Canadian Base Operators’ Moose Jaw team is recruiting! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

15 Wing, headquartered in Moose Jaw, is the centre of RCAF aircrew training and is comprised of 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (CFFTS) and 431 Air Demonstration Squadron (CF Snowbirds) both located in Moose Jaw, SK. The Wing is the principal site of the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC). 15 Wing is responsible for three different aircraft platforms that include: CT-156 Harvard II, CT-155 Hawk, CT-114 Tutor, and any visiting aircraft.

Job Summary

The Carpenter/Building Maintenance Technician is located in Moose Jaw, SK and typically reports directly to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor. This position is responsible for the inspections and maintenance of all NFTC facilities. Responsibilities also include general maintenance of building envelopes, rough carpentry, finish carpentry, drywall repairs and finishing, painting, sign maintenance and roofing repairs. The Carpenter/Building Maintenance Technician will also carry out the necessary liaison with user groups to minimize disruption to operations due to maintenance work.

Essential job functions

  • Perform inspections, testing, maintenance, repairs and tasks generated by the CMMS.
  • Performs and coordinates the required maintenance on NFTC facilities including minor/major repairs, general maintenance of building envelopes, framing, drywall, drywall finishing, painting, molding and trim installation and replacement, doors and hardware, flooring, ceilings, window glass replacement, window unit replacement, millwork and counter repair.
  • Performs and coordinates the required maintenance and repairs to shingle, tar and gravel and membrane roofing systems, roof drains and gutters.
  • Performs and coordinates stair, handrail, barrier free ramp maintenance and repairs.
  • Performs and coordinates inspections and maintenance of safety systems.
  • Prepares estimates for installation, repairs and renovations.
  • Carries out installations and modifications in accordance with working drawings, all codes & standards, and OEM recommendations.
  • Supports and participates in CBO’s Safety Program, HSE and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and inspects subcontracted work and reports deficient work of related trades.
  • Coordinates with mechanical, electrical and building trades as required.
  • Is responsible to maintain a high level of security while performing and executing their scope of work.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and repair of all tools and equipment.
  • Other duties as required within the capabilities of the individual.
  • Have Reliability-level clearance through CISD or be eligible to obtain clearance.


  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others


  • 15+ years of experience as a tradesperson.


  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of:
  • Have a valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Have valid First Aid/CPR qualification.
  • Must pass a medical examination, drug and alcohol test.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
    • Windows, door repairs and replacement
    • OH doors
    • Painting
    • Wall repair
    • Flooring
    • Metal Roofing/Sliding repairs and inspections that encompasses eves troughs and drainage
    • Shingling

    COVID-19 Regulations: Canadian Base Operators complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Canadian Base Operators deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).