November 9, 2023

Remote Building Maintenance Worker

Position Title:Remote Building Maintenance Worker
Status:Excluded, Full-Time Permanent
Reports to:Director of Facilities

Active Care Youth and Adult Services

Active Care Youth and Adult Services (ACYAS) is a progressive, innovative organization operating residential resources for youth, and adults in British Columbia. It is our mandate to provide innovative, trauma-informed support services of exceptional quality and to do so in the context of a home environment.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Building Maintenance Worker performs general maintenance and repairs for assigned equipment and facilities including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, heating and cooling, and other building systems at our remote locations in BC. As a key member of the Facilities team, the Building Maintenance Worker is responsible for ensuring company equipment, building functions, and the overall aesthetics of ACYAS resources are well maintained. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Travel to Terrace or other remote work sites one week per month to perform maintenance tasks
  • The main maintenance contact in Terrace & other remote locations for emergencies or other related items
  • Establishes, monitors, and carries out preventative maintenance procedures for buildings, equipment, and grounds.
  • Ensures building and equipment meet all safety, security and fire regulations and policies.
  • Performs carpentry, electrical, painting, mechanical and plumbing maintenance.
  • Assists with building repairs such as repairing furniture, constructing shelves, installing switches, replacing bulbs and plugs, and other basic appliance repairs.
  • Performs general construction, including applying paint and other finishes, repairing drywall, disassembling, and reassembling equipment, replacing sinks and toilets, and applying finishing material.
  • Assists with general facility upkeep and maintenance.
  • Responds to and prioritizes various maintenance requests.
  • Updates, adds information and closes out maintenance requests on ShareVision (ACYAS’s maintenance application).
  • Completes and maintains related records such as maintenance logs and inventories of maintenance tools and supplies.
  • Transports equipment, furniture, and supplies manually and/or using aides such as dollies and carts.
  • Makes recommendations for major repairs and purchases to the Director.
  • Operates a motor vehicle to pick up, move, and transfer goods and supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Familiarity with the Social Services sector is considered an asset.
  • Two (2) years of recent related experience.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of general construction skills, such as carpentry, plumbing, roofing, masonry, painting, and landscaping skills.
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50lbs.
  • Problem-solving and record-keeping skills.
  • Time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Ability to work in various temperatures.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and create a positive experience for others.
  • Ability to use a tablet and maintenance applications.

The job description has been updated and amended with the approval of the employee and Human Resources Director.

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