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Job opportunity - Building Operator (full-time)

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Classification: Building Operator
Department: Engineering
Reports to: Manager, Plant Operations
Date Posted: August 23, 2010

(other duties may be assigned as required)

  • Participate in all aspects of the preventative maintenance program for HVAC, refrigeration and other building mechanical equipment
  • Participate in all aspects of installation/maintenance and operation of ice sheet as directed
  • Operation of lighting, HVAC, refrigeration and all related equipment
  • Operate/inspect/adjust HVAC controls and schedules as directed
  • Operate/inspect/adjust refrigeration plant operation, including start-up and shut-down of plant and related equipment
  • Liaise with in-house technical staff, internal/external clients and contract trades people to ensure efficient operation and completion of assigned tasks
  • Assist with inventory controls for all maintenance parts and supplies related to the physical plant and building operation
  • Provide event-related support for all building systems


  • Refrigeration Operator Certificate in accordance with the “Power Engineers and Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act”
  • Fourth Class Power Engineers Certificate
  • Minimum of 7-10 years experience in ice maintenance, automated building control systems, computer systems or equipment-related experience
  • Solid team player with a strong customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to deal effectively with all levels of staff, guests, promoters, clients, corporate partners and supplier contractors
  • Ability to take initiative and work well under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Superior organizational skills and detail-oriented


  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace
  • High degree of personal integrity and honesty
  • Works cooperatively, strives to meet team goals
  • Excellence through innovation, commitment and continual improvement
  • A passion for success
  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride
  • Strong customer/fan focus
  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change

Interested, qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter, specifying position applied for, no later than September 15, 2010. It is preferable that you apply online by accessing our website at; alternatively you may fax your application to (604) 899-7451.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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