Trades Services

At the Burnaby campus and CARI site, our Trades Services team is comprised of general trades, mechanical, electrical and plumbing services. We address emergency, routine, reactive and preventative maintenance. 

At our satellite campuses, we manage third-party contractors who respond to our maintenance and repair requests.

During the 2015/16 fiscal year, Facilities Services managed 22,489 individual work requests (432 per week). Of these, one third were on-demand, and the remainder were preventative maintenance requests.

General Trades

General Trades is responsible for signage installation, and maintenance and repair of:


Mechanical ensures 24-hour central plant operation. Responsibilities also include maintenance and repair of:


Electrical ensures power is provided for the campus and is responsible for maintenance and repair of:

Computer and telephone data requests can be made to IT Services.


Plumbing is responsible for maintenance, repair and safe operation of: