Tradesperson – Electrician

Job Code: 3332577

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Tradesperson – Electrician

2 Temporary, Full-time AFG* CUPE positions available

* Annual Facilities Grant term positions are effective July 1st to June 30th with the potential for annual renewal and the opportunity to apply for a continuing, full-time electrical position. The start date for these AFG positions is as soon as possible.

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.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey. Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 77,000 students with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students. 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.

Reporting to the Foreperson and Electrical Manager, these positions are responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs, and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The ideal candidates must be team-players and ready to be part of a cohesive, effective department of professionals 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.

Surrey Schools prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These positions will work afternoon shifts Monday to Friday with some requirement for day shifts as needed. The successful applicants will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and work out of the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • Interprovincial Trades Qualification (TQ) in Electrical with a Red Seal endorsement;
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a variety of electrical work;
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.
  • Experience and training working on fire alarm systems is considered an asset.
  • Experience working in an institutional setting is a bonus!

This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $39.50, plus a benefits package: municipal pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement.

Qualified applicants can apply by clicking "apply" to the right of the posting. This posting will remain open until filled.

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

Posted On
June 03, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
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