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Make a Future

HVAC/R Technician

Canada-British Columbia-Nanaimo

Posted 29 Days Ago68hvac-1570764

Company Information

This job opportunity was posted by Make a Future on behalf of the School Districts. Make a Future is a recruitment initiative created by BC’s 60 public school districts, the BC Ministry of Education, and BC Public School Employers’ Association.

Job Description

We are currently accepting applications for HVAC/R Technician

With 2,000 employees serving 14,000 students, Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools provides quality inclusive educational opportunities in both traditional and alternative learning environments, with the shared vision of ‘Success for All’ guiding our goals and strategies.

Located on central Vancouver Island, the community is ideally suited for easy access to everything “The Island” has to offer, from unlimited four-season recreation in Canada’s mildest climate and some of the most inspiring wilderness in the world to outstanding arts and culture events. Furthermore, the Lower Mainland cities and transportation hubs are readily and reliably accessible by sea or air.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor or designate, responds to the repair and maintenance needs of the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and associated controls throughout the district


•Repairs, installs and maintains heating systems, including hot water pumps, motors,

 fans and their associated controls.

•Repairs and maintains air conditioning and refrigeration units.

•Repairs, installs, alters and maintains electronic and pneumatic control systems

•Repairs, installs, alters and maintains computerized energy management systems and related control equipment.

•Repairs, installs, alters and maintains computerized security, lighting and access control systems.

•Reads and interprets drawings and specifications, orders materials and supplies, laysout projects and reports on work in progress as required.

•Directs, assists and liaises with employees, contractors, regulatory agencies and other trades, as required.

•May on occasion be required to perform other related duties as assigned.



•High school graduation or the equivalent.

•Valid BC or Interprovincial Trade Certification as a HVAC/Refrigeration Technician

•Valid BC or Interprovincial Trade Certification as a B Ticketed Gasfitter

•Two years experience in HVAC/R and DDC within the past five years.

•Current knowledge of commercial heating, ventilation and computer controlled energy management systems.

•Physical capability to perform the job duties.

•Competent in the use and care of tools and equipment common to this trade.

•Ability to work with minimal supervision.

•Valid BC Class 5 Driver's License.


Please apply on line at www.makeafuture.ca/nanimo-ladysmith  by May 11, 2018


Contact Information

Make a Future
Silvana Sam
Recruitment Coordinator