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Shift Engineer

Job ID:  2920

REGULAR FULL-TIME

Location:  COQUITLAM (RIVERVIEW), BC

 

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online at: https://www.bchousing.org/careers/current-opportunities

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

THE ORGANIZATION

BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

Shift Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY:

To operate and maintain a central heating plant and related equipment and monitor heating and air conditioning systems for various buildings.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

In addition to certification as a 4th Class Power Engineer, you have a diploma or equivalent training (e.g. RPA, CET) and 3 years of job-related experience.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

1. Operates and maintains a heating plant safely and efficiently:

(a) Operates and maintains machinery and equipment such as condensate polisher, chemical pumps, emergency generators and air compressors

(b) Monitors all pressure gauges and water levels to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the power plant

(c) Records boiler activity and logs changes to equipment

(d) Performs tests for boiler water and condensate water and applies chemicals as required

(e) Monitors fire and security systems and responds to alarms

(f) Maintains, monitors and adjusts H.V.A.C., Client Comfort Systems and Energy Management Control Systems for various buildings

2. Other Related Duties:

(a) Prepares and prioritizes maintenance schedules

(b) Maintains the cleanliness of boiler plant

(c) Provides input into budget process by recommending purchases

(d) Provides instruction and direction to co-workers and assistants working on machinery and equipment in the heating plant

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How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

Please review the Job Description prior to applying

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

Apply Now : www.bchousing.org/careers