Banff Centre Boiler and Heating Technician

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
From $78,000 a year - Full-time

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Boiler and Heating Technician
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

We acknowledge, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
Each year, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity attracts thousands of artists, faculty, and community leaders from around the world by offering unique and specialized professional development programs. Banff Centre is deeply committed to, and has a globally respected track record of, advancing artists and leaders of all kinds and at all stages of their careers, showcasing their work to audiences, and inspiring them to make unique contributions which enrich the world.

Our Physical Facilities department helps keep our campus running! We're looking looking for an experienced Boiler and Heating Technician to perform installation, maintenance, and repair work of all heating systems and equipment of buildings on campus.

Specific Accountabilities
Detailed planning of a preventive maintenance program and predicting timing for necessary upgrades and/or replacement of major equipment/systems such as boilers, pumps, and associated control systems, and other components
Developing safety and training standards for the Building Operators to ensure that work practices are safe and efficient and all work is completed in accordance with the appropriate provincial codes
Coordinating the necessary inspections with governing authorities to gain the appropriate certifications to operate the equipment
Inventory management
Establishing and maintaining relationships with specialized suppliers and service providers related to the boiler and heating field and purchasing equipment and parts as required
Attending department and project meetings and being available to provide inspections, prepare estimates, develop plans for projects and renovations and identify and correct building deficiencies
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Building Operator A or 4th Class Power Engineer certification (an equivalent certificate of competency from the Alberta Boiler's Branch is acceptable)
Alberta Type A Gas Fitter certification
Minimum 5+ years of work experience on all different types of manufactured boilers
Complete understanding of boiler and gas codes, rules, and regulations
Able to trouble-shoot and perform all job functions related to boiler repair
Experience with the detailed planning of a preventative maintenance program
Experience with inventory management and sourcing and ordering parts
Physically fit and capable of working in unpleasant environments including confined spaces, high temperatures, and loud noises
Able to work independently, with minimal supervision
Special Requirements
Due to the unpredictable nature of repair needs, this position may have to work weekends, nights, holidays or extended hours, especially during the winter months
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, permanent, salaried support staff position, subject to a 6-month probationary period.
This position has an annual salary starting of $78,000 per year, working 37.5 hours per week.
The successful candidate will have access to a range of benefits through Alberta Blue Cross and will be eligible to participate in our defined benefit pension plan.
A compressed work schedule to allow for an additional day off every 2 weeks will be considered after completing the probation period.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing options (based on availability)
Professional Development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate + first month free for new staff! (Fitness centre, pool and climbing wall)
Free or reduced admission to selected Banff Centre performance and events.
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Boiler and Heating Technician position until a suitable candidate is found.
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
Visa requirements: Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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