Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

ACA, Unrestricted Certified Trade


  • Operate and maintain hand and power tools and equipment as well as lifting devices and material handling equipment
  • Check and inspect fire safety equipment
  • Inspect and maintain electrical systems, air conditioning systems, plumbing, water treatment systems, domestic appliances and laundry systems
  • Inspect, maintain and troubleshoot heating equipment, ventilation systems and building (interior and exterior) envelope
  • Perform ground maintenance

Personal Qualities

  • You may be required to work in cramped areas or on ladders
  • You are willing to work outside part of the time
  • You have the stamina to be on your feet for long periods of time
  • You like doing maintenance duties
  • You are extremely safety conscious
  • Review the Essential Skills profile for additional qualities required srv108.services.gc.ca/english/profiles/79.shtml

Career Opportunities

  • Journeypersons work for small, medium and large companies in the industrial, commercial, institutional or residential sectors or indirectly for those companies through contractors

Educational/Training Requirements

  • The minimum entry for apprenticeship is Grade 12
  • Completion of a 5,520 hour apprenticeship program is required
  • If you have completed 6,000 hours of on the job experience but have not completed the Apprenticeship Program you may be eligible to challenge the Certificate of Qualification
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