Maintenance Assistant

  • Contract
  • Canada

University of Alberta


This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).

This position has a term from April 29, 2024 – August 31, 2024. The hours of work are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday.

Location – This role is in-person with onsite work at North Campus and Campus Saint-Jean Edmonton.

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Working for the Department

Facilities Services is accountable to ensure planning and resourcing for the delivery of maintenance, custodial and inspection services to Campus Services’ physical assets, comprising approximately 60 buildings with a total area in excess of 160,000 square meters.

Position 

Under the supervision of the Facilities Service Maintenance Foreman, the Maintenance Assistant performs a wide variety of repair tasks in and around the student residence buildings and related outside areas.

Duties 

  • Performs minor carpentry repairs to fences, steps and wood railings
  • Performs minor plumbing duties
  • Cleans furnace filters and motors
  • Makes minor flooring repairs to carpets, tiles, windows and weather stripping
  • Carries out preventative general maintenance duties and records completion dates as directed by the Foreman
  • Performs other related maintenance work as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Similar work experience and mechanical aptitude is considered an asset
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under minimal supervision

At the University of Alberta, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring process for all candidates. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know at the time of booking your interview and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

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

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