Electrician (Temporary)

Job Code: 3506259

Job Description


Recognized for its diversity, dedication to inclusion, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a long history of providing high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to be “The Best Place to Learn and Lead.”

As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to our committed professionals across the district. We are currently looking for a full-time, temporary Electrician to join our Facilities Services department to perform millwork, maintenance alternation and construction at the journeyperson level across the district’s 53 facilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installing, upgrading, repairing, and testing electrical components such as lights, circuit breakers, fans and motors, and systems such as power distribution, security, emergency lighting, direct digital control, and fibre optics to ensure safe efficient operation.
  • Responding to electrical emergencies throughout the district facilities.
  • Develops manual plans, sketches, and drawings for the purpose of job layouts, permit applications, and estimating time and materials required to complete the work.
  • Provides technical advice and information to District staff as required.
  • Operating a district vehicle and maintaining the vehicle’s electrical equipment and materials inventory as necessary.
  • Performs other job-related duties of comparable importance, difficulty and responsibility as required.

Required Qualifications

Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship in Electrical or equivalent apprenticeship training and a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification in Electrical (T.Q.);

  • Two (2) years’ experience at a Journeyperson level in commercial or institutional service work, including maintenance, repair, and installation of commercial and industrial equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures, and equipment applicable to the electrical trade.
  • Ability to organize workload, work under periodic pressure and complete assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

Interested applicants MUST provide proof of TQ/Red Seal qualifications to be considered.

This is a unionized position that offers a 40-hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $36.15, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation, and sick benefits. Please note the hourly wage will be increasing as of July 1, 2023.

Richmond School District is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Our ability to provide the best education for our student population relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however ONLY those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

For more information about Richmond School District 38, please visit www.makeafuture.ca/richmond or our website at www.sd38.bc.ca.

Posted On
May 25, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas