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At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one.

As a member-owned cooperative, we’re helping our members with their real goals and real challenges so they can live the real life they want. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 80 years, and it’s why today we stand almost 600,000 members strong. Plus, we invest 10% of our budgeted profits back into our community – almost $90 million since 2000 alone – because when our members do well, we believe our communities should do well too.  

Facilities Technician

Location: Surrey, BC

Job Type: Full-time

myWork Options: In-person

 

What’s the job? 

At Coast Capital, we’re on a mission to help our Members Build a Better Future. Our Facilities Group plays an important role in ensuring our Branches and Administrative locations are a comfortable and safe location for our staff to work and our Members to visit. Reporting to the Building Operations Manager, you will work on projects to support the day-today operations of our physical spaces by responding to service requests, managing projects and managing office logistics.

 

What you’ll get to do:

  • Proactively perform preventative maintenance by monitoring and completing periodic inspections of Coast Capital physical premises and assets 
  • Review and authorize invoices for material and services
  • Receive, update and close-off work orders in an online work assignment system
  • Ensure all workplace hazards and hazardous materials policies and regulations are adhered to (e.g.: WHMIS, COHSR, Worksafe BC).
  • Complete day-to-day maintenance including; changing filters in HVAC units, replacing light tubes and ballasts in light fixtures, managing recycling services, moving furniture, and performing general repairs and upgrades.
  • Coordinate, and oversee the services of contractors, vendors, and tradespeople when performing repairs or new construction.
  • Assist with office space reconfiguration, staff moves and physical renovations
  • Plan and manage branch and office space renovations
  • Assist employees in assessing facilities issues, working collaboratively through to resolution
  • Source and negotiate the cost of goods and services required to complete repair and renovation projects. 
  • Stay current and knowledgeable of best practices and new technologies in trades related to Coast Capital FM 
  • Provide emergency restoration services as needed in Coast Capital facilities
  • Conduct Safe work procedures and participate in regular safety meetings  
     

Who are we looking for?

  • Trades experience (electrical, mechanical, heating and ventilation, carpentry, millwork, flooring, roofing systems, painting, drywall, glazing, locksmith technology, plumbing and office workstation systems) with broad, hands-on construction, facilities maintenance,  or building maintenance work experience. Or preferably a Certificate of Apprenticeship in a Trade Program recognized by Industry Training Association (ITA) in the Province of BC.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Teams
  • Ability to use good judgement and decision-making skills for resolving building maintenance and repair-related issues within a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with Coast Capital employees in various levels of the credit union as well as vendors. 
  • Comfortable to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrated experience operating construction/maintenance equipment in a safe and knowledgeable manner
  • Valid BC Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract
  • Willingness to be on rotation for on-call on a 24/7 basis for after-hours emergencies and scheduled after-hours and weekend maintenance

 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies show that candidates from Inequity Experience Groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Coast Capital, we are dedicated to building an inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about this career opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in this job posting, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Coast Capital.

 

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Coast Capital

At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Why join Coast Capital?

Purpose is our North Star.  We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.

Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we’re doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.

A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.

Work where you’re most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.

Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family.  We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.

Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That’s why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP’s.

Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.

Real recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year.  We’re human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.

An award winning culture. We’re a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.

We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That’s why since 2000 we’ve invested over $90 million into our member’s communities. 

Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.

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