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Gas Fitter 1 Technician - Building Operator

Facilities Management/Engineering/Maintenance
20019482 Requisition #


The Building Operator - HVAC Technician conducts extensive hands-on operations and general preventative maintenance work in a Data Centre and/or critical environment facility.  Work includes installation, repair, and maintenance of critical and non-critical electrical, mechanical, and plumbing/piping equipment, machinery and controls located in the interior and exterior of building.  Monitors operations and conducts a routine and on-going assessment of the building systems operations and performance. Performs tests, rounds and analyzes data to ensure the proper functioning of departmental equipment. Work requires strong formal conduct of operations skills, technical expertise, personal accountability, and flawless execution of work activities commensurate with a high risk critical environment and associated expectations for exceptional customer satisfaction and confidence.

Respond to client requests


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

     At the direction of supervisor, maintains, monitors, and performs preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on critical equipment, which may include the following: mechanical (including HVAC DDC BAS controls, computer room air conditioners, chillers, and plumbing) electrical (including UPS, flywheel, DC battery systems, Power Distribution Units, generators, transfer switches, power correction, power monitoring, and switchgear), fuel systems, fire detection and suppression, life safety, lighting, temperature control systems, building  management systems, and digital systems. Also responsible for operation and maintenance of non-critical equipment such as refrigeration, heat exchanger, HVAC, electrical, hot water systems.  Monitors operation, adjusts, and maintains refrigeration, chilled water, and air conditioning equipment; boilers, and ventilating and hot water heaters; pumps, valves, piping and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; record readings and make adjustments where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment. 

     Routinely performs all work in strict accordance with governing standard operating procedures (SOP), and maintenance work instructions including electrical\mechanical switching procedures. 

     Operates and monitors critical and non-critical system equipment and components.  Oversees work efforts (including 3rd party contractors) for the safe and compliant operation, maintenance (corrective and preventive), and modification of critical equipment.  Disables and enables fire alarm control panels and systems.

     Receive and execute work orders for preventative and corrective maintenance on critical systems and building physical structure.  Finalize work orders by completing necessary documentation in the computerized maintenance management system.

     Respond immediately to emergency situations with governing emergency response procedures (ERP) (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns.

     Be available for on-call, off-hour response on a rotating schedule with peers

     Comply with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials.  Maintain a clean and safe workplace.

     Performs additional job duties as requested.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School diploma or GED equivalent


2+ years of experience in critical environment operations, maintenance, and/or Operations Engineering supporting critical facilities operations


2+ years of experience in a HVAC technician role. A Strong mechanical/electrical knowledge of building HVAC systems, not limited to field service troubleshooting, automation and controls.  



One or more of the following is preferred:


Gas fitter 1 is strongly preferred 

HVAC Mechanic 313A

Refrigeration Operator Class A or B

System Maintenance Technician (SMT from BOMI)

ODP certification

Valid driver’s license (mandatory)




Ability to read, comprehend, and execute administrative procedures, equipment manuals, drawings, complex work scripts, procedures, and maintenance work instructions. Ability to write routine technical reports and email correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.



Requires the ability to analyze the operation of various systems, determine the cause of any problems / malfunctions and initiate corrective action as required.




Requires moderate computer skills, using of applications and software such as MS Office. Use of a mobile device for a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Physical requirements include working at heights, bending, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs




Decisions made with understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve results.  Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department, critical line of business, and/or facility uptime.



This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification across all regions in Canada.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job






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