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Technical Agent - Mechanical, Architectural or Electricity

Reference number: SVC23J-044795-000106
Selection process number: 2023-SVC-QUE-EA-578967
Public Services and Procurement Canada - Real Property Branch, Professional and Technical Services
Montréal Island (Québec), Québec (Québec)
$63,777 to $80,177

Self-declaration: Want to learn more?

Closing date: 31 March 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

Giving you the best chance to succeed!
At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

For more information on assessment accommodation visit the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.


Provide real property technical assistance, operational advice, and internal and external client services in the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and use of durable assets and managing their life cycle. Collaborate with customers and other stakeholders to develop the best solutions that meet their functional and operational needs as well as those related to quality and profitability.

Work environment

𝗪𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗣𝗦𝗣𝗖!
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, and translation to other government departments, agencies, and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

At PSPC, our approach to inclusion is simple: we are committed to achieving a competent and representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population we serve, and strive to create a welcoming, respectful, and inclusive environment that enables collaboration and innovation. When you succeed, we all succeed.

Intent of the process

The immediate intent of this repertory is to staff vacant positions.

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff identical or similar positions with various tenures (determinate, indeterminate), various linguistic requirements, various security requirements and for various locations at Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "Cover Letter (600 words) Please describe your professional background and tell us why you are the best person for this position. You must provide clear and concrete EXAMPLES and DETAILS that demonstrate how you meet this selection criterion, including WHERE, WHEN and HOW you obtained this experience."

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives (see Note 1)

Note 1:
The employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are:

• A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or
• An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency


EX-01: Experience using AutoCAD

EX-02: Experience (Note 1) in the delivery of technical and specialized building-related guidance concerning mechanical, architectural or electrical systems.

Note 1:
Experience means approximately three months. Experience in an academic setting is acceptable.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

AS-01: Post-secondary diploma in building systems technology (221-C0) or in a field related to the position to be filled.
AS-02: Post-secondary diploma in architectural technology (221.A0) or in a field related to the position to be filled.
AS-03: Post-secondary diploma in electrical technology (243-D0) or in a field related to the position to be filled.

Degree equivalency

• AS-04: Electricity license – License C

AS-05: Experience in building operation and maintenance

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

French essential

Information on language requirements

KN-01: Knowledge of the principles relating to the discipline for which you are applying (building mechanics, architecture or building electricity).
KN-02: General knowledge of the law and codes governing building mechanical, architectural or electrical such as the National Building Code, electrical code and ASHRAE standards, etc.

AB-01: Ability to read and interpret plans, drawings and technical specifications.
AB-02: Ability to perform technical surveys.
AB-03: Ability to analyze information and data, define options and make recommendations related to the discipline for which you are applying (mechanical, architectural or electrical).

COM-01: Demonstrating integrity and respect.
COM-02: Working effectively with others.
COM-03: Written communication.
COM-04: Oral communication.
COM-05: Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
COM-06: Thinking things through.
COM-07: Client service level 1: Delivering high-quality client service Client service competency - PSPC (tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca).

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates, who, at the time of application, self-declare* as belonging to one of the following designated Employment Equity groups: Women, Indigenous (Aboriginal) Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Members of Visible Minorities.

* We therefore encourage you to self-declare during the online application process by selecting the appropriate box under the Employment Equity section.

For further details, please refer to the “Other information” section.

Information on employment equity

OR-01: Be willing and able to work overtime on short notice
OR-02: Be able and willing to travel to remote locations

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

RC-01: Security clearance : Reliability check
RC-02: Valid driver’s license Class 5

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

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