Housing Maintenance Technician



Job Number: 11828
Title: Housing Maintenance Technician
Nature: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Number of Positions: 1
Salary: $21.00 to $22.00 per hour
Location: Olympic Village, Vancouver

About the Position:
This is a hands-on position responsible for building maintenance within a non-profit managed portfolio of mixed commercial and residential properties in a non-smoking environment. Responsible for general maintenance and repair duties of a residential housing complex. Work will include electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and other related general repair or preventative maintenance activities. Supports the management team in tenant maintenance administration.

Reports to: Facilities and Housing Maintenance Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains a tool and parts inventory in a clean and organized maintenance area
Performs a variety of cleaning and maintenance tasks in and around the facilities
Performs repairs and renovations as necessary before and after tenant move in/move out
Repairs and maintains common areas and equipment
Monitors garbage removal and recycling
Assists the housing team in maintaining functional operation of the building systems
Identifies and coordinates with the direct manager repairs and maintenance of common areas
Roof maintenance, including checking and cleaning of drains and gutters
Supervises outside tradespeople for scheduled maintenance and repairs and assesses quality of work for acceptance recommendation purposes
Carries out unit and property inspections as assigned and completes required reports
Carries out equipment inspections and services as assigned and attests to results in the prescribed reporting formats
Delivers and displays building management notices as required
Maintains daily records and logs, proper documentation of tasks accomplished, and software entries
Assists co-workers with work orders and data entry
Responds to tenant’s maintenance work requests and building emergencies which may occur during or beyond regular hours
Manages elevator preparation for deliveries and Move ins/Move outs
Performs weekly security rounds of the building and maintenance inspections of common property and common area equipment
Works with Housing Team to maintain a preventative maintenance, inventory and record keeping system, ensuring all building maintenance work performed is in adherence to all building code and WorkSafe BC regulations and organizational policies and procedures
Supervises and maintains building and parking lot access to standards set by Management
Maintains and audits security camera systems, entry fob activating/deactivating, and fob tracking
Assists on regular inspection of security systems including fire alarms and sprinkler system;
Assists in coordinating access for third party service providers and shut down of building systems to accommodate installation of tenant improvements and/or modification to building systems
Provides excellent customer service by being responsive in a timely manner to all tenants
Understands the importance of professional boundaries as it relates to tenants, privacy and access to personal tenant information
Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications and Experience:
A Building Service Worker Certificate from a recognized institution plus at least 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Experience in basic carpentry, plumbing, drywall repairs, painting, electrical, etc.
Demonstrated applied knowledge of residential building and construction techniques and practices, maintenance and renovation methods, materials and equipment
Knowledge of residential tenancy act
YARDI knowledge an asset
Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical building systems is an asset (e.g. DDC security, HVAC)
Excellent knowledge of materials, methods and equipment used in maintenance work

Job Skills and Abilities:

Able to work independently to evaluate and prioritize a wide range of tasks in a timely manner
Able to multitask in a fast paced environment
Able to communicate effectively and positively with tenants, other staff, independent trades and contractors
Able to take direction and establish strong working relationships with managers and co-workers
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Fluent in writing and speaking English; other languages is an asset
Good interpersonal skills
Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite products
Solid understanding of safe work practices

Other Requirements:
BC Driver License is considered an asset
Clear criminal record check required
Able to work on evenings and weekends for emergency repairs
Able to work at other housing sites in the lower mainland as needed by workload and/or staff coverage

How to Apply:
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application by February 7, 2020, to housing.resumes@success.bc.ca

Resume and cover letter should not be longer than 3 pages. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: February 7, 2020

To apply for this job email your details to housing.resumes@success.bc.ca

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