Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor

Department: Residential Operations

Position Summary

This position will be located within the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre at SmartLiving’s newest development, The Millway. This 460+ rental apartment community features rental suites that accommodate different lifestyles and budgets, host resort-quality amenities, and offer an elevated service experience through technology and lifestyle programming.

The Maintenance Technician will enjoy variety in their day and promote a positive image of the company. They will assume responsibility to deliver a customer service experience of a best-in-class rental property, providing elevated customer service and resident experiences. The Maintenance Technician is expected to be a team player and people person, working collectively to achieve common goals. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, be a self-starter, have an aptitude for personal growth and have a passion for providing elevated customer experiences.


• Ensure compliance with applicable legislation such as the Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code, Canadian Standards Association, Technical Standards Association, and Electrical Safety Authority

• Participate in special projects and responsible for the maintenance, enhancements, and/or improvements of the physical conditions of the property and equipment.

• Ensure both the interior and exterior of the property are kept clean and orderly

• Perform minor Mechanical and electrical work, drywall repairs, painting, carpentry, grounds maintenance, and other work as required or specified by Maintenance Supervisor or SmartLiving’s management.

• Respond in a prompt and effective manner to residents’ requests for repair work in tenanted or vacant units

• Prepare units for turnover, conduct move-in, move-out, and annual unit inspections

• Regularly organize and prepare garbage and recycling for disposal

• Report persistent maintenance problems

• Maintain inventory for maintenance and cleaning supplies

• Ensure that building automation systems are operational at all times

• Provide access to sub-contractors, as required

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• Be available and participate in the on-call emergency response during evenings/weekends for building emergencies

• Perform other duties as assigned, in accordance with property objectives.

Required Skills/Experience:

• Knowledge of current Ontario health and safety practices and procedures, with a focus on equipment maintenance and lockout procedures

• Experience in a green based Environmental Management Plan

• Creative problem-solving skills, and conflict management

• Strong, team-oriented leadership skills with presence and a bias for action

• Self-directed with ability to work autonomously and collaboratively and with a focus on results.

• Ability to communicate in an open and authentic manner in all situations.

• Experience handling high-rise building mechanical room equipment operations, maintenance, and repairs.

Academic/Professional Requirements:

• Post-secondary certificate in Building Maintenance, Architectural Technology, Engineering Technology, or a related discipline or equivalent approved combination of education and experience

• Minimum five (5) years’ experience in the field of building maintenance and/or construction including working with various building trades


The Maintenance Technician must be client focused, advocate and communicate a positive image of the company, both internally and externally. The Maintenance Technician shall take accountability for decisions made and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner in representing the Trust’s interests. The Maintenance Technician shall demonstrate entrepreneurialism and behave like an “owner” in carrying out daily tasks and responsibilities, demonstrating creativity and resourcefulness in achieving desired results. The Maintenance Technician is expected to be a team player and work effectively with colleagues and associates in terms of input, sharing of ideas and working to achieve common goal.

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