Campus Living Centres Maintenance Services Representative Temporary in Oshawa, ON

Campus Living Centres

Branch Oshawa ON CA

Maintenance Services Representative
Oshawa, ON

Basic plumbing repairs and replacements, including unclogging toilets. Majority of the working day spent standing conducting repairs and maintenance….

This is a 5-month (Mon-Fri 8am – 4pm) contract position.

Position Summary and Job Magnitude

The Maintenance Services Representative must ensure that the entire building is in safe and good working order at all times. This includes a combination of preventative maintenance tasks, daily repair requisitions, and supporting outside contractors when on site.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

Preventative maintenance is necessary for all aspects of keeping the building running smoothly. Some of the responsibilities involved with this position include but are not limited to:

Daily checks of the building and equipment

Greasing bearings, replacing filters and belts on equipment as per maintenance schedules

Check utility meters on daily basis to monitor consumption.

Check standpipes and fire panel on a daily basis

Check all fire extinguishers are at their proper levels and intact

Keep detailed records of all maintenance and inspections

Any other preventative maintenance as required

Daily repair requisitions are to be completed in a timely fashion to ensure proper building operation and customer satisfaction. Tasks can include, but are not limited to:

Replacing or repairing burnt out lights and fixtures

Moving furniture and appliances

Basic plumbing repairs and replacements, including unclogging toilets

Fixing damaged sections of drywall

Maintaining interior finishes, including vinyl wall coverings and painting

General janitorial tasks such as garbage collection and spill cleanups

Keep detailed records of all work

Any other maintenance or janitorial duties as required or asked to perform

The maintenance person’s role can be strenuous and requires the individual to be in good physical condition. Physical demands include:

Climbing ladders

Moving appliances and furniture

Repetitive lifting of up to 60lbs

Cardio vascular endurance for tasks such as snow removal and climbing stairs

Working in confined spaces, including lying on their side or working on their knees for up to 30 minute.

Ability to grip and manipulate basic hand tools and parts

Hand dexterity and fine motor skills for working with small parts

Repetitive reaching or working above their head

Majority of the working day spent standing conducting repairs and maintenance

Health & Safety

Works in compliance with the provisions of the OHSA, regulations and internal policies and procedures and reports any contraventions to their supervisor.

Uses or wears the equipment, protective devices or clothing that Campus Living Centres requires.

Reports to the appropriate supervisor(s) any hazards, missing or defective equipment or protective device which could endanger any person.

Does not engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct.

Reports any risks or potential risks of violence or harassment encountered in the workplace immediately to supervisor.

Knows, understands and implements safe work practices and procedures and employs established rules and procedures for handling materials, equipment and processes (eg. Reporting unlabelled containers, using proper lifting techniques, etc.)

Requests that worn out or defective equipment be replaced, when appropriate.

Uses equipment and materials only in the manner intended.

Reports any injuries, incidents and unusual conditions immediately to supervisor.

Inspects the work area and equipment daily and reports any hazards immediately to supervisor.

Attends all required health and safety training programs (e.g. WHMIS, orientation), and applies knowledge to daily operating procedures at Campus Living Centres.

Performance Measurements

Performance will be primarily measured on the following factors:


Inter-Personal Skills

Customer Service


Skill & Knowledge

Quality of Desired Results

Adaptability & Flexibility

Organizing & Planning

Overall Performance

Health & Safety Responsibilities


Education: High School Diploma, Recognized College Diploma preferred

Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of commercial electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, tools and mechanics

Must be competent with general physical plant repairs

Must possess positive attitude towards work and learning

Must be able to handle multiple projects at once

Experience Required: 5-year general building maintenance or industry experience preferred

Working Conditions

Hours per Week: Scheduled 44 hours per week (may need to work more as required)

Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor and some Outdoor

Level of Interruption: High level of interruption

Stress Level: Moderate overall stress level (Peak stress levels in May and September)

Travel Outside of Location: Minimal

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Oshawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-31
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