Technologist - Structural Department

Job Code: 3197298

Job Description


Structural Maintenance Department

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 city's second largest employer. 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 with 140 sites across 3286km2. 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 a vacancy in our Structural 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 communicates between internal and external consultants/contractors/suppliers to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects.

Applicants must have:

  • High proficiency in AutoCAD. Revit an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of computer operations and software applications related to work performed.
  • Sound knowledge of BC Building Code and other applicable entities.
  • Sound knowledge of construction assemblies, processes and techniques.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as respond to time-oriented emergencies.
  • Good interpersonal skills and have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous Project Management experience an asset.

Possession of an accredited degree, diploma or certificate of technology from a recognized technical institute or university is required. 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.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. Typical hours offer a shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday.

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $36.18 plus benefits package: municipal pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement.

Interested and qualified applicants can apply by clicking “apply online” below. If you have questions regarding this position, please call 604-572-0500 and ask for Manager, Structural Department. This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Note: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted.

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
$36.18/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