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Make a Future - Careers in BC Education
Recognized for its diversity, dedication to inclusion, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a long history of providing high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to be “The Best Place to Learn and Lead.”
Richmond School District operates 38 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools, alternate programs, continuing education and a number of additional facilities.  The district enrolls approximately 21,000 students (K-12) and employs over 3000 dedicated staff.
We are currently looking for a full-time permanent Plumber to join our Facilities Services department to perform plumbing duties at the journeyperson level across the district’s 53 facilities.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
•    Installing, upgrading, repairing, and testing plumbing components, equipment and systems such as sanitary, storm, potable, natural gas, propane, compressed air and sprinkler systems to ensure safe and efficient operation;
•    Responding to plumbing and piping emergencies throughout the district facilities;
•    Develops manual plans, sketches and drawings for the purpose of job layouts, permit applications, and estimating time and materials required to complete the work;
•    Provides technical advice and information to District staff as required;
•    Operating a district vehicle and maintaining the vehicle’s electrical equipment and materials inventory as necessary.
•    Performs other job-related duties of comparable importance, difficulty and responsibility as required.
Required Qualifications
•    Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship in Plumbing or equivalent apprenticeship training and a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification in Plumbing (T.Q.);
•    Two (2) years’ experience at a Journeyperson level in commercial or institutional service work, including maintenance, repair and installation of commercial and industrial equipment.
•    Thorough knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures, and equipment applicable to the plumbing trade.
•    Ability to organize workload, work under periodic pressure and complete assignments with minimal supervision.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
Interested applicants MUST provide proof of TQ/Red Seal qualifications to be considered.
This is a unionized position that offers a 40-hour work week plus a comprehensive benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation, and sick benefits.
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however ONLY those being considered for interviews will be contacted.
Richmond School District is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Our ability to provide the best education for our student population relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences.  Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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