Building Operator/Electrical Technician - Fort St. John


British Columbia

Work shall include but not necessary be bound by the following:

  • Escalate unusual events/occurrences to supervisor 
  • Troubleshoot/repair building automation system
  • Complete preventive/demand maintenance tasks; input histories if required
  • Respond to tenant requests and emergencies
  • Monitor work of contractors/external service providers to ensure adherence to company/industry standards
  • Participate in review of operating policies/procedures as required
  • Work in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable codes
  • Provide feedback on proposed renovations re: impact on existing infrastructure systems if required
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues; complete minor repairs
  • Complete minor repairs/maintenance of UPS systems
  • Replace ballasts
  • Complete maintenance/repair of: building lighting systems; transfer switch; VFD; etc.
  • Conduct visual inspection of high voltage switch gear
  • Assist Electrical Contractor with maintenance/service and repair/replacement of: motor control centres, switches, breakers/ switchboard components, fixtures, branch circuit wiring, transformers, capacitors, transfer schemes, electrical and electric/pneumatic control devices, etc.
  • Operate/complete minor servicing of: chiller, life safety systems, heat pumps, air conditioners, air handling units, power generating equipment, etc.

Secondary Duties:

  • Assist other classifications/trades as required
  • Maintain a clean work environment


  • Develop working relationships with tenants to clarify needs; explain standard corrective action
  • Establish working relationships with staff; provide assistance in the delivery of services
  • Develop working rapport with suppliers, contractors and external service providers to respond to information needs
  • Maintain positive relations with tenants/client through effective communications

Problem Solving/Analysis:

  • Monitor, adjust and repair infrastructure systems
  • Utilize industry best practices/procedures to perform duties
  • Identify problem areas; conduct investigation; analyze and make recommendations that may include innovative solutions

Decision Making/Autonomy:

  • Make basic decisions within established practices/procedures
  • Provide input to operational decisions by identifying tenant/client/facility needs

Employee Development:

  • Complete mandatory training programs (annually)
  • As directed, create/implement personal development plan (annually) to identify skills required to move to next level

Hours of Work:

  • Day shift or shift work; some overtime, on-call on rotation

Working Conditions:

  • Will be required to carry a mobile device
  • Work requires some exposure to more intense situations when responding to tenant requests
  • Work requires utilizing tools/repairing systems that could cause physical injury if not handled/operated following safety practices/procedures
  • Physical demands:
    • Exposure to elements – majority of work indoors; some exposure to outdoor environment
    • Lifting requirements – maximum 50 lbs.
    • Repetitive physical effort – majority of work is non-repetitive
    • Elevated working conditions – use of ladder; scissor lift (training required), etc.
    • Confined space may be applicable (training required)


  • Secondary school or equivalent
  • Provincial/interprovincial trade certification or qualification in electrical an asset
  • 5 years in the operation and maintenance of facilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written)
  • Successful applicant must complete Criminal Record Check

Interested applicants are encouraged to send in resume to