Carpenter - Handyperson - Plant Operations & Maintenance - Regular full-time 2023-230659

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Date Posted: 6/12/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-230659

Position Type: Regular full-time

Department: Plant Operations & Maintenance

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Days

Shifts Weekend Required: No Weekends

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

Summary of Duties:

  • Construct, assemble, repair and maintain wooden structures such as furniture, equipment, partitions, and temporary structures as required.
  • Repair and install walls, ceilings, floors, tiles, doors, trim, hardware, windows, etc.
  • Prepare surfaces for coating, plastering, painting, etc.
  • Plastering, painting, staining, urethaning/verithaning, adhesives, caulking and other surface applications and finishes as required
  • Specify and source materials and grades for various projects and assignments
  • Install various racks, shelves, dispensers etc. on a variety of surfaces
  • Apply commercial plants, specifications, and codes to the job situation
  • General maintenance activities as directed by your supervisor
  • Be aware of condition and measures that may affect the safety of employees, patients, Sisters, students, volunteers, physicians and visitors including but not limited to: compliance with the safety standards of the Hospital and application legislation
  • Prevention, identification and reporting of safety issues and problems
  • Take corrective actions, where possible
  • Attendance at safety meetings/training/updates in accordance with the Hospital’s standards
  • Supervisor and/or Mentoring of student work
  • Other duties assigned


Other duties as assigned:

  • Keep clean & organized allwork areas
  • Ability to work in expeditious, safe and structured manner
  • Ability to organize, plan and schedule work to minimize disruption to hospital functions and departments
  • Must be able to meet the physical demand of the job (e.g. heavy physical lifting, frequent prolonged standing, walking, pushing, pulling, moving of supplies, considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, work at heights and on ladders etc.)
  • MUST have a good attendance record
  • Do other duties as assigned by your supervisor



  • Ontario Carpenter’s Licence and/or completing of a Ministry approved apprenticeship program
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural/structural and basic blueprints and drawings, and prepare free-hand sketches
  • Ability to read and write English, apply basic mathematics to solve trade-related problems, estimate materials required for various assignments
  • Ability to interpret the Ontario Building Code
  • Ability to apply basic principles of construction layout
  • Knowledge and commitment to Occupational Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Must have excellent manual dexterity and mobility
  • Must be able to use a wide variety of tools, both manual and power, hand tools, bench tools and portable tools as required to perform assignments
  • Must be able to supply own tools in sufficient quantity and quality to perform assignments
  • May be required to work on weekends and variable shifts
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