Shannex Maintenance Worker Temporary in Truro, NS


Branch Truro NS CA

Maintenance Worker
Truro, NS

Completes work projects; Performs general maintenance duties and scheduled preventive maintenance work on physical facilities, equipment and grounds….

Shannex Incorporated is a leading and innovative provider of senior’s accommodation, care and service in the Maritimes and Ontario. Shannex is an expanding organization that currently employs over 3,500 people. We are on an exciting path of continued growth that will offer outstanding living choices, improved services and exceptional careers.

We are pleased to offer the following exciting new opportunity:

Maintenance Worker- Temporary Full Time

Our Maintenance Workers are part of a professional interdisciplinary team within Shannex. Located at Cedarstone Enhanced Care in Truro, NS and reporting to the Regional Plant & Safety Manager, the Maintenance Worker is key to supporting our clients in our sites and upholding “Shannex Philosophy of Service”. The Maintenance Worker will provide maintenance services to all clients and guests according to established quality and service excellence hallmarks for Cedarstone Enhanced Care

Performs general maintenance duties and scheduled preventive maintenance work on physical facilities, equipment and grounds.
Performs internal and external inspections and audits.
Performs general repair work on structures and equipment.
Patches and paints damaged walls and doors.
Replaces locks on doors and cabinets.
Assembles, moves, delivers, sets up and picks up furniture and equipment.
Assists the Plant, Building & Safety Manager in the inspection of buildings, grounds and equipment; carries out preventive maintenance program actions.
Accesses PM Worx program for Preventive Maintenance schedules and processes work orders through the same program.
Completes work projects; inspects work in progress and upon completion for compliance with standards.
Requests necessary materials, supplies, parts and tools required and maintains control of storage and use.
Participates in emergency (disaster) plan and mock disaster exercises.
Works in conjunction with Shannex fire and safety policies to help train staff in fire safety techniques; schedules fire drills and evaluates performance effectiveness.
Takes every precaution that is reasonable in the circumstances to ensure the health and safety of employees, residents and all others in the workplace.

High School Diploma or completion of equivalent education.

1-2 years experience in construction or building maintenance.

Previous experience working in a Retirement Living or Long Term Care environment considered an asset.

Knowledge of WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety legislation.

Knowledge of tools and equipment used in the building/mechanical trades.

Knowledge of heating, ventilating and lighting systems used in the facility.

Experience using hand and power tools (e.g. electric drills, saws, measuring and cutting devices).

Works and communicates with internal and external customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner.

Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.

Proven ability to work with minimal supervision.

Communicates information to individuals or groups effectively. Listens to others and responds appropriately.

Computer Literacy.

CPR & Emergency First Aid Certification considered an asset.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package, free on-site parking, and flexible scheduling.

“Great People Striving for Great Things” is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply to www.Shannex.com by February 15 th , 207.

All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Truro, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-25
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