Maintenance Repair 1 (Building Systems) - Department of Facilities Management *REPOST* AMENDED CLOSING DATE*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Date of Posting: 
July 4, 2017
Department of Facilities Management
Maintenance Repair 1 - Building Systems
Full Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week
Monday to Friday 1:00pm to 9:00pm

$45,404 per annum as per IBEW 1928

The University of Prince Edward Island, Facilities Management Department, is seeking applicants for the position of Maintenance Repair – Building Systems. This position requires an individual with formal training and demonstrated experience and skills related to maintenance and renovations of buildings/equipment/grounds on all University owned assets.  Employees in this class perform skilled labour duties in the maintenance, renovation, and repair of buildings and equipment.


• Carries out heating, ventilation, and air conditioning related projects such installing heat pump system, prepares material lists for such projects, and carries out installation in accordance with local, provincial, and Federal codes and regulations
• Trouble shoots, maintains and repairs all ventilation related systems and equipment such as building controls, heat exchangers, heating/cooling systems, refrigeration systems, humidification systems, sprinkler systems, compressed air systems, steam systems, and medical gas systems
• Trouble shoots, maintains and repairs all controls/instrumentation on the equipment and systems within campus
• Carries out maintenance, repairs and installation of wall coverings, wall protective systems and track systems. Installs white/bulletin boards, paper dispensers, keyboard trays, etc.
• Carries out maintenance and repairs to miscellaneous furniture and equipment such as chairs, tables, microwaves, beds, etc.
• Carries out minor repairs or initial investigation work such as carpentry, ventilation, millwright, welding, groundwork, electrical, etc.
• Repair, reset and reprogram fire alarm and security systems
• Requisitions for material, supplies and tools relating to proposed or actual work being performed and inventory
• Such other duties as may be assigned by supervisor


• Grade 12 diploma
• Diploma, Certificate or Journeyman/License as an Electromechanical, Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) or Refrigeration technician from a recognized institution.  
• Preference will be given Red Seal certification as HVAC Technician
• Five (5) years’ experience in the installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment with preference in an education/health care setting, after journeyman’s status.
• Computer software experience
• Valid driver’s license and a Criminal Record Check

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Previous applicants of Competition # 33E17 need not reapply

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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