Tradesperson Class B Gas Fitter / HVAC Technician - Mechanical / Heating Department - Temporary

Job Code: 2967580

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Class B Gas Fitter/HVAC Technician

Mechanical – Heating Department

Temporary Full-time CUPE position available

(Six month temporary, with possibility of extension)

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q̓ ícə̓ y̓ - Katzie, the qʼwa:n̓ƛʼən̓ - Kwantlen and the SEMYOME - Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's second largest employer and a recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employer awards. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 328km2. The Surrey School District team of more than 11,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

The Surrey School District is seeking to fill a vacancy in our HVAC/mechanical team! Whether you’re a seasoned HVAC tradesperson seeking work life balance or if you’re a new graduate with experience in a variety of HVAC systems- we invite you to apply!

Reporting to the Manager of Mechanical Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the HVAC/Mechanical Tradesperson is responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicant must be a team-player ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department of A & B Gasfitters, Plumbers, HVACR Mechanics, who hold great pride in their work. The department requires applicants to be prepared to work effectively in a small team as well as independently to complete top quality work in various District facilities. Experience and training in institutional facilities is a bonus!

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. This Mechanical Tradesperson position works 7:00 to 3:00, Monday to Friday, however shift times may vary with some afternoon work. The successful applicant will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • BCTQ in an applicable trade ideally Gas Fitter or Refrigeration or other trade supplemented with experience in a variety of HVAC/Mechanical work;
  • Must hold a Class “B” Gas Ticket (bonus if you hold a Class “A” ticket or an electrical endorsement!)
  • Knowledge of direct digital control (DDC)
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $39.50 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants can apply by clicking “apply online” below.

If you have questions regarding this position, please call 604-572-0500 and ask for Manager, Mechanical Department.

This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Note: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

Posted On
March 28, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
$39.50/hr. plus benefits package: Municipal Pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter