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This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Settlement Maintenance Supervisor, through the provision of preventative maintenance services, the Facility Maintainer provides day-to-day checks, the legislative and code-required monitoring, testing, servicing and inspection of adjustment of facility systems, sub-systems and components to ensure they are performing as intended and reach their planned service life. Through the provision of repair services, the Facility Manager fixes or replaces broken, worn or faulty components as required to address issues that are identified through the course of regular preventative maintenance inspections.
As a member of a team of technical experts, the Facility Maintainer works to maximize the quality of facilities and the built environment by maintaining the supporting systems and minimizing service interruptions with consideration for life safety, work priority resource limitations and total life cycle cost. Through the course of planning and executing the work, the Facility Maintainer emphasizes safety, team effectiveness, client satisfaction and quality.
The Facility Maintainer inspects facility systems, sub-systems and components to ensure they are performing as intended and reaches their planned service life; maintains facility systems, sub-systems and components to ensure they are performing as intended and reach their planned service life; checks work on facility systems, sub-systems and components performed under contract to ensure compliance with plans and specifications and governing codes; completes work records for all work; ensures that the proper tools, equipment and material are on hand or readily available at all times; ensure that proper work and safety procedures are followed at all times; on-call and stand-by work is a mandatory function of the position and is based on a predetermined schedule established as a function of the organizational need with respect to the resource levels available, the applicable employment agreements and policies.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a Certification as a Carpenter, Electrician, Plumber/Gasfitter, Oil Heat Technician, Third, Fourth or Fifth Class Stationary Engineer along with two years related experience in the Trade.
Experience with a variety of building types and sizes or municipal works and a Class 5 Nunavut Driver’s License or equivalent is also required.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language; knowledge with respect to Computerized Maintenance Management Systems; knowledge with respect to Computerized Maintenance Management Systems; experience in a cold climate construction; and experience in a cross cultural environment considered as an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to staff future vacancies in various communities.