Maintenance Assistant

Ashcroft Homes - Ottawa, ON (13 months ago)

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Ashcroft Homes is looking to hire a talented and reliable Maintenance Technician to join our maintenance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the upkeep of residential apartments and homes.

Duties and Responsibility:

  • Inspect buildings, equipment and systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
  • Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
  • Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary
  • Maintain and repair plumbing and heating components
  • Prepare, prime, and paint building interior and exterior surfaces
  • Maintain and repair locks, locking mechanisms, closers, doors, and controllers.
  • Maintain and complete documentation for fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, building alarm contacts and other building systems
  • Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
  • Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
  • Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)
  • Participate in ongoing technical, safety, and operational process training programs
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Document work performance and materials procurement as directed


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • High school diploma
  • Any additional relevant certification is preferred (HVAC, CMRP etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
  • Applicable knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
  • Effective problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be well- organized and have the ability to prioritize tasks

Job Type: Full-time


  • general maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Ottawa, ON (Preferred)