HVAC Journeyperson Technician & Apprentice

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HVAC Journeyperson Technician & Apprentice

Job Information
Author stcanada1
Date September 30, 2021
Deadline October 30, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Location Fort McMurray, AB
Category Technician
Contact Information
[email protected]

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  • Join one of Canada’s largest Indigenous corporations
  • Gain experience in the lucrative oil sands industry
  • Enjoy a unique, diverse, and inclusive company culture

About Acden

Established in 1994 by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN), Acden is one of the largest Indigenous business and strategic services providers for Alberta oil sands throughout the Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Partnering with Indigenous and local businesses, Acden Facilities is a provider of facilities management, maintenance, and external ground support services with over 25 years of experience, servicing Northern Alberta’s Oil Sands — providing exceptional, high quality service, customized to meet all client needs.

We at Acden are conscious about our environmental footprint and are always looking for ways to operate more sustainably, outlined in our “Better Earth Program”.

At Acden, we also highly value the hard-working and dedicated people that make up our team. We take great care of our internal family by nurturing a culture where compassion and kindness are key. If you are a like-minded, community-driven professional, you’re in the right place.

For more information about us, please visit our homepage by clicking here.

About the Opportunity

Acden Facilities currently has opportunities for full-time HVAC Journeyperson Technicians and Apprentices to join our team based out of Fort McMurray, AB. The role will consist of a 7 days on / 7 days off rotation, with 12-hour day shifts covering 84 hours per shift cycle. Flights from Calgary and Edmonton to CNRL Horizon and camp accommodations are provided. Daily transportation to and from the job site provided for local employees. Schedules, shifts, and site locations may change from time to time to meet operational requirements.

Reporting to the Frontline Foreperson and HVAC Superintendent, you will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and components.

Your more typical responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing routine generated work order requests for repairs and services
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Applying all codes to preventative maintenance and repairs
  • Ensuring building standards are maintained
  • Attending toolbox talks and safety meetings as scheduled
  • Participating in safety program and maintain strict adherence to OH&S guidelines
  • Apprentices: assisting Journeyperson Technicians in the tasks above
  • Journeyperson Technicians: mentor Apprentices on day-to-day duties

To qualify as a HVAC Journeyperson Technician, you will need an HVAC-R ticket as an Alberta Certified Journeyperson, or Interprovincial Red Seal in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning trade in good standing. We will also consider equivalent Red Seal tickets from candidates in BC, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Alberta Gasfitter “A” or “B” Ticket will also be considered a strong asset.

To qualify as an Apprentice, you must be a 3rd or 4th year apprentice who is registered with Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT). An equivalent registration in BC, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan will be considered for this role.

You’ll also join us with a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and clean abstract.

Please note that you will be required to submit copies of applicable site certifications and valid trade ticket(s). Mandatory drug, alcohol, and physical ability testing will be required for all new hires.

About the Benefits

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a highly competitive wage depending on skills and experience. In addition, the Acden team enjoys a wide range of excellent benefits, including:

  • Extended health care, dental, and vision
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flights from Edmonton and Calgary to CNRL Horizon
  • Camp accommodations
  • For local employees — daily shuttle to and from the job sites
  • Travel insurance
  • Employee and family assistance program (EFAP)
  • Optional RRSP matching
  • Acden wellness program and a variety of employee perks

Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate in their cover letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people (including ACFN, MCFN, FMFN, and Métis), women, visible minorities and persons with a disability.

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