Maintenance Technician I - Carpentry
Reporting to the Director of Facilities & Business Services, and utilizing a service excellence approach, this position provides specialized trades services such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, or refrigeration/HVAC for all campuses of Selkirk College but will be based out of Nelson. This position must possess a trade journeyperson certificate; duties and responsibilities are dependent on the trade certification but include general building and facility maintenance which includes basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC system repair and maintenance as well as operating building controls. General facility support may also be required which includes snow removal, lawn maintenance and grounds keeping duties and freight handling.
Location Castlegar Department College Services Subdepartment Maintenance Employment Group PPWC Recruitment Type Internal / External Appointment Type On Call FTE 0 Hrs / Week 0 Desired Start Date 04/07/2022 Closing Date 07/07/2022 Competition # 13162 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Performs specialized trades services in one or more areas:
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC):
Installing, operating, maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment and systems; Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting pneumatics for hot water heating and ventilation system; Maintaining diesel fired back-up power system; and Monitoring, maintaining and testing boilers and pressure vessels; Monitoring computerized building systems, compressor and sprinkler systems. Carpentry:
Renovating and maintaining buildings and cabinetry; Creating working drawings and developing material and time estimates for site specific project; Reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements; Prepare layouts in accordance with building codes; Maintaining carpentry tools and equipment; Repairing furniture; and Monitoring and maintaining carpentry service vehicle. Electrical:
Reading and interpreting drawing, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new and existing installations; Installing brackets and hangers to support electrical equipment; Installing, replacing and repairing light fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels; Testing continuity of circuits using testing equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of system, following installation, replacement or repair; Troubleshooting and isolating faults in electrical systems and removing faulty components; Connecting electrical power to av equipment, heating and cooling systems; Conducting preventive maintenance programs and maintain records; and, Familiarity with building controls (e.g. Delta controls) Plumbing/Gas Fitter:
Reading blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems; Installing, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures and systems; and testing pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges. Testing and adjusting control mechanisms and check pipes and piping connections for gas leaks using gas detecting devices. Installing and maintaining gas meters and regulators and gas lines between gas unit and gas meter; Installing, maintaining and servicing gas heating units and their components, such as burners, valves and automatic controls; Testing and replacing defective equipment or components; Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. Performs general facility support duties including:
Checking work orders and prioritizing daily duties and projects; Responding to inquiries and requests for assistance from students and staff; Requisitioning and/or purchasing supplies; Updating and ensuring compliance on WHMIS MSDS sheets; Performing freight handling duties; Assisting other trades as required; Performing snow removal duties; and Setting up for special events. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Must be in good physical condition Must be willing and able to travel between Selkirk College campuses Education and Experience
High school graduation Journeyperson Certification (type dependent on the College needs during the recruiting period) Valid BC Driver’s Licence Minimum 3-4 years related experience This is an on-call position commencing as soon as possible. Salary will be in accordance with the PPWC Collective Agreement and dependent on the applicant’s qualifications and certifications, the Pay Grade will be PG 11 - $32.75 per hour.