Tradesperson - Plumber

Job Code: 3212970

Job Description

Tradesperson - Plumber

Structural Maintenance Department
Four Full-time AFG* CUPE positions available

The start date for these AFG positions is as soon as possible.

*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 plumbing position.

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 second largest employer in Surrey and recently voted one of 2020's Top 100 BC Employers and Top Greenest Employers.

Surrey Schools is 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, most of our staff are able to work close to home. 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.

Due to growth Surrey Schools is seeking to fill four new positions with our Plumbing team! Reporting to the Manager of Structural Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the Plumber Tradesperson is responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicants must be a team-player ready to be prepared to work effectively in a small team and along side all in-house trades to complete top quality work in various District facilities. Experience and training in institutional facilities is a bonus!

Surrey Schools prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These plumbing positions works 37.5 hours per week on afternoon shift beginning at 3:00 p.m., Monday to Friday only. The successful applicants 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:

  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license
  • Interprovincial trades qualification (TQ) in plumbing with a Red Seal endorsement
  • Class B Gasfitter License
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a variety of plumbing work
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required
  • Sprinkler Fitter Journeyman Certificate is an asset
  • Cross Connection Control Certificate is an asset

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $37.08 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking “apply online” below. This competition will remain open until positions are filled.

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Posted On
May 25, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Job Open To
Management & Professionals
District Facilities Centre
$37.08/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