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General Maintenance Helper
Black & McDonald Limited - Toronto
Job Description

Position Summary

Black & McDonald Limited is actively seeking a 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
  • Perform light duties such as cleaning drywall repairs, painting, etc.
  • 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
Job ID: 201762269