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Title General Maintenance Worker- St. James
Division Facilities Management
Category Support Staff
Type Temporary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $24.91 - $28.88 per hour
Band F
Hours 40 hours per week
Campus St. James
Effective Date ASAP – November 30/12
Duties
  • Responsible for providing emergency and preventative plumbing maintenance to college facilities by: repairing flushometers, measuring, cutting, soldering pipes, replacing taps, sinks, toilets, clearing/snaking drains and rebuilding drinking fountains.
  • Provides emergency repairs and preventative maintenance to locks, doors & door closing systems.
  • Responsible for replacing locks, hinges, changing cores and adjusting door closers.
  • Provides assistance to skilled trades as requested and required to perform repairs or other duties, e.g. changing filters or fan belts, preparing HVAC systems for operation or winterization.
  • Performs various duties to maintain college facilities including work associated with carpentry, masonry, painting, mechanical, electrical.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Two year Certificate of Apprenticeship in an appropriate field.
  • Minimum three years practical work experience in tasks associated with repairs and maintenance of buildings and equipment in industrial, commercial or institutional environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks, including the capacity to plan and execute own work and to work within a team.
  • Must have Mechanical/Electrical aptitude to use basic maintenance shop tools, including power tools and equipment; basic knowledge of replacement parts for equipment repairs.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
  • Must adhere to policies and procedures as set out in various manuals i.e. safety information (WHIMIS), Building Codes, material and equipment specifications etc.
  • Ability to understand instructions and to read floor plans, diagrams and blue prints.
  • Good interpersonal skills, co-operative attitude and excellent customer service skills; ability to deal with people under pressure.
  • Good judgment and accuracy; attention to detail and safety.
  • Ability to stoop, bend and work in tight spaces; ability to lift over 44 lbs (machinery components, motors, ladders etc.).
  • Ability to adapt to the changing technology and working environment.
  • Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
 
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 12-089
Closing Date Now Posted Externally Until Filled