BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Building Technician 

Temporary Full Time (2 years)
Civic Lands & Facilities Department

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design and state-of-the art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The City of Coquitlam is currently recruiting for a two-year temporary full time Building Technician to join our team of professionals in the Civic Lands & Facilities Department. This is a CUPE 386 position.

Working autonomously and exercising independent judgment, you will assist in the administration of small renovation projects/asset renewals, including preparing contract documents, coordinating work on the projects, expediting materials and following-up on project progress. Excellent customer service and communication is required, as you will be dealing with service contracts and contractors on a daily basis.

Your considerable knowledge of the above functions is founded on a post-secondary 2-year diploma in Construction Management (or similar) and extensive building construction, contract management and material expediting experience, as well as some drafting training. You are fully conversant with building construction methods, materials and costs, and legislation regarding construction contracts.

In addition to a CUPE hourly rate of $37.18-43.90 you can anticipate a lively, fast-paced environment plus opportunities for personal and professional growth. Please apply on-line at by 5:00 pm on February 24, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Construction,Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: February 11, 2020, 10:50 am
Expires: February 24, 2020, 5:00 pm