Handyman /Construction Person

My Place Realty, a locally owned property management  company, is seeking a Handyman/Construction Person to facilitate general maintenance for multiple residential apartment complexes located throughout the city of Winnipeg. In addition, the Handyman/Construction Person will also work on smaller construction jobs such as the demolition and renovation of a complete suite.

Job Duties include:

  • Following work orders as instructed by the Maintenance Supervisor;
  • Basic touch-up carpentry (drywall, taping, sanding, painting);
  • Basic plumbing such as replacing cartridges or faucets, installation of sinks and toilets;
  • Minor repair work such as replacing windows, doors and locks;
  • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical problems on building equipment;
  • Demolition and renovation of tenant suites - tearing out floors and replacing, replacing cabinets and counters, drywall, mudding and taping, sanding and painting.
  • Digging around foundations, sewer lines.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 education and minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a handyman/construction role;
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems;
  • Basic general carpentry knowledge;
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Physically fit with the ability to lift a maximum of 40 lbs;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Current Criminal Record Check;
  • Ability to take initiative.

The candidate must possess their own personal protective equipment such as a hard hat and steel-toed shoes. Candidate must possess their own vehicle for use in visiting multiple locations throughout the city in the course of a day.

Compensation for this position is $22.00 to $27.00 per hour plus mileage and includes a medical and dental benefits plan after three (3) months of employment.  Pension plan benefits after one full year of employment.   Interested candidates should respond with their resume to employment@myplace.ca