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General Maintenance Helper
Black & McDonald Limited - Toronto, ON
Job Description

People:  Our Strength, Our Future

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Position Summary

Black & McDonald Limited is actively seeking a Jr. Building Operator/General Maintenance Helper located in Toronto, Ontario. This position will fulfill day to day tasks in a timely manner.  The position also requires compliance with Black & McDonald codes of conduct, health and safety policies and safe work practices. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Work shall include but not necessarily be bound by the following:

  • Perform light duties such as sweeping, general cleaning, painting, garbage removal, snow removal etc.
  • Construction of safety barricades
  • Maintenance of signage
  • General maintenance of door/window closures, door handles and hinges and other like devices
  • Relamping
  • Light maintenance of mechanical/electrical equipment
  • Filter changing
  • Respond to comfort levels to building environment
  • Minor plumbing and general maintenance (i.e. toilet repairs, tap replacement etc.)
  • Assemble, repair or relocate furniture as required
  • Assist other classifications as required
  • Regularly communicate health, safety and environmental issues or concerns with B&M staff, sub-contractors and client
  • Respond to demand/emergency calls 
  • Direct traffic
  • Perform pool checks and chemical balancing

Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements

  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customer
  • Open to change orientation
  • Communicates effectively (verbally and in writing)
  • Understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers
  • Holds self and others accountable
  • Ability to approach problems and logically and see innovative solutions
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Values and respects others as well as encourages and supports diversity

 Education & Skill Requirements

  • At least 2 years of General Maintenance Helper experience
  • College Diploma in similar area of study preferred
  • BES certification is considered a strong asset
  • Familiarity with boilers and HVAC systems is required
  • Must possess a clear drivers abstract
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office

Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Entry-level Professional
Job ID: 2017119980