Valard OEWT Camp Maintenance (2) Positions (White River / Marathon)

Camp Maintenance (2) Positions

Valard Construction LP (“Valard”) is seeking experienced individuals with a valid G drivers license to run camp maintenance.
Rate of pay is $21.88/hr base rate. Room and board will be covered by Valard. Schedule is 20 days on and 8 days off. Required to join the CUSW Union.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Camp manager, the Camp Maintenance person performs basic camp maintenance and preventive maintenance tasks, while ensuring to do it effectively, safely and in an environmental responsible manner to keep the camp fully operational. The camp maintenance person is responsible for all maintenance including building maintenance, kitchen equipment maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, janitorial, water and sewage management, consumables (fuel, propane, garbage) management and camp lands maintenance.

Job Requirements

• Physically demanding
• Prepared to match work with a high pace, deadline driven work environment
• Prepared to work outdoors in adverse/severe weather conditions
• Prepared to work overtime, on call, nights, split shift
• Prepared to work at heights and confined spaces
• Prepared to haul and work with raw sewage
• Prepared to haul water and work with water treatment systems
• Be able to source manuals/parts online
• Working knowledge / understanding of camp electrical systems- 1/3 phase
• Working knowledge / understanding of camp water/sewer systems
• Working knowledge / understanding of diesel generators
• Carpentry skills
• Basic mathematical skills
• Be able to work in a team environment, or unsupervised
• Be able to follow instructions / communicate with others
• Must be willing to participate in training programs
• Proficient with usage of electronic devices including tablets, computers and cellular phones, multi-meters, etc.
• Adhere to Valard Policies


• Must be able to provide/share technical data and knowledge, as needed to support project
• Must be able to identify possible problems and take preventative measures.

• Should have own tools, have previous experience working away in a camp. 

• Minimum 3-year experience remote camp maintenance – (preferred)
• Required – Full G Driver’s license in province of Ontario
• Experience with diesel motors
• Experience with generator operation/maintenance/trouble shooting
• Experience in carpentry, construction, renovation
• Experience building camps
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
• Fall Protection
• Confined Space
• First Aid w/AED
• Transport Dangerous Goods
• Power Hazard
• Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to improvise
• Decision making skills
• Effective verbal and listening communications skills
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Be honest and trustworthy
• Be respectful
• Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
• Read and Print Legibly
• Be flexible
• Demonstrate sound work ethics

Indigenous Community members are strongly encouraged to apply and self-identify

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to

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