Building Maintenance Worker

Job Description


Kindly forward your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources, Recruitment
Fort Nelson First Nation R.R. #1, Mile 295, Alaska Highway
Fort Nelson, B.C. V0C 1R0

Fort Nelson First Nation Maintenance worker


The primary responsibilities of the Building Maintenance Worker is to provide building maintenance services to assist in the operations and improvements of the community’s capital assets and infrastructure. Primary responsibilities of this job include providing maintenance services and repairs for community buildings, houses, and other capital assets. The work primarily involves performing carpentry duties, and having a working knowledge of plumbing and heating systems, and will include work or assistance to certified trades on any area of a building or home for the purpose of maintaining that building. This worker is required to provide building maintenance services to any of our reserves, and as such, at times will be required to travel to other reserves to complete tasks. This worker will cross-train with other maintenance workers and will ensure that all guidelines and safety regulations are being met and followed and that the overall mission and values and policies of the organization are being adhered to. Other related duties as required.

How to Apply:

Mature individual of professional presentation with a minimum grade 12 high school diploma, supplemented by completion of a 3-4 year apprenticeship program; or
a combination of four to five years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in carpentry required to be eligible for trade certification. 
Four to five (4-5) years’ experience performing carpentry and maintenance and repair works. 
Some experience working with other Tradespersons and a relational understanding of electrical equipment and plumbing and heating systems, for the purpose of communicating difficulties and troubleshooting with Tradespersons. 
Experience purchasing, picking-up and delivering supplies. 
Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with employees and the public. 
Organized and able to handle competing priorities and meet deadlines. 
Good communication skills (written and oral); ability to listen to understand and ask questions for clarification. 
Proficient computer skills and able to use MS Office Suite, Excel, internet, and email. 
Satisfactory completion of a police information check. 
Valid BC Driver’s License. 
Satisfactory driver’s abstract.

The following are considered assets:
Certificate of training in Building Maintenance (two-year program).
Read Seal certification. 
Certificates of training, such as, H2S, OFA1 with TE, WHMIS, OHS, Fall Protection, Ladder and Scaffold, Confined Space Entry, Traffic Control Persons ticket/certificate, Chainsaw Level II, Bear Aware. 
Previous experience coordinating workloads and directing other workers. 
Previous experience working for a First Nation’s community, or a relational understanding of capital assets and infrastructure. 
Google™ drive, calendar, forms and other Google™ products. 
Ability to speak Dene and/or Cree.