Temporary Maintenance Worker

The Orion Group Inc. - Kitchener-Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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  • Ensure that a superior level of co-operation, service and support is provided to residents
  • Promptly respond to resident issues and service requests
  • Perform general and specialized maintenance and repairs to site properties and surrounding properties under the direction of the Regional Manager or Property Manager
  • Complete assigned service requests for both in-suite (interior and exterior) and common area issues in a timely manner
  • Complete in-suite turnover activities, including both light and heavy maintenance; this could include repair or replacement of appliances, kitchen or bathroom fixtures, basic carpentry, etc Complete appliance repairs, routine plumbing repairs, repairs and maintenance requiring carpentry skills, painting, and basic electrical repairs, safely use and maintain tools of the job
  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment to determine if repairs or preventative maintenance is required
  • Take initiative to correct deficiencies as necessary by maintaining clean and garbage free lobbies, hallways, and properties, replacement of light bulbs, plumbing, electrical etc
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of all electrical, mechanical and work areas; as well as supply and storage areas
  • Ensure all areas are free of hazards and where not able to resolve, ensure management are informed for immediate resolution
  • Maintain regular and timely documentation of maintenance activities
  • Respond to after-hours emergencies when on call
  • May be required to work with contractors and monitor work progress
  • All other duties within the scope of the job, as requested by management.


  • Completion of High School or general education degree (GED)
  • 2+ years of maintenance or related experience
  • Flexibility to work on-call on a rotating schedule (evenings & weekends) is required
  • Proficient with use of basic handheld and electrical tools
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, drywall, carpentry, painting, etc.
  • Certification/license from one of the trade professions would be a definite asset
  • Exposure to the multi-residential or other related industry asset class would be considered an asset
  • WHMIS certified would be an asset
  • Knowledge of mechanical and HVAC systems, would be an asset

Job Type: Temporary


  • Maintenance: 2 years


  • High school or equivalent