Banff Centre 5th Class Power Engineer

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$42,000–$44,109 a year - Full-time

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$42,000–$44,109 a year
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Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed
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Housing allowance
5th Class Power Engineer (Building Operator B)
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

We acknowledge, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney Nations – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
We are looking for an experienced Power Engineer, 5th Class to perform maintenance and repair work on the heating, cooling, and ventilation systems and equipment in all Banff Centre buildings.

Key members of the Physical Facilities department, the Power Engineers oversee the lubrication and running maintenance of pumps, motors, fans, air filters, and other equipment related to heating, cooling, and ventilation systems, identifying any equipment in need of repair or replacement. The Power Engineers maintain a recorded history of maintenance for each piece of equipment at The Centre, preparing written reports of defects requiring attention, and sourcing and ordering replacement parts and materials as needed. The Power Engineers are also responsible for testing water and performing chemical treatment of all water systems outside of the main plant. Tasks and work locations across campus will vary daily, so the Power Engineers are expected to prioritize their daily work and work efficiently.

Specific Accountabilities
Assisting in some minor repair or adjustments and performing basic plumbing duties
Training new employees in daily rounds of mechanical rooms, chemical testing and treatment of boilers
Monitoring and adding chlorine and muriatic acid to pool systems
Qualification and Educational Requirements
3-5 years' experience in operation and/or maintenance of mechanical equipment
Holds a 5th Class Power Engineer ticket or vocational or apprenticeship training in a mechanical trade
Mechanical-aptitude and some knowledge of principles related to fans, pumps, motors, etc.
Able to lift up to 50 pounds and to work on ladders, scaffolds, etc.
Valid Alberta Driver's License
Special Requirements
Due to the nature of the job, this position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible, irregular schedule and weekends.
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 of $42,000 - $44,109 per year, depending on experience, 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.
A compressed work schedule to allow for an additional day off every 2 weeks will be considered after completing the probation period.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing options (based on availability)
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate + first month free for new staff! (Includes access to our climbing wall, fitness centre and pool!)
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Application Process
We are accepting applications for these positions 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.
Visa requirements: Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
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.

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