Overview

University of British Columbia Trades 2 – Metal Worker Full Time in Vancouver, BC

University of British Columbia

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Trades 2 – Metal Worker
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Excellent customer service skills with the ability to provide quality service to all user groups within the community in a courteous, patient manner….

The Metal Worker performs skilled sheet metal work in the fabrication, repair, maintenance and renovation work of sheet metal fixtures for heating, ventilation, roofing, windows, doors and other related installations throughout the University.

Organizational Status

This position reports to the Architectural Trades Manager. The Metal Worker receives direction from oral and written instructions, work orders, drawings, specifications and lay out work which are assigned by the Head Sheet Metal Worker. This position works collaboratively with other Metal Workers as well as employees in various trade classifications within the department of UBC Building Operations.

Work Performed

Fabricates eave troughs, down pipes, metal windows, metal frameworks, metal clad doors, counter tops, windows, fume hoods, and other galvanized iron, aluminum and stainless steel fixtures for heating, ventilation, roofing, windows, doors and other related installations including handling of asbestos or other hazardous insulation materials

Conducts inspection tests on various machinery and equipment as it relates to sheet metal repair and maintenance; diagnoses defects and carries out repairs or recommends solutions to correct problems to supervisory staff.

Assembles parts and joins them by welding only up to 10 gauge steel, soldering, brazing, bolting, riveting, screwing, and other related methods.

Prepares cost estimates for jobs as required.

Adheres to all safety standards, practices, procedures and ensures protective clothing is worn as required.

Communicates with customers as required to ensure the efficient delivery of service.

Responds to trouble calls and emergencies during normal working hours and after working hours.
Keeps current with preventative maintenance concepts, technology, and theory and maintains familiarity with manufacturer and regulatory maintenance requirements.

Carries out any other related duties as required in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of positions in this classification.

Supervision Received

The Metal Worker works under the general supervision of the Head and Sub Head Metal Worker, following directions from oral and written instructions, work orders, drawings, and specifications and lay out work.

Supervision Given

Monitors and checks the work of apprentice(s) as the need arises.

Consequence of Error/Judgement

Makes fabrication/repair decisions, determining the sequence of work, the work methods and equipment to be employed and decides how best to complete the work based on technical knowledge of the trade and related departmental guidelines and policies; inappropriate decisions may result in minor delays and costs.

Qualifications

A trade certification to journeyperson level as a Sheet Metal Worker, Valid level C welding certification and Valid BC Drivers Licence. Minimum 5 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to provide quality service to all user groups within the community in a courteous, patient manner. Ability to work in a team environment and develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with supervisors and peers. Ability to analyze problems, identify key information and issues, and effectively resolve. Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.

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Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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