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HVAC and Refrigeration Mechanic

The award-winning BC Place is currently in search for Part-time and Full-time HVAC and Refrigeration Mechanic to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Engineering & Maintenance, this position will provide overall HVAC and refrigeration support for stadium events. The successful candidate will work with the Event and Maintenance team providing technical support services and some preventative maintenance and repair of a variety of complex stadium systems.



BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) is a provincial Crown Corporation with a significant mandate to generate economic and community benefit for the people of British Columbia through its world class facilities - BC Place Stadium and the Vancouver Convention Centre. Our internationally-recognized facilities host a diverse range of events, from global summit meetings, professional and amateur sports to trade and consumer shows, and cultural, film and entertainment events, generating in excess of $400 million annually of economic benefit.

PavCo is recognized as a global leader in venue development, marketing and management. The Province’s flagship stadium, BC Place is proudly referred to as “Canada’s Home Stadium” for international sporting events. The iconic Vancouver Convention Centre is the world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified convention facility and has twice been named “World’s Best Convention Centre”.

Across all business units, PavCo’s team of approximately 800 staff collaborate with a diverse range of local and international partners, official suppliers with over 1,400 staff, and clientele to host an exciting year-round schedule of events. Together, we consistently deliver an outstanding level of commitment, skill and professionalism as we host exceptional experiences for a global audience.



BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its kind in British Columbia, hosting world-class entertainment events, professional and amateur sport, community gatherings and exhibitions in its stunning downtown location in Vancouver, British Columbia. BC Place is the home of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the BC Lions Football Club, the Canada Sevens and the BC Sports Hall of Fame.

Our team of 600+ employees is proud to have been instrumental in hosting some of the most memorable events in Canada, including:

  • The Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
  • The FIFA Women's World Cup
  • Multiple CFL Grey Cup Championships
  • The 2014 NHL Heritage Classic
  • Canada’s Men’s and Women’s National Soccer Team matches
  • The Canada Sevens, part of the World Rugby Sevens Series
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League soccer (MLS) and the BC Lions Football Club of the Canadian Football League (CFL)
  • Sold out concerts for Taylor Swift, AC/DC, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, and many more

It takes great people to host BC’s biggest and brightest events. We provide our team with industry-leading Service Excellence and Game Day Training to enable them to shine. At BC Place, you get to be part of a team that thrives in a fast-paced, high energy environment and takes true ownership in delivering exceptional, memorable experiences.



  • Various HVAC and refrigeration support for stadium events.
  • Analyze and resolve technical concerns and perform maintenance duties as required.
  • Provide service excellence to internal and external clients.
  • Carry out duties efficiently in scheduled time frames.
  • Follow all safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment. Adhere to the stadium health and safety regulations, including Health and Safety regulations and company policies.
  • Perform other related duties as required.



  • Must have Inter-Provincial or BC trade qualification as HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic.
  • Varied experience in building maintenance, electrical systems, mechanical repairs, troubleshooting; and building automation system.
  • Solid understanding of operating and maintenance manual procedures, BC Building Code, Safety Standards Act, ASHRAE, and other related regulations.
  • Proven familiarity with tools of the trade and safe working practices.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able and willing to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills including the ability to carry out duties from work orders.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and others working at BC Place.
  • Proven self-starter with exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Be able to handle assigned tasks and stressful situations including exposure to seasonal heat and cold in an outdoor and indoor environment, long periods of standing, ability to comfortably lift 50 lbs, ability to work at heights.
  • Gas Fitter Certification an asset,
  • Fall protection, scissor lift, forklift training/certification, WHMIS certificate an asset.
  • 4th class power engineering an asset.


This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to achieving outstanding results.

The team at PavCo thanks you for your application.


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