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Electrician
Black & McDonald Limited - Vancouver, BC
Posted:2/26/2017
Job Description

The Service Electrician will perform preventive maintenance inspections on electrical and automated control equipment using results oriented strategies to ensure continuing operation. They will also be responsible for electrical and building automation installations and provide help for commissioning. Strong consideration will be given to those candidates who are able to assist in creating business development opportunities within our Service operation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all electrical work, including:
    • Electrical troubleshooting and minor repairs
    • Maintenance, service and replacement or repair of motor control centers, switches, breakers, switchboard components, fixtures, branch circuit wiring, transformers, capacitors, and transfer schemes
    • Electrical and electro/pneumatic control devices
  • Start-up/shut-down of major building equipment
  • Provide assistance with quotations
  • Electrical installations
  • Lighting upgrades
  • Building automation installations, upgrades and retrofits
  • Commissioning

Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation  
  • Communicates Effectively  
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Electrical FSR B trade ticket
  • Extensive experience with BAS and HVAC systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Electrical estimating experience would be an asset
  • Business development experience would be an asset
  • Follow instructions both written and verbal
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customer
  • Accomplish all duties and tasks as assigned
  • Maintain clear and courteous two way radio and/or phone etiquette
  • A team player, committed to working in a quality environment
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards
  • Travel between sites in company supplied vehicles where necessary; some overnight travel may be required
  • Bending and lifting required; lifting under 30 kgs
  • Must be able to work on ladder or scaffold at various heights
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017227682