WAVE Board

Below are the available placements WAVE students can apply for using the form at the bottom of this page.

Work or volunteer hours will be determined between the employer and the student after application and acceptance.

Placement CodeOccupationEmployer Name/LocationPositionDuties
2020-01Business and Applied BusinessValley Geotechnical Engineering (Walnut Grove)Engineering Assistant - 1 availableJob shadowing and assisting engineers with file management
2020-02 ( 1 PLACEMENT FILLED)Trades & TechnologyForce Mechanical (worksite in Burnaby near Edmonds Skytrain Station)Plumbers Helper - 1 availableAssisting plumbers in all general duties. digging, lifting, carrying pipe, jack hammering, underground, rough-in, waterpipe.
2020-03Fitness and RecreationSportsplex (Walnut Grove)Job shadow and assistant - 2 availableWorking with Operations Manager and Ice Maintenance staff
2020-04Business and Applied BusinessCanadian Museum of Flight (Murrayville)Web Design/Marketing/Sales Assistant - 2 availableLooking for a student with expertise in enhancing the organization's web page, work with staff to build an online store (e-commerce)
2020-05Fine Arts, Design & MediaCanadian Museum of Flight (Murrayville)Video Production Support - 1 available
Support the operation with videos for advertising on the website, provide videos for exhibits, film inside of planes
2020-06Trades & TechnologyWestcoast Moulding and Millwork (Port Kells)Warehouse Labourer - 1 available

(potential opportunity for a Millwork placement for students interested in woodworking)
Cleaning, tidying, and moving stock (steel toed shoes required)
2020-07 (PLACEMENTS FILLED)Trades & TechnologyK-Line Trailers (Langley-Aldergrove)Shop AssistantShop cleanup, material handling, inventory reporting, light use of power tools and machinery
2020-08 (2 PLACEMENTS FILLED)Animal CareMurrayville Animal Hospital (Murrayville)Assisting/Shadowing Reception and Technicians (potential for more placements once other volunteers finish)Assisting and shadowing the Reception Manager and Animal Technicians
2020-09Trades & TechnologySolid Rock Steel Fabricating Co (Port Kells)Assisting/Shadowing Metal FabricationAssisting Employees as necessary in their job duties. Cleaning, observing work in progress and being trained in Industry Best Practices
2020-10Trades & TechnologyPenfolds Roofing & Solar (most job sites in Surrey/Langley)Roofers Helper
(potential to turn into a summer job)
Assist in removing, installing, and replacing various roofing systems, Assist in removing, installing, and replacing plywood sheeting as required, General jobsite cleanup as required, Be an active participant in safety meetings, toolbox talks, and learn the best practices of trades, General set-up and other tasks as required by the site supervisor
2020-11Trades & TechnologyPenfolds Roofing & Solar (most job sites in Surrey/Langley)Carpenters Assistant
(potential to turn into a summer job)
Assist in measurement, cutting, carrying, and installation of fascia boards, soffit, and other materials, General jobsite cleanup as required, Be an active participant in safety meetings, toolbox talks, and learn the best practices of trades, General set-up and other tasks as required by the site supervisor
2020-12Trades & TechnologyPenfolds Roofing & Solar (most job sites in Surrey/Langley)Electrician's Assistant
(potential to turn into a summer job)
Assisting in running wires throughout an electric system, Assisting in connecting solar panel systems to complete the solar system process, Carrying and disposal of materials as required, General jobsite cleanup as required, Be an active participant in safety meetings, toolbox talks, and learn the best practices of trades, General set-up and other tasks as required by the site supervisor
2020-13Trades & TechnologyPenfolds Roofing & Solar (most job sites in Surrey/Langley)Solar Installer's Helper (potential to turn into a summer job)Assist in installing solar panels on top of the roof, Assist in jobsite setup as required, General set-up and other tasks as required by the site supervisor, Carrying and disposal of materials as required, General jobsite cleanup as required, Be an active participant in safety meetings, toolbox talks, and learn the best practices of trades
2021-14Business and Applied BusinessRocky Point Engineering (Walnut Grove)Engineering Student AssistantComplete plumbing/cooling calculations using Excel, complete draft of engineering drawings using AutoCAD (under direction of senior staff), ability to work with drafting and modeling.

Qualities: problem solver, attention to detail, positive attitude and interest in learning
2021-15AviationCascade Aerospace (Abbotsford)Aircraft Cleaner - 3 Positions AvailableEntry level aircraft maintenance/cleaning duties (interior and exterior)

Opportunity to turn into summer work with support with trades training
2021-16HorticultureCanadian Landscape & Civil Services (Walnut Grove, Near Golden Ears Bridge)Landscape Labourer - 3
(Full-time summer work - placement to start end of June.
We are looking for self-motivated and reliable people with the ability to help with planting, paving stones, and block walls. Preference given to candidates with valid drivers license. Potential for apprenticeship opportunity as well.
2021-17Trades & TechnologyReliable Tube (Langley/Aldergrove)Warehouse Person/Shop Hand - 1 PositionWork in the metal industry handling materials, cleaning, and basic tools. Assist in the warehouse with loading and unloading the trucks, and support the operators with moving, stacking and bundling the finished product.
2021-18Trades & TechnologyDivision 15 Mechanical (Various locations around the Greater Vancouver Area -BCIT, Burrard Tower, Vancouver House, YVR, SFU Surrey - just to name a few)Plumber Helper - 2-3 Positions (paid with potential to turn into an apprenticeship)Assisting with general labour duties for foremen and plumbers on site, plumbing/ pipe fitting, adhere to company OH&S program and regulations, and ensure work meets code requirements.

Drivers license or accessibility to major transit routes required.
2021-19Trades & TechnologyMerit Kitchens (Surrey/Delta border)Light Manufacturing - 2 positionsCandidate will be trained for a position in Assembly, Dovetail Fabrication, Cabinet Making, and Paint Finishing.
2021-20Trades & TechnologyMillennium Landscape Contractors
(various work sites Langley, Surrey, White Rock, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows)
Landscape Labourer - 2-3 PositionsLawn mowing, raking, weeding, blowing, general cleanup.
Student will need to be able to get to various worksites but schedule will be consistent weekly (IE: Monday same work site every week).

WAVE students can apply for placements using the form below. Discuss your application with your Career Advisor and WAVE teacher before submitting as their approval is required before it will be sent to the employer.

WAVE Board Placement Application Form

  • Found on the WAVE Board above.
  • Found on the WAVE Board above.
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