HVAC Journeyperson

Contracting · Fort McMurray, Alberta
Department Contracting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Company Description:

Launched in 1998 with nothing more than a used Caterpillar dozer and an entrepreneurial spirit, Bouchier has grown to be a leading provider of integrated site services to the Athabasca Oil Sands region.

From our head office in Fort McKay, Alberta, the company now employs more than 800 dedicated team members and commands a fleet of over 350 pieces of equipment. 

With a strong belief in doing the right things in the right way, Bouchier is now one of the largest companies owned and operated by Indigenous peoples in the area providing contracting, construction, and general site services. 

Position Summary:

Position:     HVAC Journeyperson

Type:           Full Time

Location:    CNRL Horizon

Schedule:    7/7

Compensation Details:


  • Competitive market rates
  • Vacation pay at 6% - paid out bi-weekly upon start date
  • Health & Dental and Long-Term Disability Benefits– eligible after 3 months of continuous service
    • $500 health spending account – 100% employer paid
    • Employer paid Insurances
  • RPP (Registered Pension Plan) with company matching
  • Employer paid Employee Assistance Program


Other Incentives:


  • Progression and development opportunities
  • Safety Recognition
  • Years of Service Recognition – Annual
  • Bouchier welcome gift and company swag
  • Overtime available but not guaranteed
  • Accommodations provided
  • Flights from Edmonton/Calgary hub

Role Summary: 

Bouchier is looking for a HVAC Journeyperson who is ambitious, hardworking and eager to learn new skills while supporting the organization in a variety of roles. They ensure the heating, cooling and ventilation systems in a building are always operational. This entails routine inspections and installation of new wiring systems. The HVAC Journeyperson makes recommendations pertaining to improvements that can be made. Repairing old parts and testing new parts are important tasks.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Assemble and install refrigeration or air conditioning components,
  • Measure, cut and connect piping using welding and brazing equipment,
  • Perform routine maintenance and servicing,
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and overhaul entire heating, ventilation, air handling, refrigeration and air conditioning systems,
  • Handle, recover and store refrigerants,
  • Test and repair electronic components,
  • Work from blueprints or verbal instructions to mount or place system components
  • Check all parts of a system
  • Oil moving parts
  • Keep units filled with refrigerant
  • Adjusting valves.
  • Provide training, mentorship and support for Apprentices as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Alberta-certified journeyperson or a recognized related trade certificate
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience in refrigeration
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • CSTS and OSSA Regional Orientation or OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation before December 31, 2018) or CSO (Common Safety Orientation after January 1, 2019)
  • Strong mechanical ability and problem-solving skills
  • Good co-ordination and manual dexterity
  • Ability to troubleshoot and rectify a large variety of operational problems
  • Good physical strength and stamina
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and deal with customers
  • Ability to get along well with others on a work team
  • All applicants must have the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English.

    Application Instructions:

    Please apply to this posting with your cover letter and resume inclusive of your safety tickets and drivers abstract.


    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until suitable candidate is found. Typically, our postings stay open for 2 weeks. 


    Please apply online: Via: bouchier.ca/careers  


    Please follow us on Facebook at https://m.facebook.com/BouchierGroup/ 


    The Bouchier Group would like to thank all applicants who apply to our postings. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

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      Fort McMurray, Alberta
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