Maintenance Technician - Fountain Operator

Under the supervision of a Quebec based Project Director or Technician in Chief, the Maintenance Technician – Fountain Operator will be responsible for assisting and performing the following tasks for the maintenance and supervision of architectural fountain equipment at Waterloo Park in Waterloo, ON:

  • Determine the cause of problems on electromechanical devices or control panels
  • Determine the solution to solve operational problems
  • Maintain mechanical parts and fountain basins clean/free of debris
  • Order parts for repairs via supervisor
  • Troubleshoot, calibrate and adjust equipment
  • Know the client’s expectations
  • Plan the work and determine future maintenance tasks
  • Ensure client satisfaction and log interactions with clients
  • Understand the operation of a variable frequency drive (VFD) and fountain control panels
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment and calibrate if necessary
  • Find design improvements for future pools and fountain projects
  • Write reports including pictures via email or text messages to supervisor
  • Job offer from May to October 2023, will also be available in 2024 and 2025
  • Perfect job for a student, semi-retired or to earn extra income


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Team spirit and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Manual skills
  • Autonomy and reliability
  • Ability to access fountain location with personal vehicle and occasionally go at Home Depot/pool store to buy materials/pool products (all consumables for fountains are reimbursed by Soucy Aquatik)


  • Bilingualism (French and English) is not mandatory but would be an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, electrical, controls or mechanical engineering (in progress or being completed)
  • Plumbing, electrical, controls or carpentry certification or experience


  • Three hours of work in Waterloo Park per week with $100/hour salary, for a total of $300/week
  • Flexible hours, small tools included
  • $0,50/km allocation for travelling between home and fountain location (limited to $100/week)

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