Jun 22, 2022

Renovation Specialist / Handyman

$26.00 - $32.50 hourly
  • Boardwalk REIT
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
Vaccination Required Construction General Labor Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job Title: Renovation Specialist / Maintenance

Classification: Permanent, Full-Time (40 hours/week GUARANTEED!)

We offer Health & Dental Benefits, Group RRSP Match, Rental Discount, Health and Wellness Reimbursement, & more!

Start Rate: $26.00 and up per hour (depending on experience)


Boardwalk strives to provide quality apartments for rent and exceptional service. We believe the Boardwalk community is built on love. Our Resident Members feel at home in their apartment and have a very real sense of belonging.

To continue providing exceptional service to our Resident Members, we are looking for a Renovation Specialist to join our Team!

This is a permanent position with guaranteed full-time hours + on-call.

The successful candidate must have renovation and/or maintenance experience. We also require you to have a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, your own reliable vehicle, and tools.

You should be proficient in 60% of all the below skills:

  • Drywall - Framing installation/repair, drywall installation/repair
  • Tiles - Tub surround and backsplash installation/repair
  • Painting and finishes - cleaning, sanding, priming, painting, textured surfaces
  • Countertops - all areas of repair, replace countertops
  • Floors - replace subfloor, laminate/carpet/tile repair and/or replace, baseboard installation/repair
  • Doors/Windows/cabinets – repair/replace closet doors, interior doors and frames, exterior doors and frames, repair/replace window coverings/locks/hardware, passage/lockset installation/repair, cabinets repair/replace
  • Plumbing - basic plumbing, installation and repair of toilets, sinks, faucets, valves, replace dip tube on hot water heater, solder pipes, run power auger to clear blocked lines
  • Electrical – installation and troubleshooting of light fixtures, switches and receptacles

The following skills would be considered an asset:

  • Basic Boiler/Heating - change canister filter, familiar with all gauges, shut offs, chemical testing, taps, piping, zone valves
  • Furnace - oil motor, change belt, replace thermocouple, replace thermostat
  • Locks – all aspects of repair/replace, rekey and mastering weiser, taymor, schlage
  • Appliance repair/installation

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume.

We would like to thank you in advance for your application, however, only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. Offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory Security Background Checks, Reference Checks, and Post-offer/Pre-employment Physical Testing where applicable.

Boardwalk REIT has a vaccination policy in effect.


About the Company

Ready to shape the future of our communities? Come work with us and learn where doing what you love means never working a day in your life!

Deeply rooted in family spirit and humility, Boardwalk’s five core values of integrity, associates, teamwork, customer service and social responsibility are more than just words - they are a way of life. Coupled with our Golden Foundation of ‘treat others as you would like to be treated,’ ‘be good,’ ‘love community’ and ‘have fun,’ we believe in happiness and creating the most memorable experiences for both our Associates and Resident Members, continually looking for new and innovative ways to enhance and strengthen all our Boardwalk communities.

We hope these values speak to you as they speak so meaningfully to us!

As we continue to grow, we remain unwavering in our commitment to providing Resident Members with the best quality rental communities. This same commitment means Boardwalk is always seeking individuals who have a positive attitude, are energetic and passionate, self-driven, productive, have the capacity to deliver high-quality results and who believe in the power of teamwork.

Together, with you as part of our team, we will continue to create meaning every day for those who choose to call Boardwalk home.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Statement

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse team that will honour and celebrate your experiences, perspectives and unique identity regardless of age, ethnicity, race, colour, abilities, religion, socio-economic status, culture, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

Together, our communities strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

We believe every Associate in our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of values, customs and experience to better understand and engage with the world around us, identify challenges, so as to discover, design and deliver solutions together.

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