Saturday , September 23 2023

UBC HR Jobs – Engineer / Electrician

Website The University of British Columbia

Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for operating and maintaining building equipment and infrastructure related to boilers, cooling towers, pumps, air compressors, geo-exchange and district energy system HVAC systems, controls, fire suppression systems and other related equipment to ensure the campus remains operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reports the need for inventory items requiring replenishing to the Charge Engineer.
  • Enters work order status into work order system.
  • Conduct rounds of building mechanical rooms and report abnormalities to the Charge Engineer.
  • Inspect Boiler systems for safe operation and report abnormalities to the Charge Engineer.
  • Work with required professional services or external contractors to assist in planning, designing and execution of complex system related contract work.
  • Follow log book procedure as in accordance to the BC safety authority.
  • Attend job related safety training.
  • Conducts periodical fire hydrant flushing and testing.
  • Responds to space temperature complaints.
  • Minor cleaning of mechanical areas.
  • Review daily log book to maintain communication continuity between shifts.
  • Works in a team approach to assist in the safe operation and maintenance of the campus mechanical systems and supporting infrastructure.
  • Purchasing of supplies and recording into excel tracking system.
  • Conducts routine fire sprinkler system tests.
  • Monitors and makes necessary adjustments to building automation systems.
  • Responds to urgent University situations such as fire alarms, floods, leaks, power disruptions, etc.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Assists in collection of records of utility data such as meter readings.
  • Complete systems operation and maintenance, essential to UBC operations, including:
  • Conducts preventative maintenance of the specialized and highly technical district energy systems, geo-exchange systems, HVAC systems, boiler and chiller systems, air and vacuum compressors, and supporting infrastructure, requiring significant periods of concentration throughout the day.
  • Monitor water quality in both open aquifer loop, district energy system heating and cooling systems and report anomalies or water quality concerns to the Manager, Operations & Utilities.
  • Follow all safety procedures such as lock out, fall arrest, confined space entry, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent plus completion of trades training in Power engineering to journeyman status (4th class power Engineer).
  • Over 6 years progressive related experience.
  • Cross connection control certification an asset.
  • Refrigeration experience an asset; gas fitting an asset.
  • Building Automation Systems experience an asset.
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver s License required.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical work and assume uncomfortable awkward positions.
  • Required to lift up to 50lbs on a frequent basis.
  • Must be able to work in areas which have higher levels of noise using proper hearing protection.
  • Proven ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment, work in confined areas, withstand heights and/or long periods of bending, and working in extreme climate conditions on a continuous basis.
  • Able to work flexible hours and or shifts and possibly weekends.
  • This position is also required to share the responsibility of being on-call.
  • Analytical thinking that incorporates creativity and innovation. Flexibility and comfort with change.
  • Good customer service and communication skills are required.
  • Must be a team player.

Job Details:

Company: The University of British Columbia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kelowna, BC, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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