POSITION: Public Works and Housing Maintenance Technician

Job Summary

Role/ Title: PWH Maintenance Technician
Liaises with: Band Members/ Homeowners, Contractors/Suppliers, and Staff.
Reports to: Capital Projects Director
Hours: 8.30-16.30, with 1 hr lunch break. Rare Evening or weekend emergency callout.
Requirements: Provide own tools and vehicle.
Salary: Negotiable

The position of Public Works & Housing (PWH) Maintenance Technician performs or contracts the required maintenance of Tsartlip First Nation community buildings (Band Office, Health, PWH shop, Long House, and other community buildings as required), and the 58 Homes which it currently maintains. The PWH Maintenance Technician is a key member of the Tsartlip PWH team, but works on their own performing the tasks which are Team prioritized. Being self-motivated, engaged, and focused are key success indicators of the position.


  1. Perform minor maintenance and repairs of Community Buildings & Housing including the following:
    • Confirm scope of work, develop materials/supply list, and tools/equipment needed.
    • Coordinate repairs/scheduling with Building staff or Tenants.
    • Perform work including the following tasks.
      • Minor plumbing- Repair/install taps, toilets, sinks. Repair/unclog drains
      • Minor electrical- Repair/change bath fans, light fixtures/bulbs
      • Minor carpentry & trimwork- Replace doors, casing & baseboard
      • Minor door/window repairs- handset/lock replacement, weatherstripping, hinges, etc
      • Minor repairs to eavestroughs, soffits, downspouts
      • Wall Finishing- Taping, painting of drywall
      • Flooring- install lino and laminate
      • Cleanup of worksite/area, including removal of all debris.
      • Take pictures of completed work.
      • Arrange for inspections (if needed). •
    • Maintain log of work done, expenses incurred, quotes & invoices received, and project status.
    • Document with photos pre/post work done.
    • Inform the Director of any major repairs, problems, delays.
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