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Residence Maintenance Lead - George Brown College - Campus Living Centres

updated on 2:07 PM, November 6, 2018
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Residence Maintenance Lead
Deadline: November 18, 2018
Posted: November 6, 2018

Job Description / Duties

Position: Maintenance Services Lead
Posting Date: November 6, 2018
Location: George Brown College
80 Cooperage Street, Toronto ON M5A 0J3
Start Date: December 3rd, 2018
Application Deadline: November 16th by 11:55pm EST
Instructions: Applications must include a current resume and cover letter. Applications must be submitted via our HR department at

Special Notes: Only selected applicants will be notified if they have been chosen to take part in an interview process.

Position Summary and Job Magnitude
The Maintenance Services Lead will be actively involved in tasks related to building maintenance, and developing preventative maintenance routines, capital planning and managing projects. This position should understand basic engineering, building systems, building repairs and be able to lead other Maintenance staff if required.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties
Preventative maintenance is necessary for all aspects of keeping the building running smoothly. Some of the responsibilities involved with this position include but are not limited to:

Oversees preventative maintenance throughout the property to ensure standards are maintained for guest comfort and the safe and efficient operation of all equipment.

Ensures completion and appropriate reporting of all fire alarm testing, kitchen suppression system testing and other fire equipment maintenance as required by provincial and company standards.

Frequently communicates with management regarding the use of contractors, controlling expenditures, planning of capital projects and completing tasks to a high standard.

Audits the facility in order to ensure that building systems are in working order and compliant with building codes.

Develops capital plans and sourcing replacement components for systems that have reached the end of their operational life cycle.

Plans, coordinates, and executes projects with an emphasis on achieving objectives within deadlines, focusing on quality and fiscal results.

Develops maintenance routines and ensures compliance with maintenance routines in order to ensure an effective preventative maintenance program.

Ensures that all areas of the facility are clean and ensure proper janitorial routines are created in order to maximize the serviceable life of the finishes.

Leads maintenance department staff. This includes, holding regular staff meetings, ensuring effective use of personnel and fostering a team environment.

Evaluate staff performance and insure compliance with key performance indicators.

Ensures all staff members are competent in the safe and effective use of equipment and chemicals.

Additional Tasks:
 Daily checks of the building and equipment
 Greasing bearings, replacing filters and belts on various equipment as per the maintenance schedule
 Check utility meters on daily basis to monitor consumption.
 Check standpipes and fire panel on a daily basis
 Check all fire extinguishers are at their proper levels and intact
 Keep detailed records of all maintenance and inspections
 Replacing or repairing burnt out lights and fixtures
 Moving furniture and appliances
 Basic plumbing repairs and replacements, including unclogging toilets
 Fixing damaged sections of drywall
 Maintaining interior finishes, including vinyl wall coverings and painting
 General janitorial tasks such as garbage collection, spill cleanups, and others as required
 Keep detailed records of all work
 Perform room inspections and develop ways to increase standards of service
 Have the ability to step into the role of “Manage on Duty” from time to time
 Be flexible to work various hours, including weekend work, to cover the needs of the business

Maintenance can be strenuous and requires the individual to be in good physical condition. Physical demands include:
 Climbing ladders
 Moving appliances and furniture
 Repetitive lifting of up to 60lbs
 Cardio vascular endurance for tasks such as snow removal and climbing stairs
 Working in confined spaces
 Ability to grip and manipulate basic hand tools and parts
 Hand dexterity and fine motor skills for working with small parts.
 Repetitive reaching or working above their head
 Majority of the working day spent standing conducting repairs and maintenance

Qualifications / Required Skills

Education: High School Diploma, Recognized College Diploma preferred
Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of commercial electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems
Must be competent with general physical plant repairs
Must possess positive attitude towards work and learning
Must be able to handle multiple projects at once
Experience Required: Minimum of 1 year industry experience or equivalent

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Campus Living Centres policy to promote equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Campus Living Centres does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status or sexual orientation. Campus Living Centres prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the grounds listed above. This applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and promotion.

If you require accommodation in order to successfully submit an application, please email us to make your accommodation request at careers@campuslivingcentres.com.

Salary: Salary will be based on experience and education.

Contact Information

Marc Athanas
General Manager
George Brown College

Employer Profile

George Brown College Residence
80 Cooperage Street
Toronto ON
M5A 0J3