E.S. Fox Limited
  • Niagara Falls, ON, CAN
  • Full Time


Established in 1934 as a small plumbing and heating company, E.S. Fox Limited today is recognized as a pre-eminent Canadian multi-trade Industrial, Commercial, Institutional and Nuclear constructor and fabricator. E.S. Fox Limited works in the industries of oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, pulp and paper, steel, automotive, pharmaceutical, casinos, hotels, hospitals, schools, and themed entertainment.

The company is headquartered in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and maintains full-service regional offices in Hamilton, Toronto, Port Robinson, Oshawa, Tiverton, Kingston, Sudbury, and Thunder Bay.

With a strong commitment to health, safety, and the protection of the environment, E.S. Fox Limited has earned a reputation as a people-first, environmentally conscious, socially responsible constructor.

The Niagara Falls, ON head office is looking for an organized, professional and results-oriented Database Administrator to join our team. Please note that this is an office-based position.


We are currently seeking a Database Administrator to join our Information Technology Department. The successful incumbent will be installing, patching, configuring and tuning Oracle and MS SQL Server databases, as well as providing day-to-day maintenance, troubleshooting and performance monitoring.


  • IT Operations Team
  • Software Development Team


  • Plan, install, upgrade, configure, and secure Oracle and SQL Server databases using best practices for database physical structure, functional capabilities, and security, and ensuring optimal performance.
  • Maintain a fully patched database environment by planning and scheduling patches periodically, evaluating patches, applying patches to a test environment, and patching production in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Performance tuning and monitoring; troubleshooting locks, waits, and poor SQL performance.
  • Responsible for database capacity planning, disaster recovery planning as well as supporting backup and recovery solutions.
  • Automate repeated tasks and activities by designing and implementing scripts, procedures, and packages.
  • Troubleshoot production problems, determining cause and problem resolution.
  • Participate in the evolution of critical systems as changes in business, process, and technology emerge.
  • Participate in project and team meetings, interacting and collaborating with team members.


  • University or College degree/diploma in Computer Science


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years' experience as an Oracle Database Administrator and Oracle PL/SQL, and preferably similar experience with MS SQL Server.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excels at automating tasks.
  • Knowledgeable about different aspects of security including authentication, authorization, encryption of data at rest and in-transit, monitoring, and blocking unauthorized access.
  • Demonstrates some leadership skills and independence.
  • Good understanding of emerging technologies.


  • Proven skills in relationship building, customer-focus, decision-making, and accountability
  • Results orientation
  • Team player
  • Mentoring skills
  • Demonstrates creativity, initiative and perseverance

E.S. Fox Limited is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We will accommodate applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

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