Team Supervisor, Plant Maintenance

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Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.


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We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions. 


As an employer of choice, Halton Region recognizes the many benefits of hybrid work arrangements including flexibility and better work-life balance for our employees. Where the work permits, employees will have the choice to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals. Please note, this position is eligible for our Hybrid Work Program/Work from Home Arrangement.


Posting ID: 752
Department: Public Works
Division: Water & Wastewater Treatment
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Work Location: 1141 Lakeshore, Burlington (Hybrid)
Employee Group: OCT
Posting Date: May 11, 2022
Application Deadline: May 25, 2022



Job Summary

Reporting to the Superintendent of Maintenance, this position is responsible for providing leadership to the trade’s teams within the treatment plants and is the gate keeper for all proactive and reactive work processes in their area of responsibility. The role is responsible for leading the team towards excellence in safety, maintenance management, reliability and problem prevention.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support a positive work environment that promotes mutual respect and team development through daily management systems and regular on the job support and data quality verification.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of detailed maintenance, safety, reliability and environmental care plans, standard work documents and performance management.
  • Ensuring Halton’s water and wastewater infrastructure is compliant with all applicable legislation and regulations (MOECC/MOL) through the delivery of a dynamic process to plan, undertake, validate, review and improve regulated activities within the division.
  • Support asset acquisition, disposal processes and the development of predictive (Pd.M.) and preventative maintenance (PM) programs.
  • Lead the scheduling, monitoring and reviewing of optimum maintenance strategies to reduce life cycle costs and risks while ensuring compliance with all regulations and legislation standards across the water & wastewater treatment plants 24/7 operation. 
  • Lead and support all tactical, maintain, repair and operate lifecycle processes to ensure the optimum decisions are made in collaboration with maintenance, operations, plant capital teams and other stakeholders as required.
  • Lead and support the continual development, review, and revision of staff performance, polices, long range plans for the Water & Wastewater Treatment divisions.
  • Ensuring that all services delivered directly to the residents and businesses of Halton are consistently delivered and respond to customer inquiries and complaints whenever necessary.
  • Supervision and support of activities across a diverse group of unionized staff requiring effective performance management, communication, dispute resolution, and negotiation skills in accordance with Corporate Polices and Collective Agreement language.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications


  • A skilled trade certificate of qualification, technical diploma or degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience supervising a large cross functional Maintenance team in an industrial setting. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience related to work planning and control including, planning, scheduling and monitoring of maintenance activities and ensuring performance targets are achieved.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, SAP PM or similar, and work order management processes.
  • Excellent collaboration, team building, organizational, leadership and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate professionalism, tact and political acuity when interacting with stakeholders. 



  • A working knowledge of maintenance management, asset management, reliability centered maintenance (RCM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) with certifications, AMP, MMP or CMRP.

Working/ Employment Conditions

Working Conditions

  • Travel will be required; incumbent must provide their own transportation. 
  • Incumbent will be required to respond to after hour callouts and provide leadership in emergencies and in adverse conditions, as specified by Public Work Practices.
  • The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, by the first day of employment.


Employment Conditions

  • In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required.


Important information about your application:

  • If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the application deadline.
  • If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.
  • Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered.
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  • If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.