Maintenance Technician (Full-Time)

 Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2022 | Administrative and Staff Positions

Tyndale is a Christian university that prepares leaders for work in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, ministry and the global mission of the church. Tyndale offers fully accredited programs in a wide range of disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Currently, there are over 1,600 students representing over 40 denominations and 60 ethnic backgrounds and over 13,000 alumni. Founded in 1894, Tyndale is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Position Description

The Maintenance Technician provides maintenance and upkeep to the Tyndale physical building, furnishings and grounds as a place for business, residence, and education in partnership with the Campus Facilities team. The Technician helps to ensure the day-to-day maintenance and operations of Tyndale’s campus.

Primary Responsibilities

Building Maintenance & Upkeep

  • Work with the Campus Facilities team to ensure the completion of maintenance projects and Service Desk requests in compliance with the department’s and health & safety’s policies and procedures, e.g. painting, electrical, plumbing, repairs of furniture & walls, minor projects, locks and doors, custodial, etc.
  • Assist manager with contractor liaison management on site.
  • Ensure workshop is organized and clean; maintain equipment & tools.
  • Complete Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preventive maintenance requests.

Events, Setups & Office Moves

  • Assist with regular, internal setups & resets and major event setups.
  • Assist with crowd and parking control as necessary.
  • Assist supervisor with scheduled offices moves and public furniture moves and furniture requests.
  • Daily inspect and reset building furniture.

Exterior Maintenance

  • Ensure walkways and entrances are safe during snow and ice conditions; provide snow shoveling and salting, as necessary.
  • Perform tree trimming and branch removal, as required.
  • Provide seasonal gardening, as needed.
  • Ensure all exterior spaces are clean and presentable; includes waste management
  • Assist with property safety inspections.

Emergency Response

Assist in security and First Aid/CPR response, flood, power outages, etc.

Position Qualifications


High School Diploma


0 to 6 months related experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use various hand tools
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Personal Characteristics

  • Conducts oneself with professionalism and tact
  • Flexible, with the ability to work with distractions and adjust to change
  • Honest and dependable
  • Positive and friendly
  • Self-starter and team oriented

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Exposure to heat and dust (boiler & mechanical rooms and workshop
  • General maintenance office environment and office equipment, as well as a general shop environment with various maintenance and mechanical tools
  • Noise level from mechanical equipment
  • PPE – required to wear steel-toed boots; other PPE including gloves, protective clothing, safety vests, safety glasses, hearing protection, and hardhats as needed.
  • Significant amount of hands-on work and walking with the ability to lift 50 lbs and move furniture and/or equipment as required

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

How to Apply

External candidates can apply for the position at the External Career Center. While we thank all those interested, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Internal candidates can apply on ADP Workforce Now through the Career Centre. The Career Center can be accessed through the path Myself > Talent > Career Center.

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For general employment information send your resumé to:

Tyndale University, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
or e-mail:

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