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Company Name:
Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:

Maintenance Team Lead

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta is seeking a Maintenance Team Lead in Calgary, with some experience or understanding of the work involved in the not-for-profit senior sector. Please note that a minimum fifth class power engineer certificate required.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Team Lead is responsible for preventative maintenance, inspection and repairs of building suites and monitoring and repairs of building systems. In addition, the Team Lead will assist with supervision of Technician’s and serve as a knowledge resource for others. This excellent opportunity allows the Team Lead to be part of a supportive leadership team, who enjoy providing a secure home and a sense of community to our tenants.

Company Overview

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta (TPFA) is Calgary’s largest provider of self-contained seniors’ housing, managing 10 properties and 1170 suites. Our properties include subsidized and affordable housing options, including one community that offers both affordable and market rental units.

TPFA believes seniors deserve access to affordable housing that is clean, safe and secure and supports their independence. These supports may include helping residents get the financial aid they’re entitled to, providing grief support or linking them with community resources. These beliefs are at the root of TPFA’s "more than housing" philosophy.

Key Responsibilities

Building Maintenance

  • Routinely inspect interior and exterior spaces and equipment, including building suites, as part of the preventative maintenance program
  • Monitor and maintain building systems, including  heating, air conditioning, electrical, mechanical and security systems and record appropriately
  • Report problems and recommend changes to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs or comply with environmental, building and safety codes
  • Monitor access to restricted areas  and ensure that they are kept safe, clean, functional and accessible
  • Oversee grounds-keeping work
  • Respond to emergencies such as power failures, floods and fires (including after-hours calls)
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment, and make recommendations regarding the purchase of new equipment.
  • Participate in, and promote the Health and Safety Program

Suite Maintenance

  • Respond to daily work orders and perform general repairs as needed, including but not limited to, basic carpentry, wall patching, minor plumbing, electrical and window repairs
  • Work with, and assist as necessary, building caretakers and cleaning staff
  • Respond to concerns from building tenants, working closely with the Building Manager


  • Supervise the work of building contractors, ensuring compliance with TPFA processes and safety procedures
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor with Technician scheduling and coaching



  • Fifth Class Power Engineer Certification
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazards Management Information System) certificate


  • 2-5 years building maintenance
  • Current first aid certificate
  • A safety in the workplace certificate from Alberta Human Services

Skills and Abilities

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Fluent English (written and verbal)
  • Experience supervising the work of others
  • Accept responsibility and manage crises effectively
  • Mechanical aptitude and skills
  • Receptive understanding of individual needs/abilities and a genuine concern for all people

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada. An offer of employment is conditional on the candidate’s successful completion of a police security check.

Please note that those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.