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General Maintenance, Calgary AB

by Executive Solutions  |  20.03.20 | 12:55

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisors, the General Maintenance Person (GMP) is responsible for following maintenance processes and procedures for routine, preventative, emergency, and after-hours maintenance requests and work orders. The General Maintenance Person is responsible for the overall maintenance, servicing, and repairs required to ensure our clients Independent and Supportive Living Communities including, equipment, furnishings, fixtures and the surrounding grounds remain in excellent condition.


  • Triage, troubleshoot and repair maintenance issues; determine if preferred vendors should be contracted to complete trades-level repairs
  • Estimate vendor costs and issue vendor purchase orders in accordance with our client’s signing authority matrix
  • Perform minor electrical, heating, mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, light carpentry, light landscaping and building repairs
  • Complete work orders in order of priority; update Maintenance Supervisors on outstanding work orders and escalate issues as required
  • Support our client’s Move In/Out KPI and KPM targets by completing timely suite renovation work orders in accordance to the companies established standards and guidelines; monitor vendor work and update Move In/Out Coordinator on renovation progress
  • Complete all routine and preventative maintenance work orders within scheduled timelines and ensure accurate record keeping
  • Assist with routine maintenance or capital maintenance projects as required
  • Receive supplies and inventory and store in designated area
  • Monitor landscaping contractors and staff work to ensure the proper maintenance of the grounds surrounding the company’s communities; inspect grounds and address or escalate any safety and/or maintenance issues
  • Coordinate with Community Staff to ensure that all entrances and doorways are free of debris and / or safety hazards
  • Ensure on-site work areas are clean, safe, and organized
  • Oversee building security including conducting regular walk-throughs of work sites and site reviews to proactively identify and repair issues
  • Comply with all fire, health, and safety regulations and remain alert to any potential threats to the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors
  • General Maintenance Person
  • Promptly report and/or take corrective action to address potential or actual hazardous situations
  • Notify the Community staff and Maintenance Supervisors of any resident concerns or altercations; complete Incidents Reports (IRs) accordingly
  • Serve as On-Call Maintenance GMP on a rotational basis
  • Actively participate in other relevant departmental duties as required


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1 – 3 years of previous general maintenance experience required. Basic electrical, heating, mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing experience required
  • Experience operating low pressure boiler systems an asset
  • Building operator training or certification an asset
  • Must be in good health with no history of back problems – a medical may be required
  • Proven Self-starter and ability assess and self-initiate repairs to building and property
  • Must display a desire to continually develop general maintenance skills and a desire to pursue courses related to the position if suggested by the Supervisor. (e.g. building operations, building systems, HVAC control systems, water system design)
  • Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract are required
  • Ability to positively relate to residents, staff and co-workers
  • Ability to work independently but within a team-based department
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Company vehicle provided as extensive travel within Calgary will be required; must be comfortable driving in heavy traffic
  • Heavy lifting will be required (up to 50lbs), including pulling, pushing and lifting equipment
  • Some exposure to corrosive and non-corrosive chemicals will be required
  • Frequent bending and stretching will be required
  • Operation of various types of equipment and machinery will be required
  • Working alone and in confined spaces will be required
  • Working under somewhat stressful situations may be required
  • Working outdoors in inclement weather will be required

If you meet all the requirements for this position and are available immediately, send your resume to:

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