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Surrey, BC
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Full Time
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Construction, Mining and Trades

Tradesperson – HVAC/Gasfitter

Mechanical Department

3 positions full-time CUPE positions


Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's biggest employer. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 316km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 10,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.


Reporting to the Foreman of Mechanical within the Facilities Division, the HVAC/Gasfitter Tradesperson is responsible for a variety of heating and ventilation duties across over 140 school district sites and offices. The School District facilities include a variety of HVAC equipment and as such we seek individuals with experience working on older model equipment as well as new technology. The District has implemented 100% DDC at all sites and as such the successful applicants must be comfortable implementing controls via laptop. 


The successful applicant must be a team-player ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in the Mechanical Department who hold great pride in their work. Due to retirements and a new position the department currently seeks 3 HVAC/Gasfitters for the following shifts:


  • One Regular full-time ongoing position – days only (7am – 3pm, Monday to Friday)
  • One Regular full-time ongoing position – afternoons only (3pm – 10pm, Monday to Friday)
  • One 1-year temporary full-time position – flexible days/afternoons (Monday to Friday)


The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. The successful applicants will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey. Must have own small hand-tools and tool pouch.


Applicants must have:


  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license;
  • Gasfitter ‘B’ ticket, ‘A’ ticket will be a great asset;
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in heating and ventilation;
  • Experience with HVAC in institutional setting is a bonus!


This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $31.31, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.


As these are vacant positions- shortlisting and interviews will be held during the posting period.


Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at www.makeafuture/surrey by 4:00 pm, Friday October 20, 2017 or via mail to:


Competition #: HVAC:892:17
Human Resources Department

                                                  School District No. 36 (Surrey)

                                                  14033 92nd Avenue

                                                  Surrey, BC  V3V 0B7


The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment.  Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted. 

Posted: September 25, 2017
Closes:October 20, 2017