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Technician IV (Roving) – UA787 HVAC Journeyman

  • Full Time
  • Thunder Bay
  • 2022-09-30

Website BGIS

Who We Are

BGIS is a leading provider of customized facility management and real estate services. With our combined team of over 6,500 globally, we relentlessly focus on enabling innovation through the services we deliver, while actively looking for new opportunities that will enable innovation for our clients’ businesses. Globally, we manage over 320 million square feet of client portfolios across 30,000+ locations in North America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Asia. Further information is available at


The Technician IV (Roving)  –  UA787 HVAC Journeyman has a minimum 5 years’ experience and holds a valid Certificate of Qualification issued by the province in which the work is performed. The incumbent is responsible for operating facility systems, performing preventative and corrective maintenance, routine services on facility mechanical and other systems for the assigned facility within the limits of company policy and trade certification. The Technician IV – HVAC/Refrigeration is also responsible for performing work in accordance with established processes and practices and for complying with internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, health and safety, security and fire protection.


  • Installation & Troubleshooting
  • Installs air conditioning, heating, and related equipment and components.
  • Overhauls and services air conditioning, heating units and systems.
  • Repairs, replaces and adjusts worn or broken parts HVAC equipment.
  • Repairs and adjusts valves, piping connections, fittings, and couplings.
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with heating and air conditioning units and systems.
  • Installs motors, thermostats, and humidistats.


  • Performs work in accordance to established processes and practices.
  • Complies with all internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, health and safety, fire protection.
  • Responds to routine and on-demand service requests and performs preventative and corrective maintenance activities at assigned facility.
  • Performs regular monitoring, inspection, preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure facility uptime and safety objectives are met, uninterrupted client operation and asset integrity of assigned facility is maintained.
  • Monitors assigned facility by conducting facility walkthroughs, mechanical and electrical equipment and systems monitoring.
  • Assists in the implementation of preventative maintenance (PM) program.
  • Ensures that deficiencies are identified, recorded and escalated, and that related documentations are maintained.
  • Maintains accurate inventory of all assigned tools/equipment and arranges for repair and replacement where required.

Client Relations

  • Provides observations about facility, facility mechanical conditions and deficiencies and provides recommendations for enhancement and repair.
  • Participates in and assists with facility-related projects.


  • Participates in and assists with facility-related projects.
  • Ensures the manner in which work is performed is in compliance with corporate and legislated policies, procedures, practices and guidelines related to environmental, health and safety, fire protection and any other applicable requirements.
  • Maintains all assigned tools and arranges for repair and replacement where required
  • Submits all expenditures on a timely basis.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • College Diploma/Certification required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience required as a licensed HVAC/Refrigeration Technician
  • Strong ability to adhere and to properly execute processes and practices relating to facility operations and maintenance
  • Ability to maintain building mechanical and other system troubleshooting and resolution skills
  • Current knowledge of fire, life, safety and building codes and standards and ability to research and apply related codes and standards
  • Possesses a strong environmental, health and safety mindset. Ability to perform work in a safe manner
  • Strong client-service orientation along with a high sense of urgency
  • Effective communication skills for the purpose of data relay, exchange, feedback, and clarification
  • Mentoring skills required to support lower level technicians development
  • Must be able and willing to work shifts, be available for on-call/standby and emergency call-outs as they arise
  • Must be willing to wear Personal Protective Equipment
  • Must meet enhanced security clearance requirements
  • Valid drivers’ license

Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation

  • Must hold a valid HVAC Certificate of Qualification issued by the province in which the work is performed. (e.g. 313A in Ontario)
  • Gasfitter I & II license in addition to refrigeration license, an asset
  • Working towards Building Environment Systems (BES) Operation Class 1
  • Facilities Technician Certification through an accredited institution, considered an asset
  • Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT) considered an asset

BGIS we believe that diversity and inclusion is a key business driver, such that we never lose sight of its importance as it is woven into the fabric of our organization. We are committed to maintaining a barrier-free recruitment process by providing equal employment opportunities through recruiting and retention of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize that promoting diversity is an essential component of our continuing pursuit for organizational success!



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