of the Technical Standards & Safety Act and related elevating devices Intermediate computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook). Self-starter manages the schedule and works collaboratively with supervisor and the scheduling team to prioritize work. A valid Ontario driver’s license is required, as this position requires daily travel. Elevating Device Mechanic certificate holder or equivalent would be an asset Current Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) would be an asset Practical field experience in the elevating industry. Salary to be discussed pursuant to education, work experience and licensing. Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment: TSSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are committed to building and maintaining collaborative, caring and positive work environments so that our employees bring their whole selves to work each and every day. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or disability. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. TSSA is pleased to offer accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for a job opportunity, or are contacted by us regarding a job opportunity, please advise of any accommodations you may require. Please note that applicants who receive any conditional offer of employment from TSSA will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment. TSSA will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to grounds protected under the Human Rights Code.

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