The University of British Columbia
Vancouver - Point Grey Campus
7d ago

Job Summary

UBC Building Operations provides comprehensive facilities maintenance, operations and renovation services for lands and buildings owned by the University of British Columbia.

Trades are the heart and hands of Building Operations. The Trades units provide a wide range of services for the maintenance, repair and operation of all buildings on campus.

  • Building Operations Bricklayers perform skilled bricklaying work pertaining to construction, maintenance and repairs of buildings;
  • following recognized bricklaying techniques. Is responsible for repair work and new construction utilizing brick, tile, stone, concrete block and other materials as required on projects, including structural and non-

    structural walls, fireplaces, furnaces, kilns and internal ornamental details. Organizational Status

    Bricklayers report to the Architectural Trades Manager. Bricklayers work both independently as well with associated tradespeople, both at the apprentice and journeyperson level.

    Daily work assignments and instructions are given by the Head as well as the Sub Head Carpenter Work Performed

  • Requests and obtains materials and equipment required for the work assigned.
  • Performs repair work and undertakes new construction on brick, stone, concrete and tile.
  • Prepares estimates and produces inspection reports as required.
  • Performs emergency call-outs as required.
  • Applies caulking compounds.
  • Applies concrete and masonry sealers.
  • Installs concrete reinforcing rod and wire mesh.
  • Concrete finishes slabs and walls.
  • Ensures that the workplace is safe and that safe work practices are being followed.
  • Carries out any other related duties as necessary in keeping with qualifications and requirements of the job. Supervision Received
  • Works under general supervision and from oral and written instructions and according to approved procedures. Supervision Given

    Monitors and checks the work of apprentice(s) and labourers as the need arises. Consequence of Error / Judgement

  • Determines the sequence of work, the work methods and equipment to be employed and how best to complete the work based on technical knowledge of the trade and related departmental guidelines and policies;
  • inappropriate decisions may result in minor service delays and / or costs. Qualifications

    Valid BC Drivers Licence. A trade certification to a journeyperson level as a Bricklayer. Minimum 5 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A working knowledge of industrial safety regulations and building codes
  • Ability to work from scaffolding and swing stage when required
  • Ability to interpret specifications
  • Effective oral and written communication, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to provide quality service to customers in a courteous, patient manner.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships.
  • Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.

    We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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