Banff Centre Maintenance Lead Hand

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, AB
From $84,279 a year - Permanent, Full-time 
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, AB
From $84,279 a year
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From $84,279 a year
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Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed
Night shift
Monday to Friday
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, AB
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Company events
Company pension
Dental care
Discounted or free food
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
On-site gym
Banff Centre is looking for an experienced Maintenance Leadhand to join our Physical Facilities team. This position will lead the team in the ongoing maintenance of refrigeration and heating-based equipment on campus.

Specific Accountabilities

Below are some of the key accountabilities:

Works on heating systems and equipment, as well as the design, implementation, and follow up on all heating related preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all buildings on Campus including but not limited to, hydronic reset schedules, operating pressures and temperatures, affective water treatment, air turnovers and minimum ventilation requirements set out by ASHREA.
Responsible for monitoring of all work completed by staff and contractors to ensure Banff Centre health and safety protocols are adhered to and to ensure all work performed is in accordance with local, provincial and federal codes.
Coordinate the inspection and reporting of all requirements under the Federal Halocarbon Regulations.
Works closely with the Boiler and Heating Technician and the Refrigeration Mechanic for the detailed planning, execution and follow up of campus wide mechanical preventive maintenance programs and predictive maintenance programs for necessary upgrades and replacement of major mechanical equipment including but not limited to boilers, pumps, motors, air handlers, associated control systems and components.
Using written and oral instructions, as well as teaching by example, the Leadhand seeks to develop, in the maintenance staff, proper and safe work habits.
This position is required to be competent in all of aspects of a maintenance environment.
Qualification and Educational Requirements

One or more journeyman trade certificates in either refrigeration, plumbing, electrical and or a 4th class power engineer designation
Alberta Type A or B Gas Fitter certification
5+ years of work experience on all different types of manufactured boilers
A complete understanding of boiler and gas codes, rules and regulations
The ability to perform all job functions related to boiler repair.
Valid Alberta’s drivers’ license
Special Requirements

Candidates must be physically fit and capable of working in challenging environments including: confined spaces; high temperatures; loud noises; on ladders, scaffolds, etc; working with power tools, chemicals, and on or around equipment that may pose a serious threat to the safety of others.
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.
Employment Terms & Benefits

In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, permanent, salaried support staff position, subject to a 6-month probation period.
The salary for this position is $84,279 annually, working 37.5 hours per week.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Transitional staff housing options (Based on availability)
Alberta Blue Cross health benefits
Defined benefit pension plan
Employee Assistance Program
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts (at Maclab Bistro and Vistas)
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate – first month free for new members! (includes pool, climbing wall and gym.)
Professional development
Free or reduced admission to select Banff Centre performance and events.
Application Process

We are accepting applications for this position until a suitable candidate has been 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.
Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $84,279.00 per year


Company events
Company pension
Dental care
Discounted or free food
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
On-site gym
On-site parking
Vision care
Wellness program
Flexible Language Requirement:

French not required

Monday to Friday
Application question(s):

Are you legally able to work in Canada? (do you have a work permit/permanent residency/citizenship?)
Ability to Commute:

Banff, AB T1L 1A3 (required)
Work Location: In person

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