Yellowknife Housing Authority
September 12, 2019
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
Northwest Territories


Housing Maintainer Apprentice


The Housing Maintainer apprentice reports to the Maintenance Manager.

Job Overview

The Housing Maintainer apprentice will work with the other employees to repair and maintain the public housing units and buildings. This includes interior, exterior and various residential building systems.




This position offers

Comprehensive benefits plan,

Pay while attending trade school,

Vacation travel allowance,

Annual vacation

Pension plan


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Responsibilities and Duties:


Inspect public housing units for needed service and repairs

Perform carpentry repairs in a mainly residential setting

Perform minor electrical repairs

Patch and repair drywall

Paint walls

Remove garbage and maintain grounds

Help with major and minor renovations

Operate a computerized maintenance management system

Follow a preventative maintenance schedule

Be able to perform physical labour

Be part of an on call system and perform emergency after hours work


Hold a valid drivers licence

Be able to work in in all weather conditions

The right candidate has experience in the construction trades and be able to pass the trades entrance exam and attend trade school.


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