Maintenance Technician

Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union - Penticton, BC (30+ days ago)

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If you believe in the same things we do, let’s talk.

First West Credit Union is a tight-knit team of smart, friendly, creative, skillful and passionate professionals spread across British Columbia and beyond. We’ve come together because we believe in making a real difference in people’s financial lives. We believe that keeping things simple, showing leadership, and banking cooperatively can change the world for the better.

We are seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team.

This is a mobile position that requires you to travel within the Valley region to our various branches and offices.

Under general supervision, the Maintenance Technician performs general troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and renovation duties for all locations including electrical work, plumbing, heating/air conditioning, carpentry, millwork and other general trades activities. The individual processes and completes work orders and ensures a safe and clean working environment is maintained. The maintenance technician conducts a continuing assessment of building conditions and identifies pre-maintenance issues as well as implements emergency preparedness plans to protect staff and member safety in the event of a facility emergency.

Here’s what would be included as a part of your typical day:
Perform a variety of duties relating to the troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, renovation and physical improvement of facilities including electrical work, plumbing, forced air heating, air conditioning, carpentry, millwork, drywall, flooring and painting; carry out minor repairs to appliances, windows and doors, ceilings, office furniture and all other physical assets owned by the organization; process and complete work orders and related documentation and identify and take action to correct unsafe working conditions.
Provide support in the resolution of problems, issues and challenges associated with the daily operation of Facilities Services and respond to customer concerns and complaints through the application of customer service skills and Department Service Standards; ensure all customers concerns have been addressed directly or through referral to facilities specialists.
Conduct a continuing assessment of building conditions, identify pre-maintenance issues and initiate plans to address those issues in future maintenance activities; consult with Supervisor or Sr. Maintenance Technician on significant, unplanned maintenance issues.
Transport materials and products to or from locations in emergent and non-emergent situations; may assemble and dismantle promotional displays at branch and/or general public functions.
Ensure equipment and/or supplies are delivered in a safe and timely fashion.
Respond to emergency requests for assistance in any area of facility operation, and implement emergency preparedness plans to protect staff and member safety for events such as a gas leak, earthquake, fire, power loss or any other significant event affecting facility operation.
Participate in a variety of projects related to facilities maintenance as assigned.
On a relief basis, perform selected functions of the Supervisor, Facilities Services.
Maintain a professional standard of conduct at all times while promoting a positive image of the organization.
Maintain compliance with all audit and risk management requirements and all other internal policies.

Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
Formal post-secondary training or apprenticeship in building maintenance or other related trade.
Minimum of 3 - 5 years experience in a similar position.
NOTE: Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
Demonstrated proficiency with carpentry, plumbing and electrical tools.
Valid driver’s license – minimum Class five.
Physical dexterity and strength (Note: may be required to pass a pre-employment medical).
Flexibility in schedule and willingness to work outside of normal working hours.
Ability to work under pressure.

Why work for us?

Our employees give us a lot and we think it’s only right to give something back. We offer a total rewards package that includes:

A competitive base salary plus performance-based incentive compensation and annual merit pay increases

Flexible benefits as well as retirement benefits

Vacation time, a flexible “Day4U”, and the ability to purchase up to 5 additional flex days

Other financial perks such as waived or reduced financial service fees, reduced rates on personal loans, mortgages, and vehicle leases, and no-interest loans to buy computers or fitness equipment for home use

But most of all, we’re invested in our local communities. Our initiatives are far-reaching with a special focus on raising food, funds and awareness for our local food banks. We volunteer and employees can be provided with paid time off to volunteer their time to assist in serving an organization.

What’s your place in the First West story? Apply now and let’s find out together!

Diversity & Inclusion

First West Credit Union is committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to create an inclusive, accessible environment for our candidates and employees that reflects the communities in which operate. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment or interview process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other types of accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Company: Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union