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Job Number:  46706
Maintenance Worker
Job Posted: Monday, 30 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 28 September 2018
(in 45 days)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Island Salary: (not entered)

MAINTENANCE WORKER

Job ID:  2830

REGULAR/FULL-TIME

Location:  VANCOUVER ISLAND

 

MAINTENANCE WORKER

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

As a Maintenance Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to perform a variety of troubleshooting, maintenance and repair duties, including:

  • Repairing/replacing receptacles, ballasts, switches, fans, electrical fixtures, baseboard heaters, change breakers, smoke alarms, thermocouples, and repairing/replacing damaged wiring;
  • Repairing/replacing plumbing fixtures, including toilets, sinks and basins, as well as water lines, and sanitary and storm piping;
  • Replacing counter tops, cupboards, wall tiles, and sheet vinyl, installing doors, replacing locks on doors and windows, and repairing railings;
  • Cleaning gutters and debris from roofs, replacing shingles, flashing repairs and emergency patching and caulking, snaking drains with power augers, and repairing and constructing fences, gates and concrete sidewalks, patios and ramps;
  • Maintaining own inventory of tools as listed in Appendix B, Part III, and assisting in maintaining inventory of equipment and materials;
  • Operating a BC Housing vehicle, including trailers, to load, unload and deliver materials, tools and equipment and/or employer’s assets;
  • Performing routine repairs and maintenance to appliances, equipment and HVAC equipment;
  • Redirecting contractors where minor deviations in the performance of work specifications are noted, and reporting on major deviations in contract performance on modernization and improvement delivery programs;
  • Ensuring adherence to safety procedures/practices when dealing with hazards;
  • Utilizing tact and diplomacy, as required, referring tenants to other staff where appropriate, and occasionally exercising interpersonal and conflict resolution skills when dealing with tenants with complex health and social issues when other resources are not available;
  • Responding to emergencies, including non-maintenance calls when the Building Manager is not on site, and making emergency repairs or calling emergency services (police, fire, mental health);
  • Performing minor electrical, plumbing and carpentry maintenance and emergency repair duties listed for Building Manager in Appendix B, Part 1, such as changing fuses, resetting thermostats, snaking drains and replacing hardware

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

The successful candidate will have the following:

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The skilled Maintenance Worker required by this role will have:

  • a high school diploma and two years' related maintenance experience
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence and satisfactory driving record.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.

You must be able to supply your own set of tools, as required by the employer. You will receive a replacement allowance once you are qualified. 

 

  • Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.
  • Due to the nature of this role, a valid class 5 driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

Please review the Job Description prior to applying

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

 

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

 

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

 

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted.
Contact Details:
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www:   www.bchousing.org


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