The Opportunity

Shelburne, NS
Relief / Casual
Competition Number: Casual

Energy Controls Technician (FS17)


Shelburne Campus

Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Department of Facilities and Engineering
Casual and Auxiliary Positions: Commencing approximately January 2024
Application deadline is 11:59PM, December 19, 2023

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

What you'll do


What you will be doing…

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the Energy Controls Technician will:

  • Conduct emergency repairs, preventative maintenance and scheduled repairs on base building systems and subsystems, including a wide range of HVAC, electrical and mechanical equipment and its software where applicable.
  • Will instruct and train staff on system maintenance and operating procedures.
  • Will keep abreast of changes and new developments in both products and technology and attend training programs as required.
  • Warehouse duties and inventory control
  • Assist facilities staff with classroom/event setups
  • Coordinate work with contractors and help oversee construction projects.
  • Ability to work at multiple sites. Some travel required.
  • Other duties as required
  • Will supervise individuals to work safely and competently

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is Inter Provincial Journeyperson in HVAC, Electrical, Instrumentation Mechanics, Plumbing, or acceptable equivalent such as BES Level 2 or Power Engineering. Training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations would be considered an asset, as would Standard First Aid and CPR. BOMA Energy Training for Building Operations Certification would also be considered an asset.
  • You have a minimum of four years recent and related occupational experience in HVAC control, life safety, or related computer, security, mechanical, or electrical systems. Your occupational experience includes demonstrated experience in computerized energy management systems and the ability to use test instruments. With specific experience in HVAC, building maintenance, building controls, fire systems & warehouse-inventory control.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail, building automation, Megamation
  • You have demonstrated experience providing maintenance duties general and/or preventative and/or scheduled) (boilers, rooftop/air handling units, heat pumps, generators)

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to interact effectively with a diversity of people
  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • 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 possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to prioritizing daily work, scheduling contractor work & coordinating work around building/class schedules
  • You possess a trade or you possess experience providing assistance to a trade (Electrical, HVAC, Power Engineer, Plumbing, instrumentation or equivalent. Other certificates/trades will be considered)
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence by providing essential services to building staff and students in a professional manner.
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning such as continuing education & keeping certificates up to date
  • You show a strong commitment to community involvement
  • 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 of this position. Forklift training would be considered an asset

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

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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.