Facilities Maintenance Technician HVAC

North Bay, Ontario
  • Job Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Posted: April 4th, 2019
  • Closing Date: April 19th, 2019

The North Warning System (NWS) is a joint United States and Canadian radar system that includes 47 radar sites spanning the Arctic from Labrador to the Alaska border. The NWS provides the capability to detect airborne threats across North America's polar region, providing a command and control capability to the Canadian Air Defence Sector (CADS) of the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). Canadian Base Operators, with Raytheon Canada Ltd., will provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the NWS system including full care, custody, and control of the entire NWS and its components. This includes 47 radar sites; five logistics support sites (LSSs), a monitoring and control center, and a radar depot. Key activities include radar, equipment and facilities maintenance/repair; logistics support; and remote monitoring and control. Canadian Base Operators Inc. (CBO) requires a Facilities Maintenance Technician HVAC at our North Bay, Ontario location. This position is permanent full-time.

Job Summary

Responsible for contact, and coordination with subcontractors required for tasks outside the scope or ability of field staff. Provides technical support to Logistic Support Systems Facility Maintenance Technicians, North Warning Support Control Centre Technicians and Life Cycle Materials Manager/Engineers.

Essential job functions
• Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on HVAC systems, furnace, boilers, hydronic heating systems including heat exchangers, waste heat recovery boilers, pumps, piping and unit heaters, other systems but no limited to: fire systems (suppression and detection), electrical distribution, water and sewage systems, building shell construction and roads, and grounds
• Document and maintain facilities files as related to the work management system, work plans, field/incident reports, data analysis, etc.
• Provide assistance to apprentices and other trades as required
• Respond to emergency situations (unexpected failures);
• Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and recommends corrective action
• This position will be required to travel to various NWS sites (minimum 12 weeks per year), some of which are in remote, northern locations and subject to inclement weather conditions. Work will take place both indoors and outdoors, at times be physically demanding.
• Keep work spaces and general areas clean, orderly and hazard free; wear personal protective equipment
• Keep performance and maintenance records on equipment, documents and maintains facilities file as related to the work management system, work plans, field/incident reports, data analysis, statement of work reports
• Prepare personal timesheets
• Secondary duties, as required, may include but not limited to : participating on the Fire Brigade; providing bear protection; assisting in the maintenance of the LSS library; conducting environmental, safety, security and quality checks and audits, general housekeeping in support of a healthy and safe workplace environment and taking proactive and corrective measures in these areas

Minimum Qualifications & Training
• Highschool diploma or equivalent
• Journeypersons inter-provincial trade certification in Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
• 5 minimum years’ of related experience (diagnostic and repairs), minimum, in a commercial or industrial setting
• Ability to interpret drawings, diagrams and specifications on a variety of mechanical equipment, including manufacturer’s manuals and parts books
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
• Standard First Aid trained with CPR Level A and hold a valid certificate
• Must already hold a Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) or be eligible to obtain one
• Must already hold a Level II (Secret) Clearance or be eligible to obtain one. Approval of security clearance by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate is a condition of employment
• Must be comfortable working in and flying to remote Arctic locations via helicopter and/or smaller fixed wing aircraft
• Hold a valid class ‘G’ driver’s license, or provincial/territorial equivalent
• Customer service and detail oriented
• Excellent written and verbal skills (English)

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume outlining how you meet the qualifications stated above. All applications will be accepted on an equal basis. However, failure to submit a cover letter and resume may result in the automatic rejection of your application. ALL INTERNAL APPLICANTS MUST NOTIFY THEIR SUPERVISOR OF THEIR INTEREST AND INTENT TO APPLY. We thank all applicants, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please forward your application prior to close of business on April 19, 2019 to:
Attn:NWS HR Representative
Canadian Base Operators
101 Pretty River Parkway, Suite 6
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4M8
Fax: (705) 446-9008
E-mail: careers@canadianbaseoperators.com
No phone calls please

Attention is drawn to the Staffing and Recruitment SOP (SM-007) and Screening, Interview and Selection Process SOP (SM-008). These procedures must be followed. For all internal applications, employees are required to notify their current Supervisor, Manager and Human Resources Representative of their application at the earliest possible time.

“Canadian Base Operators encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources Representative noted above.”
Canadian Base Operators is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a wide diversity of applicants. Canadian Base Operators is committed to assisting Raytheon in their provision of long-term, sustainable and meaningful economic benefits for Inuit Beneficiaries and their communities through activities such as on-the-job training, mentorship and skills development at all levels of employment. If you are an Inuit Beneficiary or a Land Claim Beneficiary from the Nunatsiavut, Nunavut or Inuvialuit Settlement Region you are encouraged to submit your resume.