Operations and Maintenance Technician

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  • Post Date: September 8, 2021
Job Description

Department: Capital Works and Services
Location: Val-d’Or or Waskaganish
Salary Grade 3: (Min. $40,698.00 – Max. $54,331.00)
Status: Permanent 

Core Functions 

The Operations and Maintenance Technician is responsible for improving the productivity of maintenance workers by anticipating and eliminating potential delays and/or internal client discomfort through the effective operation activities of the CMMS. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the CMMS. 

Functional Responsibilities 

  • Track and manage requested work via a Computerized Maintenance Management System of the Cree Nation Government’s buildings and housing units. 
  • Direct requests to applicable persons (manager; maintenance worker; janitor) and follow-up on the status of requests. 
  • Receive, input, assign, update, and follow-up on work orders. 
  • Include property assets in the system when applicable. 
  • Serve as point of contact for customers (employees and/or tenants) to submit and follow-up on work requests. 
  • Create reports from the CMMS in order to access data needs for preventive and corrective actions. 
  • Create preventive templates. 
  • Create and update preventive maintenance schedules. 
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of labor, parts, material, and equipment access. 

Interaction/Communication Responsibilities 

  • Train others to utilize CMMS effectively. 
  • Respond to CWS’s end users in troubleshooting. 
  • Provide CWS’s end users support such as software set-up, monitoring, maintenance and repair of computers, printers, and end user peripherals. 
  • Maintain and configure telecommunications equipment such as cellular phones and other devices. 

Other Responsibilities 

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility. 
  • Perform other duties as required. 


  • College Diploma (DEC). 


  • One to three years of relevant work experience. 


  • Fluency in verbal Cree. 
  • Fluency in English. 
  • Fluency in French is an asset. 

Knowledge and Abilities 

  • Customer-focused and service-oriented. 
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Good organizational and administrative skills. 
  • Good judgment and proven ability to problem-solve. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. 

Additional Requirements 

  • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands. 
  • Must agree to undergo a background check. 
  • Willingness to travel occasionally. 

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment. 

Application Period 

From August 31, 2021 to September 15, 2021 


Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-210802-1 

Valerie Mianscum 

Recruitment Specialist 

Email: hr@cngov.ca 

Tel.: 819-673-2600