Building Technician

Building Technician
Pickle Lake Ontario or Sioux Lookout Ontario
Full Time
Ground Operations
Anticipated Start Date
As soon as possible
Deadline To Apply
Open Until Filled

Job Summary

The Facilities Technician ensures general building and facilities maintenance is handled according to company policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General and preventative facilities maintenance at the Sioux Lookout, Pickle Lake and Red Lake bases; including repairs and servicing
    • Perform minor construction work, e.g., dismantling and erecting walls, finish carpentry work, pouring concrete, etc
    • Grounds keeping and outside area safety including snow and ice removal and landscaping as required
    • Troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain various electrical components, appliances and equipment in accordance with pertinent codes, the preventative maintenance program and departmental procedures
    • Troubleshoot, install, and repair plumbing fixtures, piping, and related equipment
    • Involved in all aspects of building maintenance requirements for all new construction, renovations or updates to current systems
    • Prepare, paint and decorate interior and exterior surfaces as required
  • Liaise with Fire Department, Hydro One, Building inspectors etc. as required
  • Maintain solid understanding of building codes and regulations and make recommendations to maintain levels of quality
  • Recommend, source and oversee any contracted work outside of what is capable by Company employees
  • Maintain a good relationship with vendors, pick-up parts and ship parts as required
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Update and maintains information in Wasaya records systems and department databases
  • Complete all necessary reports and records related to the department as required
  • Maintain inventory of new equipment, manuals and warranties
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers
  • Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent is an asset
  • 2-4 years previous facilities maintenance experience or completion of a journeyman ticket in a related trade
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to obtain T.B.I.A.A. AVOP license is required
  • Ability to meet security requirements necessary to obtain Restricted Area Pass is required 


  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email 


  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets


  • Overtime as required
  • 24/7 availability may be required
  • Travel to the site, and off-site locations will be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed boots, safety glasses, etc
  • Hazards associated with trade
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required
  • Ability to lift up to 75lbs
  • This position is based in Sioux Lookout, ON or Pickle Lake, ON with frequent travel to Pickle Lake and Red Lake


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645