Maintenance Service Workers

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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Maintenance Service Workers

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Positions Available


Closing Date

2 Dec 2023


Permanent Full-Time


Edmonton AB

Remote Option



Transportation Department Head


School of Skilled Trades


Main Campus


Detailed Job Description

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to the Technician Supervisor, these positions provide support to the programs
within the Transportation department in the School of Skilled trades. These
positions are responsible for general maintenance and repair of shop related
equipment, possibly including fabrication of parts and devices. This work will
also include ensuring the work areas are in clean, workable, safe conditions,
and sufficiently stocked with consumable products.

purpose of the work is to support instructional staff, program support staff
such as Stock keepers, Mechanics, Educational Laboratory Techs, and other
Maintenance Service Workers within the Transportation department.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Duties will include but are not limited to material
    handling and distribution, stocking inventory
  • Maintaining security of shop/lab and supplies
  • Fabricating specialized items that may involve the
    use of skills such as machining, welding, electrical, and plumbing
  • Operating and monitoring numerous types of
    mechanical equipment used in the preparation of materials for shops and labs
    such as:  welding equipment and forklift
  • Bringing in, setting up and removing various
    teaching aides for the different programs
  • Other duties as assigned



The successful candidates will have
the ability to work independently or in a team setting.  Also, must possess strength, stamina, and
mobility to perform heavy physical work.

  • Able to climb stairs frequently
    during the day
  • Ability to perform heavy physical
    work; able to lift 50 lbs. regularly
  • Ability to lift and move materials
    and equipment weighing up to 90 lbs. and heavier weights with the use of proper
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be innovative when
    solving problems



  • Completion of Grade twelve
  • Related trades certificate a strong
  • Experience with 3D printing and
    advanced manufacturing skills is an asset
  • Experience working with CAD software
    is an asset
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to operate a forklift and
    expected to obtain relevant forklift training if not already certified
  • Experience in machining, plumbing,
    electrical, welding, and/or automotive service trades would be an asset
  • Equivalencies may be considered


Remuneration: $47,543.86
– $59,472.40 annually, plus a comprehensive benefits package. (Classification – Maintenance Service Worker II).

position is covered by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE)
Collective Agreement.

Please submit a resume and cover letter
to be considered for this opportunity.



NAIT, people matter.

proud to have been named one of Alberta’s Top Employers  for 12
consecutive years. Developing an engaging, supportive, and rewarding work
culture is something we take seriously. We know that people are our biggest
asset – they are what makes NAIT a great place to work.   

NAIT, you are part of a community that makes a difference in the lives of
students, staff and industry clients and partners. The NAIT culture reflects
our shared values of respect, collaboration, celebration, creativity, and
accountability. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion  and are a
proud partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion  and Pride at
Work Canada.  NAIT is committed to
advancing equity and cultivating inclusion throughout the hiring process. We
especially encourage applications from Aboriginal and Indigenous people, Black
and racialized people, gender and sexually diverse (2SLGBTQIA+ and women) people,
immigrants, and people with disabilities.


we offer

created a benefits package that focuses on health and wellness, professional
and personal growth, recognition, and work-life balance.

is a flexible workplace and depending on the nature of your role, you may
request flexible work arrangements with respect to where and when you work,
including being on-campus full-time, working off-site, or a combination of the

also have access to excellent vacation time, paid time off between Christmas
and New Year’s, a strong recognition program, learning opportunities, 2 annual
all-staff professional development days and so much more. 


and safety

You can find
the latest information on NAIT’s response to COVID-19 at



with education credentials earned outside of Canada who have not had them
previously assessed should have their credentials evaluated by World Education
Services or the International Qualifications Assessment
Service  (IQAS)



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us if you require any accommodation during the selection process. Please
contact us via email at [email protected].


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will be contacted.

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