Tradesperson: Pipe fitter / Gas fitter, Mechanical – Heating Department

Job Code: 3601885

Job Details

Two Full-time CUPE Maintenance positions

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 acknowledge the profound responsibility we all have in ensuring that our schools and district sites foster an atmosphere where everyone feels secure, respected, and valued. Our commitment to providing a quality education extends beyond academic excellence; we are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families. Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognizes 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 80,000 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.

The Surrey School District is seeking to fill vacancies in our HVAC/mechanical team! Whether you’re a seasoned Red Seal Technician seeking work life balance or if you’re a new graduate with experience in a variety of hydronic systems - we invite you to apply!

Reporting to the Manager of Mechanical Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the successful applicant is responsible for a variety of service projects including renovations, repairs, installations, and scheduled maintenance of building heating and cooling hydronic systems in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicant must be a team-player ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department of A & B Gasfitters, Plumbers, HVACR Mechanics, 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. Experience and training in institutional facilities is a bonus!

Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. This Pipe Fitter / Gas Fitter 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:

  • Red Seal in an applicable trade - ideally Pipe Fitter, Gas Fitter, or other trade supplemental with experience in a variety of wet heating and cooling applications relevant to HVAC / Mechanical hydronic systems.
  • Must hold a Class "B" Gas Ticket (bonus if you hold a Class "A" ticket or electrical endorsement!)
  • Service repairs and Diagnostics are an asset.
  • Knowledge of refitting and control valves are an asset.
  • Position consists of trade related physical demands pertaining to climbing, crawling, lifting, and carrying.
  • Basic computer skills would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of Direct Digital (DDC) would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience preferred. Equivalent education and/or relevant experience in the HVAC industry will be considered.
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.

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" to the right of the posting. 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: 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 22, 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