Boiler and Heating Technician
Location AB- Banff
# of openings 1
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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.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity acknowledges, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain, in the beautiful and special territory of Treaty 7. We recognize the past, present, and future generations of Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, Tsuut'ina Nations, and Métis from Region 3, who help us steward this land, as well as honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity

Banff Centre is 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 and may be required to be on standby, 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 at $66,300 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. 
  • 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!
    • Free or reduced admission to 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.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in working at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

All Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 . Accommodation will be made for those who are legitimately exempted from vaccination requirements. Employment candidates must demonstrate during the recruitment process that they are Fully Vaccinated in accordance with the Centre’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive as a pre-condition of employment.

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.

FOIP Statement

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