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The Grand Erie District School Board’s 2,800 employees provide quality education to approximately
26,000 full-time equivalent students who attend our 72 schools. The Board spans a geographic area
encompassing the City of Brantford and the Counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk. The Board
requires a qualified full-time HVAC Technician.

The HVAC Technician will troubleshoot, maintain, repair and perform diagnostics on a diverse range of
HVAC equipment and mechanical devices including roof top units, chiller systems, cooling towers,
boilers, heat pumps and all other related electrical components in a quick and efficient manner in an
institutional setting and at numerous site locations. The successful candidate will perform general and
specific equipment inspections and adhere to all safety rules and procedures and relevant regulatory


  • Must have provincial Certificate of Qualification as a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    Mechanic (Ontario- 313D) which will be maintained by the applicant during the term of
  • A Gas Technician G1 certificate as relating to Ontario Regulation 212 made under the Technical
    Standards and Safety Act 2000 or be G2 certified willing and able to successfully complete G1
    certification within 2 years required.
  • Must have a valid ODP (Ozone Depletion Prevention) certificate
  • Must possess a minimum of a Class G Driver’s License, which must be maintained by the
    applicant during the term of employment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of field experience in service of water heaters and HVAC equipment
  • Must have excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills and be able to discuss and
    present information to supervisors, principals, staff, and government agencies.
  • Current computer skills to operate within a Microsoft Windows environment, access the
    internet, use the Board’s e-mail system, and with a willingness and ability to train to an
    operational level in the E-base work order system in a timely fashion is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable and have the ability to understand and apply the Mechanical
    Refrigeration, Boiler, Gas and Buildings Codes.
  • Must be able to read blue prints, work from sketches, estimate material and layout and install
    new equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts and standby duties as needed.
  • Must be physically capable of performing all work required including occasional lifting of 15kg
    up to shoulder height, frequent bending, squatting and kneeling, working inside and outside in
    all types of weather.
  • Must be punctual and dependable.
  • Must wear Board approved uniform that is provided
  • Must maintain Board vehicle to a neat, clean and safe standard.
  • Additional qualifications, abilities and experience relative to the duties to be performed may be
    considered an asset when determining the award of this position.

Job Specifications

Hours of Work 8-hour day, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year; position may be on
afternoon shift (3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.)
Rate of Pay $29.53/hour (for G1), $26.02 (for G2). A very competitive benefit package is
Posting Date/Number FS 14-21-22
Effective Date As soon as possible or as soon as can be mutually arranged
Apply to The Grand Erie District School Board
349 Erie Avenue, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5V3
Fax (519)759-5362 or email
Deadline: December 1, 2021

Applicants with a disability that requires an accommodation to enable their participation in the
interview process should advise the Board when contacted for an interview. Any assessment and
selection materials and processes used in the interview process can be made available in an accessible
format, upon request in advance.

All submissions are subject to a screening process and some applicants may not be granted an interview.

All new employees are required to provide an original Police Record Check (which includes a
“vulnerable sector search”) acceptable to the Board prior to the commencement of employment.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
The Grand Erie District School Board recognizes the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe people, as the
traditional peoples of this territory. We acknowledge and give gratitude to the Indigenous peoples for
sharing these lands in order for us to continue our work here today.