• Full Time
  • Burnaby, BC
  • Applications have closed

British Columbia Institute of Technology



BCIT acknowledges that our campuses are located on unceded Indigenous land belonging to the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nations.BCIT is an equal opportunity employer. At BCIT, we champion diversity of experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives, to foster a community in which equity and inclusivity are embedded in everything we do. As such we strongly encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact (RecruitmentAssistant@bcit.ca).We embrace innovation that is ignited by imagination and creativity, and that seeks to improve our approaches, opportunities and outcomes. We strive to achieve excellence in everything we do and to accomplish measurable results. We believe in the power of collaboration to amplify our efforts and uphold a foundation of respect for others’ expertise, insights and inherent worth. Our overall vision is to empower people, shape BC, and inspire global progress. If this resonates with you, come join our team as we continue to provide practical education for a complex world.



BCIT’s Welding Department is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Toolroom Attendant. This role performs duties related to Toolroom operations including, purchasing, issuing, receiving and repairing of tools and equipment and inventory control in welding, steel trades, and electrical trades. The Toolroom Attendant maintains a clean and safe work area and secures Toolroom, shop and yard at the end of the duty hours.


Duties/ Responsibilities

– Performs purchasing duties including contacting suppliers for pricing, preparing and processing orders and utilizing purchase and web requisitions towards data entering purchase orders– Ensures adequate usage of BCIT purchase cards in compliance with BCIT policy and procedures. Tracks and expedites orders in coordination with the purchasing department.– Performs inventory receiving duties including reviewing and validating incoming equipment prior to data entering into the inventory system; notifies the receiving department of any discrepancies in the order and maintains and files related documents.– Issues tools from the Toolroom to students and instructors and ensures their safe and timely return. Assists students in identifying and choosing adequate tools as required.– Maintains inventory of tools and equipment, perform repairs of equipment as required and report any damage or loss to Chief Instructor.– Maintains inventory of supplies and consumables to meet department needs.– Maintains and issue student lockers as outlined in the training plan of the department.– Maintains a clean and safe work area and secures tool room, shop and yard at the end of the duty hours.– Directs enquiries from students, instructors or other departments to the appropriate department within the school.– Participates in Records Custodian training and remains current with record keeping practices, policies and procedures (both BCIT and FOIPOP).– Undertakes related duties as assigned, consistent with the job grade of this position.




– Grade 12 plus six months’ general business certificate program or equivalent training.– License/ Certification: WHIMIS training– Two years experience in a similar environment, plus six months in a position of similar nature.– Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, e-mail and internet in addition to good keyboard skills.– Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must have good written and oral communication skills.– Mechanical aptitude as well as a broad knowledge of tools and equipment used in the construction trades.– Ability to lift material or tools up to 50 LB on a regular basis is required.– Shift work required.


– Being a part of BC’s Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.– A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.– Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.– Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.– Enjoy discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).– Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.