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Building Systems Technician


Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 5M1

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Building Systems Technician III - Brampton to join our dynamic Facilities Operations & Programs team in BRAMPTON, ON.


Job category: Facilities and equipment services
Job posting ID: 4058


​Employment status: Regular full-time

Classification: IUOE 772 - BRAM
Salary/Rate of pay: $24.90/hour


Application deadline: 2023-02-03 
This position is open to: Internal and External applicants


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.  


Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.


About the role


The work of Building Systems Technician is integral to Canadian Blood Services role as Canada’s Lifeline. In this role, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facilities and grounds in accordance with internal policies and procedures and external regulatory requirements. 


Key responsibilities include:


  • Providing operation and maintenance of all systems and equipment associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) systems and all water treatment systems
  • Performing Inspections, testing, verification, and maintenance all life safety equipment operation
  • Performing generalized departmental support functions and maintenance of buildings and grounds as required
  • Carrying out after hours emergency response on-call duties on a rotational basis or as required by schedules
  • Contracting management: Supervise contractors and ensure contract specifications are being met according to CBS regulatory requirements
  • Completion of all required documentation related to work accurately and in a timely manner


Required Skills:


  • Post-secondary level education in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution, preferably in Heating & Cooling or Electrical systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Building Environmental Systems Operator Class I and Class II Certificate or Systems Maintenance Technician or comparable
  • Six months of experience operating and/or monitoring building automation systems
  • Well-rounded understanding of Emergency Power Systems (production and life safety diesel generators)
  • Required to be on-call on a rotational basis
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Good MS Office skills and a good working knowledge of other computer applications
  • Ability to transfer technical knowledge to others
  • Knowledge and use of card access systems for Security purposes




  • Extended Health and Dental
  • DB Pension Plan
  • Employee discounts, wellness programs, and much more

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.