Maintenance Repairer I
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Burin, NL
Referral Number: TW.18.19.R0518
Employment type: 1 Temporary Position
Division: Building Operations Division - Central Region
Position Group: NAPE - Maintenance and Operations Services
Department: Department of Transportation and Works
Location: Burin
Closing Date: 21 Jan 2019
Salary (scale): $19.58 - $21.47 per hour (CG-22)
Benefits: Onboarding

Position Details


The Department of Transportation and Works is responsible for the administration, supervision, control, regulation, management and direction of all matters relating to transportation and public works. As such, the Department oversees the construction and maintenance of the provincial highways; the provision of the provincial ferry services; management of the provincial government fleet of light vehicles and heavy equipment; operation and maintenance of the provincial government air ambulances and water bombers; and construction and management of provincial government buildings. The vision of the Department of Transportation and Works is of safe, reliable and sustainable transportation and public works infrastructure and services, demonstrating a commitment to service excellence in supporting the social and economic needs of Newfoundland and Labrador.


This position performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair work across the building trades in the maintenance, repair and operations of assigned buildings, in accordance with approved safety practices and codes. S/he maintains buildings in good condition through preventative maintenance work such as painting, plastering and minor repair work; performs minor plumbing repairs; operates power tools including table saws, electric drills, voltage meter and equipment such as a lawn mower/tractor, floor scrubbers, vacuum and snow blower; maintains and repairs equipment; performs minor electrical work such as replacing light bulbs, ballasts, switches and light fixtures; maintains grounds in a clean and well groomed condition; performs cleaning and janitorial work; oversees security of building; picks up and delivers items such as mail, building supplies and laundry/linens; moves and assembles office furniture, installs shelving, etc.; completes reports such as incident reports or inspection reports; orders and manages various cleaning supplies and equipment parts; shovels snow and performs ice control; ensures all doorways and emergency exits are accessible; ensures that all life safety systems such as fire alarms, extinguishers, emergency lighting, etc. are in working order; responds when alarms are activated; removes fire hazards and reports safety hazards; performs annual maintenance checks on various pieces of equipment and/or building structure. The work is both scheduled and incidental. This position works with other trades staff and occupants as necessary to the orderly functioning of the facility. Performs other related duties as required.

Merit Criteria

Screening Criteria

Experience in the various building trades in the maintenance and repair of large institutions or similar buildings at the semi-skilled level
Completion of high school (or equivalent)
Course work in the building trades
Building maintenance related courses (asset)
Assessment Criteria

Knowledge across the building trades in the maintenance and repair of large institutions or similar buildings at the semi-skilled level
Knowledge of building safety issues and practices
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal)
Ability to troubleshoot problems
Ability to manage time and tasks
Ability to work independently
Relationship building
Reliability and flexibility
Conditions of Employment

Conditions of Offer

Valid Class 5 Driver's licence
Current driver's abstract satisfactory to the employer
Conditions of Acceptance

Work is performed both inside and outside the site, sometimes in adverse weather conditions
The demands of the job may be physically demanding at times (lifting, bending, stand or walk for extended periods of time, etc.)
Applicant Information

For more information about this opportunity, please call Norris Hemeon at (709) 292-4163.

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number TW.18.19.R0518, should be submitted:

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By Mail

Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL, A1B 4J6

By Fax
(709) 729-6737