Black & McDonald’s Vancouver team is growing! If you are a hands-on, customer service-oriented, and technically-inclined professional searching for the opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Painter/General Maintenance Worker is located at the Teck Acute Care Centre site in Vancouver and reports directly to the Facility Manager.

The Painter/General Maintenance Worker is responsible for facility painting and general maintenance and
repairs to rooms and room amenities, including drywall repair and painting, and hanging/installing pictures,
signage, whiteboards, bulletin boards etc.

  • Prepare areas for painting by cleaning, repairing & patching surfaces
  • Mix, match, and apply paint to various surfaces as required
  • Perform various duties to maintain the Facility including work associated with carpentry, furniture, drywall, painting, mechanical & plumbing repairs
  • Hang/install wall protection, signage, shelving, artwork, whiteboards and bulletin boards
  • Assist with obtaining quotes related to painting and finishing projects
  • Provide repairs and preventative maintenance to locks, doors & door closing systems
  • Responsible for replacing locks, hinges, changing cores and adjusting door closers
  • Assist other maintenance trades and perform other duties, e.g. changing filters or fan belts, preparing HVAC & plumbing systems for operation or winterization
  • Recommends the ordering of paint and job related supplies; maintains related inventory and storage of such supplies
  • Assist in grounds keeping and snow removal
  • Performs daily rounds and log readings
  • Complete maintenance records and work orders; input histories and comments as required
  • Observe and implement safety regulations and practices
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all shops and mechanical rooms


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in all aspects of facility maintenance, preferably in a hospital environment


  • Basic general maintenance knowledge and/or experience relating to repairs for furniture, painting, dry wall, door hardware
  • Knowledge of the Health and Safety Act and all applicable CSA Codes
  • Must be able to speak, read & write in English
  • Must work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations including but not limited to: use or wear of equipment or protective devices or clothing for safety purposes, report any known contravention of this Act or regulations or the existence of any hazards
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Follow instructions both written and verbal
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customer
  • Maintain clear and courteous two way radio and/or phone etiquette
  • A team player, committed to working in a quality environment
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards
  • Act in accordance with the commitment to safe and compassionate patient care and a safe and healthy work environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 kg (bending and lifting is required)
  • Must be able to work on ladder or scaffold at various heights
  • Must be able to pass RCMP Criminal Record Check

We welcome and encourage applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.