YXY - Building Maintenance Technician

November 24 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Building & facility maintenance, Building services, HVAC, Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, Maintenance, Service, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Whitehorse, YT

Employment Opportunity

Building Maintenance Technician


$28.00 per hour

Hours of Work:

Permanent Full-time (40 hours per week)


Whitehorse, YT

Closing Date:

Until Filled

We are seeking a hard-working individual who takes pride in their work, brings a positive attitude to the work environment and is seeking employment with a fun, professional, and reputable company. Ensuring building maintenance is up to Company and regulatory safety standards, you will play a key role in the day to day operations and standards on Company grounds.

Reporting to the GSE Supervisor, the Building Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing a wide range of general building maintenance repairs and services for all of Air North’s buildings and grounds. The technician must work independently and to a superior safety standard at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain a Preventative Maintenance Program for furnaces, propane tanks, heating systems, water systems, fire extinguishers etc.

Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned or required

Respond to phone, email and CMMS System requests for maintenance, assisting with repairs and general maintenance from changing light bulbs to snow removal and everything in between

Replace/repair washers, faucets, seals, clogged drains and other ground structures

Paint interior and exterior walls, cabinets, doors and other ground structures

Complete all ground work which includes snow removal, plowing or grading surfaces within the compound

Assis with GSE equipment maintenance when required and preform other duties as directed by the GSE Supervisor, Manager or Director

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good computer skills on a variety of platforms, including the Microsoft platform

Ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools

Ability to perform a wide range of physical and manual tasks

Good communication and time management skills

A positive, helpful attitude towards co-workers

Ability to safety operate various equipment such as Company Vehicles, Kubota tractor, Cat loader, genie lift and forklift

Your qualifications:

Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with maintenance and building repair tasks

Valid class 5 driver’s license and clear driving abstract

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent

Experience and/or training in carpentry, electrical, mechanical systems or machinery

Must be able to obtain a Radio Operators Certificate – Aeronautical (ROC-A) within 3 months of date of hire

Must be able to obtain an Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP) within 3 months of date of hire

Must be able to pass airport security clearance and obtain a Restricted Area Identity Card – application must be made within 3 months of date of hire

Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds in confined spaces and able to stand, lift, bend, push and pull for extended periods of time and able to work outside in all types of weather and elevated noise levels within the airport environment

Must be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or show proof of right to work in Canada.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department at: careers@flyairnorth.com

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to the substantial volume of applications we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants must clearly indicate that they meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for a position.

Air North, Yukon's Airline is committed to employment equity, and has been serving Yukoners for over 44 years. We

offer competitive wages, an attractive benefits package including great travel perks, and an enriching work

environment for our 350+ employees.

Apply now!

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