• Apprentice - Housing Maintainer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/26/2018 4:20 PM)
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  • Mission for this Position

    Baffinland is currently looking for its next best Housing Maintainer Apprentice. 


    Candidates will join as trades assistants for six months, job shadowing and learning about their perspective trade. Upon successful completion of the six month introduction, candidates will write the Trades Entrance Exam. 


    Once enrolled in that program, candidates will become full time permanent apprentices at Baffinland.  To apply, please go online and submit your resume to the position you are interested in or apply through a Baffinland Community Liaison Officer. Priority will be given to Inuit candidates.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Housing Maintainers are knowledgeable tradespeople in a variety of area’s pertaining to maintenance and repairs of residential or commercial buildings.
    • Housing Maintainer may do maintenance, repairs or upgrades on such things as Plumbing and Heating
    • Various forms of Electrical maintenance, upgrades and repairs.
    • With knowledge of Carpentry, a Housing Maintainer will be able to plan for material use, build, maintain and repair several area’s pertaining to carpentry such as foundations, framing, roofing.
    • Installing and replacing windows and doors, building Envelope, interior and exterior finish and paint.
    • Housing maintainers are an essential part of maintaining mining camp operations.

    Main Qualifications

    The Apprentice Housing Maintainer Training is only available to registered apprentices and placement into the program is made through a Regional Apprenticeship Officer or local Career Development Officer.  

    To be considered you must meet the following requirements:


    • Completing the Essential Skills program at Mary River Mine site.
    • Successful completion of the Level 2 Trades Entrance Exam is required those entering this trade.
    • Approved registration by apprenticeship in the skilled trade following success of the trades entrance exam.
    • Following the rules outlined by Baffinland and Apprenticeship for the entire duration of the program until completion


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