Maintenance Technician, Level 1
Job Ref180-14-AB
Job TitleMaintenance Technician, Level 1
Job TypeFull-time

Maintenance Technician, Level 1   

Real Estate Services

Neil Crawford Centre

Edmonton, Alberta

The Maintenance Technician Level 1 is responsible for routine handyman duties.  This position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating contractors and ensuring the physical condition and appearance of the building are of the utmost standard.  The Maintenance Technician Level 1 will report to the Operations Manager, Operations Supervisor or Regional Manager, Technical Services.
The required tasks of the position will be handled either personally or by way of contracted services. The primary objective of the Maintenance Technician Level 1 is to ensure that the assigned building or complex of buildings is being managed and maintained in a safe and environmentally responsible manner and to the highest level of operational efficiency.


Duties / Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Maintenance Technician Level 1 include:
  • be an integral part of a building operations team;
  • schedule annual maintenances and ensure safety standards are in compliance;
  • assisting with preventative maintenance and unscheduled repairs;
  • general maintenance including food court and general housekeeping such as sweeping, litter pick up, shoveling and pressure washing;
  • assisting with environmental assessments and reporting;
  • participating in corporate occupational health and safety program;
  • assisting with waste, recycling and hazardous materials issues;
  • responding to tenant service requests;
  • Embrace and pro-actively support Bentall Kennedy's culture of environmental sustainability, and corporate and social responsibility.
  • Other assigned duties.
  • Embrace and proactively support Bentall Kennedy's culture of environmental responsibility and social responsibility.
  • Continually seek opportunities to improve energy consumption
  • Quickly respond to and manage environmental hazards
  • Consider sustainability when evaluating options for replacement equipment
  • Participate in tenant and staff community support events as appropriate


Technical Qualifications - The Maintenance Technician Level 1 shall have the following technical qualifications or industry equivalency:
  • work experience in commercial / retail building operations an asset but not a requirement
  • Entry level skills in Microsoft Office
Communication & Relationship Skills / Personal Character Traits- Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, mature and self-motivated team player who is committed to personal growth and ethical integrity.
Time Management / Working Environment  - Ability to allocate one’s time effectively and manage tight deadlines; ability to work under pressure and achieve quality results; ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities, adaptable to new ideas and embrace changes; results and detail oriented;  work within an environment that is subject to moderate to high levels of stress in emergency or conflict situations; on occasion requires involvement in repairs or maintenance in inclement weather or uncomfortable environmental working conditions; may be required to attend to after hours emergency situations; requires the ability to exert moderate physical effort and must be able to move quickly in emergency situations; is able to thrive within a busy working environment.
Organizational & Leadership Skills – Ensure operations records, files and documentation are maintained in an orderly, accurate and timely fashion; sound administrative and organizational skills.
Decision Making Skills - Ability to resolve problems using facts and sound reasoning; ability to achieve goals using logical and strategic approaches to resolving challenges.