The Opportunity

Bridgewater, NS
Competition Number: 2023-179

Operational Support

Electrician (FS17)


Lunenburg Campus

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Department of Facilities and Engineering
Term Full Time Position
: Commencing approximately July 1, 2023 and ending approximately July 1, 2025

Application deadline is 11:59pm, June 8, 2023

Competition No. 2023-179

Salary range: $53,138.84 to $56,754.33 annually

What you'll do


What you'll be doing

  • Facilities and Engineering Management is accountable to provide effective and timely maintenance and custodial service that promote commitment to the care and preservation of Campus facilities, a safe work environment, effective risk management in order to create and maintain a welcoming environment reflecting standards of excellence in support of NSCC programs.
  • NSCC is committed to taking a leadership role as the College continues its journey towards environmental sustainability for the benefit of all Nova Scotians. As stewards of the environment, the incumbent is responsible to demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining an environmentally sustainable workplace in all aspects of their position (such as waste management programs, energy efficiency programs and conservation).
  • With an emphasis on energy and sustainability, the Electrician is responsible for ensuring that the building electrical and cabling system operates in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with legislated standards. The Electrician will initiate and perform all inspections, repairs and additional upgrades to the electrical systems, in the campus to ensure operational and functional proficiency, subject to safety and CEC requirements. The Electrician will also supervise individuals to work safely and competently.
  • The position will include a vast range of general maintenance duties throughout the campus with a strong focus on electrical work.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is Inter-Provincial Journeyperson Electrical Construction Certification. Training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations would be considered an asset, as would Standard First Aid and CPR. Telecommunications Structured Cabling Certification would also be considered an asset.

  • You have a minimum of two years of recent and related trade experience in a facility, commercial or industrial setting combined with a minimum of two years supervisory experience.

  • Occupational experience that includes familiarity with HVAC equipment and controls and basic carpentry skills would be considered an asset.

  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail,

  • You have demonstrated experience providing general and preventative maintenance duties affiliated with commercial building operation)

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion

  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can interact effectively with a diversity of people

  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction

  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment

  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill ithe operation and maintenance of commercial electrical building systems

  • You are familiar working within and committed to complying with OHS policies and procedures

  • You have a proven ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • You are dedicated to life-long learning and are willing to further your education through internally and externally provided position related education.

  • You are able to perform all physical duties of the job as required for the operation and maintenance of the facilities and operation of small hand tools and shop equipment

  • Possession of a valid NS Driver's License is a bona fide relevant occupational requirement for this position.

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Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact David Meister, HR Generalist at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.