Career Opportunities
Plumber / HVAC 1
Job Code: 2570921
School District #43 (Coquitlam)
Closing Date: Jul 20, 2018 4:00 PM PDT
  Posted on: Jul 09, 2018 
Job Type:
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
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Job Description & Requirements




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                                         Plumber / HVAC 1

Temporary (40 hours/week) position

Immediate start


              Primary day Shift (7:00am – 3:30pm)



We are hiring! Do you have what it takes to join our team? We see our employees as our greatest assets. We have a current career opportunity for a temporary Plumber HVAC.  School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) is the third largest school district in BC with approximately 32,000 students in 70 schools. We serve the communities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, and the villages of Anmore and Belcarra. Our district has been consistently rated by British Columbia Ministry of Education as one of the best performing districts in the province and we are proud to run the largest international education program in Canada.

The Plumber /HVAC 1 reports to the Manager of Maintenance and the Trades Supervisor – Mechanical and provides Plumbing and HVAC 1 tasks.

Duties include:  

  • Installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing equipment in buildings and grounds
  • Maintaining and repairing gas fittings
  • Installing and repairing water mains, sanitary systems, hot water tanks and heating systems
  • Performing duties of the HVAC 1 as required
  • Ordering related supplies and equipment
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and structures such as boilers etc.
  • Providing estimates and advice on plumbing projects
  • Supervising uncertified tradesmen when they are assigned to assist; reporting unsafe situations and keeps detailed account of work performed for the computerized costing system
  • Operating plumbing tools, such as pipe cutting and threading equipment, power snake and soldering equipment etc.
  • Other work as assigned in other classifications in times of emergency


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Plumbing Trades Qualification (TQ) plus current Provincial Gas Ticket
  • Minimum of three (3) years proven experience in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system maintenance including a minimum of two (2) years’ experience using DDC systems
  • Recent related experience
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • A valid BC class 5 driver’s license


Applicants are advised they must successfully complete a criminal record check prior to hiring.  This position is full-time 40 hours per week – $34.79 per hour plus 16% in lieu of benefits


To apply, please forward your resume and copy of TQ by email to Brenda Niehaus, Manager, Human Resources


or alternatively, drop off your resume and copy of TQ to 550 Poirier Street, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7

no later than Friday July 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm


We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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