Tradesperson - HVAC Controls Technician

Job Code: 3181823

Job Details


HVAC Controls Technician

Mechanical – Heating Department

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 biggest employer. 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 approximately 13,000 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 Controls Technician seeking work life balance or if you’re a new graduate with experience in a variety of HVAC controls systems- we invite you to apply!

Reporting to the Foreperson of the HVAC/Mechanical group within the Facilities Division, the successful applicant will be responsible for the operation, programming, repair and scheduled maintenance of building heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) DDC control systems in over 140 school district sites and offices. The ideal applicant will have strong computer skills and familiarity working with direct digital, pneumatic, and electric controls and computerized maintenance management systems. The applicant will have knowledge of building mechanical/electrical systems and devices. Individuals should list those systems with which they have worked with in their letter of application.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. This HVAC Controls Technician 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:

  • Certification as an Instrument and Controls technician
  • 3-5 years of related experience. Equivalent education and/or relevant experience in the HVAC controls industry will be considered
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license
  • Previous experience with DDC controls systems preferred

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $39.50 plus benefits package: municipal pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement.

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 positions are filled.

Note: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted.

Posted On
June 19, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
District Facilities Centre
$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