Maintenance Technician II – City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

Maintenance Technician II

Requisition ID: 22318 

The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world’s most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose and Function
Working with the Facility Operations Team (Supervisor of Recreation, Superintendent of Mechanical and Maintenance Technician III), the Maintenance Technician II is responsible for the supervision and maintenance work necessary for the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and overhaul of various low pressure hot water heating plants (including condensing boilers), air conditioning and ventilation systems, ammonia ice rink plants, pumps and control systems, pool operations, geoexchange systems, heat pumps, micro district energy system and energy optimization of the complex.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The focus of this position is the operation of the plant complex. Duties include: provide orientation and training to Maintenance Lead Hands (MLHs), Utility Maintenance Workers (UMWs) and Building Workers (BWs) to achieve high standards of excellence in service; scheduling and supervising the work of MLHs, UMWs and BWs on both day and night shifts to ensure adherence to established standards, best practices and procedures of equipment operation and plant maintenance; ensuring that statue laws are followed and that the maintenance work is completed according to SAP Planned Maintenance. Additional responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, dealing with stakeholders, managing a maintenance budget, and on-site team support.
Education and Experience:

  • Completion of courses in the technical specialty and considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Technical training in building technology, including: HVAC, DDC, refrigeration operations and maintenance is preferred
  • Technical Safety BC Fourth Class Power Engineering Certificate or higher required
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record required
  • Class C Gas Certificate and Low Energy Electrical Worker designation is desirable
  • Pool Operators Certificate Level I and II is desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of building system components and related installations.
  • Considerable knowledge of building systems and the provincial regulations governing operations.
  • Ability to supervise the work of subordinates performing related work.
  • Ability to operate and adjust equipment and automated control systems (DDC), make complex repairs and replace components.
  • Ability to develop work plans, adapt work methods and estimate materials.
  • Ability to maintain records and to prepare reports.
  • Skill in the care and use of tools and testing equipment.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office software is preferred.

Business Unit/Department: Board of Parks & Recreation (1400) 
Affiliation: CUPE 15 Parks 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 
Position Start Date: November 2020
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-021: $32.25 to $37.97 per hour 

Application Close: Sunday November 1, 2020

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous applicants, all genders, nationalities and persons with disabilities. 

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

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