Job Posting 63897

Maintenance Worker
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 54 days (Wed, 30 Sep)
full time

MAINTENANCE WORKER

Job ID: 3519

REGULAR FULL-TIME

Location: LOWER MAINLAND, BC

 

 

MAINTENANCE WORKER

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

As a BC Housing Maintenance Worker you will be provided the use of a BC Housing utility van to perform your work provided you have a Class 5 Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.  You will use your knowledge & 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;
  • 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
  • Maintaining own inventory of tools. Employees shall receive a tool allowance of $500.00 Annually to cover the replacement cost of personal tools as per article 11.16 in the Maintenance Service division of the collective agreement.
  • On Call Allowance provided

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.

 

  • 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.
  • *An eligibility list may be established*

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.

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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

 

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

 

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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