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Building Technician IV at SNC-Lavalin Operations & Maintenance in Whitehorse

Posted on Oct 31, 2012

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary


Hours per Week




About this Job

SNC-Lavalin Operations and Maintenance is recognized as one of Canada’s leading outsourced operations and maintenance solutions experts, a division of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., the largest engineering and construction firm in Canada, and one of the five largest in the world. We continue to grow our business globally.

Our team members across the country and the globe deliver superior service to every one of our clients. Our people are vital to our success, and we build teams that are second to none. Our team embraces challenges and is engaged in working together to contribute to our business objectives.

This position reports to: Facility Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective operation, maintenance and repair and equipment calibration of the life and safety, environmental, mechanical and electrical building systems for a portfolio of facilities, including but are not limited to heating, air conditioning, ventilation, plumbing, major refrigeration systems, electrical lighting and distribution, and water treatment.

Building Technician IVs are typically involved in the facilities that are more complex to operate in terms of size and systems and require the specialized licenses and competencies of the Tech IV.

Candidate will be held to compliance with all applicable Operating Procedures, client specifications, codes and legislation.

Perform the scheduled preventive and general maintenance on the mechanical/electrical, HVAC and life safety systems.

Accurately complete all necessary forms and associated documentation.

Document and identify deficiencies and make corrective action recommendations.

Basic supervision of onsite sub-contractors.

Provide excellent customer service to tenants.

Monitor the environmental and protection systems for buildings.

Assist the Maintenance Team Leader in enhancing tenant and customer satisfaction and maintaining positive relations.

Responsible for performing the work in the safest manner possible.

Compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety legislation, guidelines, standards, policies, procedures and practices.

Provide mentorship for more junior Building Technician III roles.

Work overtime as required, rotating on-call schedule.


Must have seven+ years experience as a certified/licensed technician.

Must have knowledge of fire and safety codes and sprinkler systems.

Operational knowledge of computerized control systems for complex fire alarm, environmental, mechanical and electrical systems for large office buildings.

Experience operating buildings associated with client industry would be an asset.

Ability to make effective decisions in emergency situations.

Highly motivated with a strong customer service focus.

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Able to obtain criminal background security clearance.

Provincially licensed in one of the following trades:

• Building systems technologist (or similar type of qualification), Class A-Refrigeration, Electrician, Control Technician, Plumber, Master Carpenter, Power Engineer Class IV, Fourth Class Power Engineer (Operator “A”), when provincially required, or equivalent experience.

• Enrolled in an apprenticeship program, in a recognized program leading towards a Professional Facilities designation.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

This job was posted on Oct 31, 2012 and will be removed on Dec 01, 2012

All applications must be received before Dec 01, 2012

SNC-Lavalin Operations & Maintenance

Please Contact: Human Resources


Phone: 416-207-4700


To apply for this Job

Please send your resume to quoting Building Technician IV Ref# O&M-21019 in the subject line of your e-mail. Or apply online at