Job Code: 3652035

Job Details

Coquitlam School District invites applications from individuals for the position Plumber/HVAC 1. As the third largest school district in the province, we are located within a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The school district has a population of 32,000 students with approximately 4300 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff.

The Plumber /HVAC 1 reports to the Manager of Maintenance and the Trades Supervisor –Mechanical and provides Plumbing and HVAC 1 tasks with a minimum of supervision.

Duties include:

  • Installing, maintaining, and repairing plumbing equipment in buildings and grounds
  • Maintaining and repairing gas fittings
  • Installing and repairing water mains, sanitary systems, hot water tanks and heating systems
  • Performing duties of the HVAC 1 as required
  • Ordering related supplies and equipment
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and structures such as boilers etc.
  • Providing estimates and advice on plumbing projects
  • Supervising uncertified tradesmen when they are assigned to assist; reporting unsafe situations and keeps detailed account of work performed for the computerized costing system.
  • Operating plumbing tools, such as pipe cutting and threading equipment, power snake and soldering equipment etc.
  • Other work as assigned in other classifications in times of emergency.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Plumbing Trades Qualification (TQ) plus current Provincial Gas Ticket
  • Minimum of three (3) years proven experience in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system maintenance including a minimum of two (2) years’ experience using DDC systems
  • Recent related experience
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • A valid BC class 5 driver’s license

We offer an attractive benefit package which includes: MSP, life insurance, extended health, dental, pension (MPP) and a long-term disability plan. Current salary is $42.68/hour – 40 hours a week.

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Posted On
May 19, 2024
Closing Date & Time

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