Maintenance Worker, Technician

Physical & Environmental Resources
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Closing date: 
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
On call
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Plant Operations, you will be responsible for providing inter-occupational general maintenance at a senior trade’s level or equivalent as assigned, to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, carpentry, 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, fire, temperature and air flow devices.  This position is intended to be able to complete work independently at a near trade level and to also provide support to other team resources as required and may be required to complete other maintenance items as assigned to meet operational needs.

You will be 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.  This position will work within all code and safety requirements which at times will require they work closely under the direction of qualified team resources.


To be well suited to the role you will possess the following required qualifications and competencies:

• Grade 12, plus five years recent, related experience performing duties in an institutional environment able to perform at or approaching trades level work or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

• Maintenance and/or construction experience

• 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

• 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

Application submission information: 

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 $24.36 and the University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of benefits.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-020-C0072– Last name, First name

Or mail to:

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

The competition began on April 11, 2016 and will close on April 22, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. 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.

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