General Maintenance Person (Contract)

Silvera for Seniors - Calgary, AB (29 days ago)

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General Maintenance Person

Do you want to be a voice for seniors in Calgary? Do you want to help build communities that support independence, dignity, and aging in the community? Do you want to be part of a best-in-class results-based organization?

Our employees make a difference in the Silvera story and in the unique stories of each of our 1,500 residents. Our team works every day in our resident’s homes as leading advocates and caring providers of affordable homes and services for lower-income seniors.

We believe in a diverse workforce, career advancement, employee recognition and offering competitive salary and benefits package. We are committed to ongoing training and support for all employees, which helps them to create their careers and excel in providing professional and superior service to our residents.

This, we believe, makes us an employer of choice and a great place to work.

See yourself in our story as a General Maintenance Person

We currently have a full-time, 3 month contract opportunity in our Maintenance Department. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisors, the General Maintenance Person (GMP) is responsible for following maintenance processes and procedures for routine, preventative, emergency, and after-hours maintenance requests and work orders. The General Maintenance Person is responsible for the overall maintenance, servicing, and repairs required to ensure Silvera’s Independent and Supportive Living Communities including, equipment, furnishings, fixtures and the surrounding grounds remain in excellent condition.

Key responsibilities include:
Troubleshoot and repair maintenance issues; Estimate vendor costs and issue vendor purchase orders in accordance with Silvera’s signing authority matrix
Perform minor electrical, heating, mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, light carpentry, light landscaping, and building repairs
Complete work orders in order of priority; update Maintenance Supervisors on outstanding work orders and escalate issues as required
Support Silvera’s Move In/Out KPI and KPM targets by completing timely suite renovation work orders in accordance to Silvera’s established standards and guidelines; monitor vendor work and update Move In/Out Coordinator on the renovation progress
Complete all routine and preventative maintenance work orders within scheduled timelines and ensure accurate record keeping
Comply with all fire, health, and safety regulations and remain alert to any potential threats to the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors
Serve as On-Call Maintenance GMP on a rotational basis

Desired qualifications:
High school diploma or GED required
1 - 3 years of previous general maintenance experience required. Basic electrical, heating, mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing experience required
Experience operating low-pressure boiler systems an asset
Building operator training or certification an asset
Must be in good health with no history of back problems – a medical may be required
Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract are required


Company vehicle provided as extensive travel within Calgary will be required; must be comfortable driving in heavy traffic
Heavy lifting will be required (up to 50lbs), including pulling, pushing and lifting equipment
Some exposure to corrosive and non-corrosive chemicals will be required
Frequent bending and stretching will be required
Operation of various types of equipment and machinery will be required
Working alone and in confined spaces will be required
Working under somewhat stressful situations may be required.
Working outdoors in inclement weather will be required

If you meet the above requirements, please apply by submitting the most recent copy of your resume, addressing the above requirements.

For further information about Silvera for Seniors, we encourage you to visit our website at

All employment offers are contingent upon successful security clearance.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Due to the current high volume of applications, we will not be accepting phone calls about individual applications.

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