General Maintenance Person

  • Full Time
  • Calgary


Our Calgary client currently has several full-time opportunities in their Maintenance Department. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisors, the General Maintenance Person (GMP) is responsible for following maintenance processes and procedures for routine, preventative, emergency, and after-hours maintenance requests and work orders. The General Maintenance Person is responsible for the overall maintenance, servicing, and repairs required to ensure company’s Independent and Supportive Living Communities including, equipment, furnishings, fixtures and the surrounding grounds remain in excellent condition.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot and repair maintenance issues;
  • Estimate vendor costs and issue vendor purchase orders in accordance with company’s signing authority matrix
  • Perform minor electrical, heating, mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, light carpentry, light landscaping, and building repairs
  • Complete work orders in order of priority; update Maintenance Supervisors on outstanding work orders and escalate issues as required
  • Support company’s Move In/Out KPI and KPM targets by completing timely suite renovation work orders in accordance to company’s established standards and guidelines; monitor vendor work and update Move In/Out
  • Coordinator on the renovation progress
  • Complete all routine and preventative maintenance work orders within scheduled timelines and ensure accurate record keeping
  • Comply with all fire, health, and safety regulations and remain alert to any potential threats to the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors
  • Serve as On-Call Maintenance GMP on a rotational basis

Desired qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1 – 3 years of previous general maintenance experience required. Basic electrical, heating, mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing experience required
  • Experience operating low-pressure boiler systems an asset
  • Building operator training  or certification an asset
  • Must be in good health with no history of back problems – a medical may be required
  • Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract are required

 Working conditions:

  • Company vehicle provided as extensive travel within Calgary will be required; must be comfortable driving in heavy traffic
  • Heavy lifting will be required (up to 50lbs), including pulling, pushing and lifting equipment
  • Some exposure to corrosive and non-corrosive chemicals will be required
  • Frequent bending and stretching will be required
  • Operation of various types of equipment and machinery will be required
  • Working alone and in confined spaces will be required
  • Working under somewhat stressful situations may be required.
  • Working outdoors in inclement weather will be required

If you meet the above requirements, please apply by submitting the most recent copy of your resume, addressing the above requirements.

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