Posting #: CUPE1295-10A-13P

Facilities Technician
Posted:May 15, 2013
Department:Facilities Management
Employment Status:Permanent Full-Time
Hours of Work:40 hours per week - NIGHTS
Salary Scale:$29.60 - $31.59 per hour plus night premium
Start Date:ASAP

Job Summary

Reporting primarily to the Cairns Family Health and Biosciences Research Complex (CFHBRC) Mechanical Supervisor in Facilities Management (with a secondary reporting to the Custodial Supervisor-nights), the Facilities Technician is responsible for monitoring, inspecting and maintaining all building operations mainly in the CFHBRC.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Operating, monitoring and performing routine maintenance on various building systems and equipment including: HVAC, air compressors, chillers, water treatment systems, heating/cooling systems, pumps and pumping systems, low-pressure boilers, building exhaust and fume hoods
• Performing troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and repair of various building systems
• Acting as “on-call” Facilities Technician/Millwright and/or Gas Technician (on a rotating schedule and as qualified) responding to priority calls requiring immediate action
• Inspecting, testing and verifying emergency power and associated electrical control systems, fire safety and suppression systems problems
• Inspecting, monitoring and operating building systems such as plumbing, controls, heating and cooling systems and complex mechanical systems
• Working and collaborating with other Facilities Management staff related to specific trades
• Training other employees
• Other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will have:
• Facilities Technician trade certification 255B or equivalent
• Demonstrated knowledge and ability with all building systems including mechanical, electrical and building automation
• Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve building maintenance and repair issues
• Demonstrated knowledge of PC-based software systems such as CAD, MS-Office, CMMS and other related software
• Demonstrated ability to work independently with self-initiative
• Solid time management and organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s license and good driving record (MOT abstract required)
• Industrial Mechanic/Millwright certification #433A (preferred)
• G1 Gas fitter Ticket (preferred)
• 4th or 3rd Class Operating Engineer (an asset)
• Ability to work primarily nights after probationary period, but with some flexibility for occasional day or afternoon shifts and/or irregular hours as required

Notes / To Apply :

Applicants are invited to email a resume and cover letter, quoting the posting number to or to Human Resources and Environment, Health and Safety, BROCK UNIVERSITY, St. Catharines ON L2S 3A1, by Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

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