Avmax Careers - Canada
  • BAP
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Full Time

Avmax Group Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including an optimal benefits plan and pension plan.


The Facilities Maintenance Worker reports directly to the Manager of BAP and is responsible for performing general building and property maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintain HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Perform the day to day operation of the maintenance department.
  • Responsible for the upkeep and preservation of Avmax Group Inc. grounds, including landscaping and snow removal.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on daily equipment and facility such as replacing light bulbs.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.
  • Involved in all aspects of building maintenance requirements for all new construction, renovations or updates to current systems.
  • Perform, coordinate and monitor contractor activities for projects.
  • Accountable for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives.
  • Work with site-wide building maintenance to ensure compliance to any construction, renovation or updates.
  • Update project information and maintain project files.
  • Organize drawings and prepare drawing packages to support project activity.
  • Support department management, project managers and consultants as required.
  • Update and maintains information in Avmax Group Inc. records systems and department databases.
  • Set priorities for preventative maintenance work orders, maintenance requisitions and scheduled work.
  • Maintain adequate supplies and equipment for the maintenance department.
  • Requisition work to be completed through Purchasing.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Meet with Fire Department, Hydro, etc. as required.
  • Complete all necessary reports and records related to the department as required.
  • Drive Avmax Group Inc. vehicles, as required.
  • Prepare, paint and decorate interior and exterior surfaces as required.
  • Operate grounds-keeping power equipment and maintain external property.
  • Adhere to departmental procedures and systems, e.g., "systems for preventative maintenance", "maintenance requisitions", scheduled work and continued quality improvement/risk management programs.
  • Perform minor construction work, e.g., dismantling and erecting walls, finish carpentry work, pouring concrete, etc.
  • Maintain inventory of new equipment, manuals and warranties.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain various electrical components, appliances and equipment in accordance with pertinent codes, the preventative maintenance program and departmental procedures.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance checks of all electrical alarms.
  • Troubleshoot, install, and repair plumbing fixtures, piping, and related equipment.
  • Perform necessary work to open clogged sewer lines.
  • Maintain an adequate supply of hot water at the correct temperature.
  • Perform mechanical and preventative maintenance work on equipment as per preventative maintenance manual, e.g., circulating pumps, air handling systems, and refrigeration etc.
  • Initiate safety concerns and makes judgment on the best methods of completing tasks.
  • Responsible for snow removal and ice safety.
  • Responsible for landscaping and the overall esthetic look of Avmax Group Inc. property.
  • Accountable for short-term planning and keeping appropriate authorities aware of decisions being made.
  • Organize invoices and accounts payable.
  • Prepare monthly reports and budget.
  • Receive calls from unit maintenance committee liaison and respond according to co-op policies and trade list.
  • Preparation of capital plan in consultation with unit maintenance committee.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED Completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and Facilities Maintenance Coordination experience;
  • An AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus;
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment.
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of contract administration and office procedures.
  • Building trades certificate or equivalent desirable.
  • Ability to perform small repairs (e.g. caulking, replacing washers, and replacing light fixtures).
  • Knowledge and ability to work on 110v up to and including 600v system and equipment.
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Possess a valid drivers license.
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email.
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in building maintenance.
  • Previous management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.

Avmax Group Inc. is dedicated to, and prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all of our employees. Avmax Group Inc. has specific policies in place to prevent discrimination in our hiring practices on the basis of the protected grounds dictated by Canadian legislation. We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

In order to be in compliance with the law, employees must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

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