Current Postings

Trades II Electrician

CUPE, Full Time on a Temporary Basis
Posting# J0324-1242

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Engineering and Regional Utilities department is currently seeking an experienced professional to join their dynamic team as a Trades II Electrician. This position is full-time on a temporary basis, until return of incumbent, approximately five months.
In this position you will perform skilled service and new installation work at the trades level. This may include:

  • Installation of new electrical systems
  • Maintenance and repair of water distribution, sewage collection, and drainage equipment, related valve systems, and connected telemetry
  • Maintenance and repair of building electrical systems
  • Maintenance and repair of streetlights and traffic signals.

The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of building system components and related installations.
Considerable knowledge of all Codes and Regulations in regard to facilities, equipment, and safety along with experience in automatic controls and pumping systems is essential to the position.
To be considered for this position, you will possess the following:

  • Grade 12
  • B.C. Certificate of Electrical Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the trade.
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $36.22 to $42.62 plus an additional 12.4% in lieu of vacation, benefits and statutory pay.  
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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Closing Date: April 15, 2024