Job Posting 88271

Shift Engineer
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Coquitlam, BC
closes in 16 days (Sat, 22 Oct)
full time  •  TBD




To operate and maintain a central heating plant and related equipment and monitor heating and air-conditioning systems for various buildings.


The successful candidate will have the following:


Must have an up to date interprovincial 4th Class Power Engineers Certificate


1.Operates and maintains a heating plant safely and efficiently:

  • Operates and maintains machinery and equipment such as condensate polisher, chemical pumps, emergency generators and air compressors;
  • Monitors all pressure gauges and water levels to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the power plant;
  • Records boiler activity and logs changes to equipment;
  • Performs tests for boiler water and condensate water and applies chemicals as required;
  • Monitors fire and security systems and responds to alarms;
  • Maintains, monitors and adjusts HVAC, Client Comfort Systems and Energy Management Control Systems for various buildings.
  1. Other related duties:
  • Prepares and prioritizes maintenance schedules;
  • Maintains the cleanliness of boiler plant;
  • Provides input into budget process by recommending purchases.

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.   

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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