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Maintenance Worker, Technician, Physical & Environmental Resources

Closing Date: 
Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12pm
On Call
Posting status: 

This recruitment is to replenish the casual-on-call pool.

Under general direction performs inter-occupational general maintenance at a senior trades level or equivalent as assigned, to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical systems, carpentry, steam, power, welding, components, and infrastructure throughout all buildings and site services. The maintenance and repair will encompass duties such as maintaining, repairing and replacing components such as valves, seals, bearings, air filtration, controls and all other associated components to pumps, fans, air compressors, heating systems, sewage systems, kitchen/cafeteria equipment, monitoring devices and systems related to chlorine, fire, temperature and air flow devices. 

The incumbent is responsible for quality work in a timely manner and ensuring that all duties are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all statutory codes and regulations and any operational systems established by the department from time to time.

Required qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience

  • Able to perform duties at or approaching a Trades level of work (i.e. 4th or 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate)
  • Grade 12 (or equivalent combination of education and experience) plus five years recent experience performing duties in an institutional environment able to perform at or approaching trades level work.
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 driver’s license in the province of BC.
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and H&S Policy and procedures
  • Basic Safety, Equipment Maintenance, Presenting Technical Information,

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing and by email.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate equipment related to duties and work performed.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • General knowledge of procedures involved in work performed.

This is a casual on-call position within the CUPE Local 3886 Bargaining Unit and we cannot guarantee a set number of hours per week.  The hourly rate is $23.08 and the university is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to:

Competition # 11-091-C0009

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570  Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on October 4, 2011 and will remain open until a suitable candidate pool has been established. If required the competition may be reposted to replenish the pool at a later date.

RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Please note that two of our heritage buildings, including Hatley Castle, have some areas that are not easily accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.  Please call 391-2511 for information and assistance if you are dropping off your application in person.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf format.  

Note: While RRU values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.

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