Facilities Maintenance 4

City of Williams Lake

City of Williams Lake

Position Vacant

Facilities Maintenance 4
Full Time
Competition 18-53

For lifestyle, Williams Lake’s mixture of frontier charm and urban living can’t be beat. A regional centre with all major amenities.  Living and housing is very affordable with a range of residential opportunities from modern urban subdivisions and townhouses to large rural properties. The attractive mix of high-quality lifestyle and surrounding pristine wilderness playground makes Williams Lake a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.

Williams Lake offers year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. In the winter, the Cariboo offers snowmobiling opportunities and amazing cross-country ski trails, as well as snowshoeing and ice fishing. Williams Lake, known across North America as the “Shangri-La of Mountain Biking”, boasts the largest mountain bike park in the British Columbia’s interior, and over 200 kilometres of single track trails and tens of thousands of board feet of lumber constructing a variety of riding features all within metres of the City. The lake city is a great base for hiking, camping, four-wheeling, waterskiing, swimming, golfing and sport fishing as well. Our indoor recreation facilities are first rate, with the Cariboo Memorial Recreational Complex offering a brand new leisure pool with waterslide, new lap pool, steam room, sauna, massive swirl pool along with two arena ice sheets, and a brand new fitness centre.


Community Services Department

Current Rate of Pay:
$37.23 per hour plus benefits

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week – Shift work and weekends when required, pursuant to the Collective Agreement

Union Affiliation

General Statement of Duties:
The incumbent is responsible for a variety of building maintenance and repairs to the Cariboo Memorial Complex.  The work class is distinguished from that of the FM II & FM III, by the more skilled nature of the work which requires greater technical knowledge.

The incumbent shall be responsible to the Director of Community Services under the direction of the Facility Maintenance Coordinator.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Inspect, maintain and repair heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing and related systems in the Cariboo Memorial Complex.
  • Ability to operate and maintain the buildings automated building control system. DDC.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks of considerable variety as well as repairs, which are scheduled, emergency, or resultant from user complaints.
  • Assist the Facility Maintenance Coordinator in implementing a preventative maintenance schedule for all facility equipment and support systems in accordance with usage patterns.
  • Install, repair and modify heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment such as filters, belts, fans, thermostats, controls, pumps, boilers, furnaces, compressors, etc.
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs to refrigeration equipment such as chillers, condenser motors and fans.
  • Ensure TSBC regulations for maintenance of Ammonia ice plants are being met, including all required maintenance, testing, reporting, and associated training of all CMRC staff.
  • Review specifications and plans and makes recommendations to the Facility Maintenance Coordinator and the Director of Community Services for new installations.
  • Respond to concerns regarding room temperatures, ventilation, fans, dusty vents, test indoor air quality, modify temperature and fresh air levels and maintain humidity levels.
  • Provide information required to formulate long term maintenance plans, including collecting and organizing maintenance reports and data.
  • Assist the Facility Maintenance Coordinator in the preparation of cost estimates for Operations and Planned Maintenance Budgets for the Cariboo Memorial Complex.
  • Assist the Facility Maintenance Coordinator with development of staff schedules to meet operational requirements.
  • Operate and maintain equipment within the Cariboo Memorial Complex, as directed by the Facility Maintenance Coordinator.
  • Perform maintenance and custodial duties as assigned at the Cariboo Memorial Complex and maintain accurate records of such.
  • Maintain building security.
  • Perform arena ice maintenance as required, including ice making, ice painting, resurfacing, and edging.
  • Perform basic Zamboni maintenance, including pre-trip checks, fuel tank changes, and blade changes.
  • Perform basic maintenance and repairs on fitness center equipment
  • Monitor and ensure that factors such as free chlorine, PH, temperature, water meter and pump pressure readings meet the required daily standards.
  • Maintain pool circulation system, UV and chlorination system.
  • Ensure safety procedures are being followed.
  • Assist in instructing new staff in all aspects of Facility Maintenance duties.
  • Required to participate as a member in the CMRC Maintenance On Call Rotation. May be required to hold the Chief Engineer position for the Ammonia Refrigeration Plant (Special Plant Status, “Risk Assessed”)
  • Monitor, undertake (or delegate), and regularly update status of preventative maintenance tasks in “Asset Planner” software. May be required to perform maintenance or repairs in other City of Williams Lake facilities or locations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum Grade 12 education supplemented by technical courses such as Power Engineering or related courses at a vocational institute, plus sound related experience in building maintenance operation or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Must possess a valid trade certificate of qualification issued by the Technical Safety BC as Electrician, Plumber, Gas Fitter, Millwright or Refrigeration Mechanic (Freon or Ammonia). Trade designation and skills must be complementary to other FM4 position.
  • Experience in working with Direct Digital Control systems.
  • Must possess a valid BC Driver's License.
  • Must possess a valid Refrigeration Operator's Certificate issued by Technical Safety BC or obtain with six months of eligibility.
  • BCRPA or RFABC Pool Operator Level II Certificate required or obtain within six months of eligibility.
  • Thorough knowledge of the functions and operations of heating and ventilating equipment and services.
  • Sound knowledge of the functions and operations of plumbing and electrical equipment and services.
  • Experience in pool circulation systems repairs and pool chlorination system repairs.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical causes of equipment breakdown, identify potential problems and to operate, maintain and make skilled repairs to heating and ventilating equipment and related systems.
  • Ability to plan and implement preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in the performance of varied maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to read blueprints and plans and to prepare and maintain reports and records related to the work, manually or using a computer terminal.
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing in English.
  • Initiative and desire to undertake additional training to upgrade own skills and abilities.
  • CPR-C.
  • WHMIS training.
  • Additional skills required (or complete within six months of eligibility)
    • Scissor lift certificate.  
    • Confined space certificate
    • Fall restraint certificate
    • DDC training in both Reliable Controls and Delta Controls
    • Experience in commercial Audio/Video maintenance and operation
  • Knowledge and experience in PC use and specifically Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), and asset management/ preventative maintenance software
Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter outlining qualifications, experience, copies of applicable certifications, and letters of reference no later than 4:00 pm, October 19, 2018 to the attention of Ashley Williston, Director of Human Resources, City of Williams Lake, 450 Mart Street, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1N3 - Fax (250) 392-8484, or email awilliston@williamslake.ca

Organization: City of Williams Lake
Location: Williams Lake, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Category(s): Facilities Management/Development
Posted: October 5, 2018, 11:18 am
Expires: October 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

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