Residential Maintenance Technician

Macro Properties - Prince Rupert, BC (30+ days ago)

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Who We Are:

Established in 1987, Macro Properties is a privately held real estate company that owns and manages portfolios across Canada. We are a national industry leader providing quality residential living in well-managed, attractive apartments and townhouses. Our office and retail portfolios offer diversified and distinctive spaces located in the heart of bustling cities and unique communities. Our motel portfolio located in oil, gas and mining towns offers competitive, comfortable and clean accommodations.

Position Summary:

In the role of Residential Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibility is completing general maintenance in the areas of plumbing, minor electrical work, painting, carpentry, flooring, HVAC, boiler systems and appliances repair. This position is responsible for multiple locations, working both indoors and outdoors. The Residential Maintenance Technician strives to give the residents professional, timely and competent service for all maintenance related requests.


  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in the maintenance field
  • Industry experience is an asset
  • Must have a solid understanding of the maintenance and operational functions of large mechanical equipment including but not limited to: pumps, motors, boiler systems, etc.
  • Painting, plaster and drywall experience
  • Basic plumbing experience (P Traps, changing facet systems, fixing toilets, etc.)
  • Flooring (laminate and vinyl) experience
  • Must be available for after hour maintenance and emergency services
  • Carpentry experience
  • Minor electrical experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle
  • High school diploma is required
  • Must have a clear criminal background check

Skills and Abilities:

  • Problem solving, troubleshooting and decision-making skills
  • Able to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a variety of weather conditions (with temperatures ranging from -30C to +30C)
  • Able to communicate effectively

Job Requirements:

General Maintenance:

  • Maintain the daily operations of the mechanical and electrical integrity of the apartment buildings, townhouses and parking lots, including occasional plumbing, painting, locksmith repairs, and other maintenance related duties as assigned
  • Maintain and repair residential building electrical appliances, outlets, fixtures and accessories
  • Maintain and repair gutters, downspouts, flashings, shakes, unitized roofing materials, and panel roofing systems
  • Maintain and repair walls and wall coverings of residential buildings including roll wall coverings and paint
  • Execute carpentry work
  • Complete apartment renovations
  • Repair and hang drywall
  • Maintain and repair ceramic tiles, vinyl tiles, laminate, linoleum, carpet and underlay in residential buildings
  • Complete weekly and monthly checklists, responding to emergency maintenance requests, perform renovation and remodeling, and maintaining proper records of scheduled maintenance

Preventative Maintenance:

  • Check apartments/buildings/townhouses on a regular basis for insects, pests, and rodents and start the process for extermination
  • Perform weekly and monthly preventative maintenance including but not limited to changing filters, belts, grease, calibration and adjustment of temperature control systems in the mechanical rooms and each floor

Additional Duties:

  • Responsible for grounds keeping duties such as snow and ice removal and lawn mowing
  • Ensure that security and safety measures are in place
  • Work with external vendors to source products/services for repair work
  • Familiar with Landlord and Tenant legal considerations as they relate to repairs, changes or improvements
  • Ensure work is completed in a timely manner, within budget and to Macro Properties safety standard
  • Maintain company supplied vehicle (if applicable)
  • Maintain a clean work environment and ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Report to work on time with a professional appearance
  • Assist other employees as required by Property Manager
  • Responsibilities are subject to change

Working Conditions and Other Attributes:

  • Use and operate hand/power tools
  • Use and operate equipment such as power lawn mowers and small tractors
  • Physically demanding work involving repetitive (continuous walking, bending, kneeing, climbing and kneeling)
  • Able to lift up to 23 kg (50lbs)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • maintenance technician: 1 year (Required)


  • Prince Rupert, BC (Preferred)


  • English (Required)