Plants Maintenance Technician
Plants Maintenance TechnicianRegular Full-Time
Utilities/Public Works Department
A Versatile Career Ensuring the Safe and Efficient Operation of the City’s Facilities
About Our Community:
Boasting a high standard of living and quality of life, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects local residents, businesses, resources and agricultural products to markets around the world. Affordable housing along with short commute times are also appealing! Discover all of these opportunities and more!
About Our Organization:
The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With plenty of opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, a healthy work-life balance is encouraged.
About The Opportunity:
As a Plants Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for power engineering and plumbing related maintenance at water pump stations, sanitary sewer pump stations, wastewater treatment plant, and District Energy sites. In the course of your day you will be challenged with the maintenance, repair, alteration, and installation tasks for plant/energy as well as energy transfer stations, boilers and cooling systems at other city facilities.
About Your Background:
Along with Grade 12, you have a valid Inter-Provincial Plumbing Qualification or a B.C Trades Qualification for Plumbing. Certification. Ideally you have a valid 5th Class or higher Power Engineer’s Certificate or must achieve the 5th Class or higher Power Engineer’s Certificate within 12 months of hire. Endorsements in electrical, refrigeration, gas fitting and/or HVAC systems are considered assets. You also have a minimum of three years’ experience as a power engineer as well two years as a journeyman plumber working in commercial or industrial buildings. A valid, full privilege Class 5 Driver’s License (or out of province equivalent) is required. As a condition of employment, the incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a clear RCMP Enhanced Reliability Status as well as additional security clearance to permit access to sensitive buildings with various security requirements.
Why You Will Love Working for our Utilities team at the City of Prince George:
- Optimize plant performance and safety with your critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
- Apply your multi-disciplinary knowledge of the necessary safety precautions, bylaws, rules, and regulations governing heating/cooling systems and plumbing work.
- Enjoy a competitive starting wage of $38.68 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits and pension package.
Please refer to the job description on our website for more details about this exciting career!
If you are passionate about making the City of Prince George an even greater place to live, work and play, please apply by January 23, 2020 to:
Move Up Prince George City of Prince George
The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.