Maintenance Technician

RockRidge Canyon

Contact Information
Job Title
Maintenance Technician
Camp Name
RockRidge Canyon
Start Date
About the Position

Key Responsibilities

Spiritual Leadership 

  • Model Christ in word, deed and actions.
  • Model and promote Young Life’s mission and values. Represent Young Life positively and  professionally within the community.
  • Provide spiritual leadership to direct reports and volunteers, if applicable.
  • Pray for kids, Young Life volunteers, and fellow Young Life staff. Ensure that all ministry at  RockRidge Canyon is designed and carried out with a dependence on prayer that flows from a  personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Personal knowledge and experience of the saving work of Jesus Christ, pursuing personal spiritual  growth and involved in a local church.

Scope of Responsibilities 

  • Manage and maintain infrastructure, buildings, mechanical systems, electrical systems, machinery and equipment to a standard so as to provide good service, long life, and responsible stewardship. Adhere to RRC safe operating procedures and ensure that safety for all workers (including yourself) and campers / guests is priority one.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that camp is a safe and productive work area for others.
  • Complete routine building maintenance work including regular systems inspections and reporting, trouble-shooting failures, regulatory inspections, reporting, and repairs for water and wastewater systems, seasonal pool maintenance, and other related maintenance projects.
  • From time to time assist with construction and maintenance projects and project supervision.
  • Ensure proactive care to all exterior and interior areas.
  • Repair all building systems and equipment.
  • Carry out routine and preventive maintenance including adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, refrigeration, ventilation, plumbing and electrical systems.
  • Consistently inspect and ensure that security and safety measures are in place.
  • Implement or carry out a Preventative Maintenance (PM) program as assigned by the Site and Facilities    Manager  to keep the buildings and property in top condition. Aim to minimize interference with scheduled  camp operation.
  • Respond to emergency trouble calls in a timely fashion when on shift, and when on call as scheduled by the Manager.
  • Assist the grounds team as required with mowing, irrigation, snow clearing and maintenance of  recreational facilities (e.g., pond hockey rink, etc.).
  • Assist program team and outdoor crew in summer with program requirements.
  • Advise the Site and Facilities Manager of upcoming major maintenance expenses.
  • Ensure that the environment (air, water, vegetation, soil, and wildlife) is respected in maintenance  decisions.
  • Help coordinate supply and/or receipt of equipment, materials, and volunteers for projects as  requested.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Site and Facilities Manager.

Record Keeping and Purchasing 

  • Operate within the constraints of the budget.
  • Forward all invoices to the Site and Facilities Manager in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a list of projects to be undertaken as time and money become available.
  • Contribute to keeping maintenance logs, service records, and inventory for all camp assets including  all buildings (paint chart, recurring problems, major maintenance work, etc.) kitchen, vehicles,  machinery, and fire and safety equipment.
  • Contribute to keeping an accurate inventory of all equipment and shop / construction supplies.
  • File all warranty papers and manuals / info for vehicles and equipment.
  • Ensure that construction projects comply with all regulatory agencies, and all provincial and local  license and permit requirements.

Team Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Model open communication and work collaboratively with the property staff team and the Young  Life staff team in support of and compliance with Young Life’s mission, core values and strategic plan.
  • Engage with and foster healthy relationships with the property staff team.
  • Attend devotionals and staff meetings.
  • Nourish a truthful, accountable, forgiving, joyful, and healthy work culture.
  • Provide positive, professional, effective leadership, training and supervision of volunteers, summer staff, interns and casual Site and Facilities employees as directed, ensuring that they clearly understand the scope of their responsibilities, safety concerns, and  performance standards. Provide feedback designed to improve performance and assist them as  required to ensure success.
How to Apply
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