Building Technician - Temporary Full Time (Special Project) - 35 hours per week
Buildings Department (Board Office)
Nature of the work
The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in providing technical assistance to the various departments of the school board by conducting research, preparing drawings and specifications and collecting and supplying basic data to professionals and to those responsible for the various departments or in being responsible for the functioning of equipment associated with building systems.
In the area of civil engineering, the employee in this class of employment analyzes the needs as regards the construction and layout of premises as well as the construction of furniture and equipment, considering the constraints posed by its eventual use and the established standards. He or she carries out any necessary visits, research and consultations and prepares working drawings and specifications which will be used by professionals, such as architects and engineers. He or she verifies whether the work complies with the project specifications and the regulations and standards in force including those established by municipalities. He or she may also express an opinion on whether or not projects submitted to him or her should be carried out or suggest changes of a technical nature and, consequently, may be asked to explain his or her point of view to the administration.
Within the limits of his or her competence, the employee prepares architectural plans and drawings for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, electricity and others as well as the appropriate specifications for tenders and construction. He or she prepares standard plans for premises, such as laboratories and cafeterias; carries out various jobs, such as measuring surfaces, volumes and quantities of materials particularly for cost estimates and verification.
The employee may also monitor the work and prepare progress reports in order to determine the payments to be made and to ensure that deadlines are met.
In the area of building systems, the employee is responsible for the functioning, maintenance, verification and installation of heating, air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration and control systems; he or she calibrates, adjusts, modifies and programs electronic and pneumatic controls. He or she coordinates the technical work of the preventive maintenance of mechanical systems, conducts regular inspections and required operational tests; ensures that repairs are carried out or carries out repairs, as required; makes the necessary recommendations for major repairs or improvements required; participates in preparing and keeping an up-to-date physical inventory of mechanical services and of the replacement parts required for a safe operation of the systems; studies and suggests energy conservation programs and applies them or sees to their application once they are approved.
He or she may be required to train less experienced technicians as well as coordinate the work of support staff in performing duties related to the implementation of programs involving technical operations for which he or she is responsible.
If need be, he or she performs any other related duty
Hold a Diploma of College Studies in Building Systems Technology or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.
Please note that this position will require the successful candidate to travel to our schools and centres which covers a vast territory.
- For more information on our locations: https://westernquebec.ca/schools-centres/
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and adjust to changing priorities
Demonstrated abilities in task management, schedule management and budget management
$22.74 to $31.99 per hour (based on qualifications and experience).
as soon as possible
December 31, 2022
Application must include:
Resume (including detailed work history and education background)
A cover letter
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH APPLYTOEDUCATION
by 4:00 p.m. December 10, 2021
Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.
As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.