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City Surrey
Title Facilities Technician
Posting Status Closed
Branch Gas
Department Facilities
Affiliation IBEW
Open Date 10/16/2013
Closing Date 10/29/2013
Job Status Full Time Regular
Starting Salary $40.34 hourly
# of Positions Available 1
  • Ensures the efficient operation and maintenance of company facilities by performing all duties required for this purpose, or as assigned by the manager and/or designate.
  • Directs the work of the contractors and other workgroup categories in such a manner that the work is carried out safely, efficiently and expeditiously.
  • Provides technical direction and leadership to Company, contractors and other workgroup categories involved in any aspect of inspection, installation, maintenance and operations of company facilities, their electrical & mechanical systems, utilities and grounds.
  • Assists in planning work tasks related to the operation and maintenance of company facilities, their electrical & mechanical systems, utilities and grounds.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and instruction of training and operating programs.
  • Applies the related code requirements, institutional practices and company policies & standards as they relate to the operation and maintenance of company facilities.
  • Ensures that the facility structural systems, electrical & mechanical systems, life safety systems, utilities and grounds are functioning optimally.
  • Inspects the work of contractors and other workgroup categories maintaining, modifying and overhauling facilities and utilities in order to ensure that work is completed to company standards.
  • Works with tools and carries out maintenance and modification to facilities, their electrical & mechanical systems, utilities and grounds other than where prohibited by codes.
  • Completes all documentation required by the position.
  • May also be assigned other Facility tasks that the individual is capable of performing.
  • Requirements
  • Inter-Provincial Journeymen’s Refrigeration Mechanic Ticket
  • Inter-Provincial Journeymen’s “B” Gasfitters Ticket
  • Minimum 5 years journeymen’s directly related and relevant facilities experience in operation, maintenance, construction and commissioning of related electrical & mechanical systems and utilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting and programming VFD, DDC, DCS and/or PLC control systems
  • Proficiency in developing & interpreting facility systems design & construction drawings
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision making capabilities and ability to work effectively with a minimum of supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally, and in writing, clearly and concisely.
  • Intermediate understanding of Preventative & Predictive Maintenance Theory and Programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, train and monitor contractors and other workgroup categories assigned under their direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze & troubleshoot system problems, prepare written administrative documentation and keep accurate records.
  • Expert understanding of systems used to maintain and operate company facilities, i.e. Electrical & mechanical systems, utilities and grounds.
  • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of Facility codes, regulatory requirements and industry practices.
  • Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated safe work habits and adherence to safety regulations and practices on a sustained basis; must have class 5 driver’s license and a safe driving record.
  • May be required to provide coverage from 0600 to 1800
    May be required to work out of town within FortisBC service territory
  • Standby coverage may be required.
  • HireDesk Job ID 2038

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