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Posted: 
2021-12-01
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
North Vancouver

Electrician

(Maintenance) - Permanent Full-time

Reference #CE-2022-Elec-001 WHO WE ARE

From coastal beaches to mountain forests, North Vancouver School District the natural place to learn provides world class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student. Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools, 2600 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. We are looking for enthusiastic and positive individuals to learn, share and grow with us in the natural place to work".

THE ROLE

Electricians play a key role in our School District by keeping our schools well maintained and safe. Our electricians perform a variety of tasks including troubleshooting, testing, repair, maintenance, alteration and installations throughout the School District. This work requires skills at the journey person level and the ability to exercise independent judgement. Considerable knowledge of building systems and controls and the ability to interpret drawings and specifications when executing work is required. This position requires the successful incumbent to evaluate the time, materials and equipment needed to complete work orders dispatched through an automated work order management system. In addition, this role requires a person who is service oriented, has excellent verbal and written communication skills and some supervisory skills. Work may be reviewed to ensure standards and objectives are met.

WHAT WE REQUIRE Thorough knowledge of the current standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the trade.

Considerable knowledge of the hazards and proper safety precautions of the trade.

Considerable knowledge of the applicable by-laws, rules, regulations and codes governing the trade work performed.

Working knowledge of other electrical/electronic trades necessary to install, maintain, and repair physical plant.

Ability to perform a variety of skilled tasks to established standards.

Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner using considerable independent judgement.

Ability to read blueprints and plans, maintain records, estimate materials needed, requisition parts and materials and complete reports as required.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to coordinate work effectively with staff, other trades and outside contractors.

Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, other trades, and outside contractors and work in a team environment as necessary.

Ability to supervise the work of one or more helpers as required.

Skill in the use and care of tools, materials and equipment used in the trade.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Completion of the 12th grade or equivalent, supplemented by technical courses related to the work

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in the trade

Two years related experience as a journeyman electrician

An equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND REGISTRATIONS British Columbia Certificate of Qualification for Electrical (T.Q.) or equivalent.

Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License.

This is a unionized position with benefits, and the current rate if pay is $34.96/hour.

All candidates are required to submit to a BC Ministry Criminal Record Check and a local Police Criminal Record Check as condition of employment.

Applying to this posting is a two-step process: Create your profile on Make A Future

Apply to this posting. We value the opportunity to learn, share and grow on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Skwxw7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

*All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

** The North Vancouver School District values the time you have taken to submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move forward will be contacted.**