Building Maintenance Coordinator

Department Shipping and Building Maintenance
Reports to Shipping and Building Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities None
Location Ottawa office

We are hiring a Building Maintenance Coordinator to perform maintenance and repairs to the office building, grounds, vehicles and equipment, in one or more areas such as electrical, plumbing, painting and groundskeeping

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Establishes, monitors, and carries out preventative maintenance for building, equipment and grounds. Ensures building and equipment meet all safety, security and fire regulations and policies. Makes recommendations for major repairs and purchases to supervisor;
  • Performs carpentry, electrical, painting, mechanical and plumbing maintenance and repairs such as repairing furniture, constructing shelves, installing switches, replacing plugs and other basic appliance repairs, applying paint and other finishes, repairing drywall, and disassembling and reassembling equipment;
  • Monitors work performed by contractors, prepares estimates of labour and material costs, contacts external contractors and trades people to obtain quotes and arranges for major repairs and maintenance work;
  • Collects and removes garbage and recyclable materials and ensures the safe disposal of hazardous waste;
  • Cleans external areas such as entranceways, sidewalks and parking lots using brooms, rakes, shovels and other equipment to remove dirt, leaves, snow and other refuse. Performs minor gardening and lawn maintenance tasks such as mowing, weeding, pruning and watering;
  • Completes and maintains related records such as maintenance logs;
  • Understands, complies and promotes all company safety precautions and policies including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations;
  • Transports equipment, furniture and supplies manually and/or using aides such as dollies and carts;
  • Operates a motor vehicle to pick up, make deliveries and run various errands; and
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful completion of secondary school;
  • Related vocational training;
  • Two (2) years related work experience;
  • Valid Canadian driver’s licence (Class G or equivalent) required;
  • Must be able to obtain a Transport Canada restricted area pass;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; and
  • Forklift, working at heights and first aid certifications considered an asset.


SGL is committed to promoting employee wellness and successful work-life balance. Employee benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Comprehensive benefits coverage including health, dental, vision, and paramedical;
  • Life insurance;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Paid vacation, personal leave, and medical leave;
  • On-site gym; and
  • On-site parking.

Please submit resume to careers@sgl.com. Be sure to include the position title in the subject line of your email.

Sander Geophysics is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, contact Human Resources prior to your interview. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.