Facilities Technologist

Job Code: 3641513

Job Details

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 values an inclusive school district, where equity is deeply embedded and diversity welcomed. We are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families. We work to continuously grow and improve our practices, celebrate our differences, and empower people to promote positive change in our communities. Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognize the importance of diversity of identity and thought. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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 82,000 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.

Surrey Schools is seeking to fill vacancies on our Facilities Maintenance team!

Reporting to the Manager of Structural/Plumbing Maintenance, this position will be responsible for providing technical and building information support to ensure maintenance program and projects adhere to applicable codes, by-laws & regulations. This position develops, plans, organizes, and schedules maintenance and other renovation projects. This position communicates between internal and external consultants/contractors/suppliers to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects and as such the ideal candidates must have exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Success in this position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple deadlines as well as respond to time-oriented emergencies. The Technologist role requires thorough knowledge of computer applications and software applications related to the role.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These Technologist Positions work 37.5 hours per week on typical day shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday.

Applicants must have:

  • Possession of an accredited degree, diploma, or certificate of technology from a recognized technical institute or university.
  • The candidate must be eligible for registration as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T) or Architectural Technologist (AT-BC) in British Columbia.
  • Minimum three years related work experience in construction, maintenance field including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Sound knowledge of BC Building Code and other applicable entities.
  • Sound knowledge of construction assemblies, processes, and techniques.
  • High proficiency in AutoCAD. Revit an asset.
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.
  • Previous Project Management experience an asset.

These are unionized positions that offer an hourly wage rate of $38.53 per hour plus benefits package: municipal pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Expected additional increase to hourly rate in July 2024, as per new collective bargaining agreement.

Qualified applicants can apply by clicking the "apply" button to the right of the posting. This competition 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
May 23, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
District Facilities Centre
$38.53/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