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General Maintenance

December 14th, 2017

YYoga is looking for a General Maintenance Contractor  to join our team!

YYoga is a network of yoga studio and lifestyle centres committed to creating happier, healthier people connected to themselves and others. We are the largest corporately owned yoga company in Canada and currently operate twelve centres with over 900 classes a week.

We are looking for knowledgeable individuals who are able to complete preventative and emergency general maintenance, repairs, and installations in our facilities.  We have a high standard of excellence and want to maintain our beautiful centres to create an outstanding guest experience.

This is a great opportunity for an individual looking for 10-15 hours a week of work and is ideal for someone who requires a flexible work schedule. As this is a contract position, eligible individuals must be able to provide their own liability insurance and applicable workers compensation coverage.

Position Summary

Working closely with the Director of Operations, Regional Operations Manager and Lead Facilities Contractor, General Maintenance Contractors are responsible for performing in-centre repairs & maintenance.

Main Duties

  • Perform facility maintenance and/or general handyman work including, but not limited to: minor carpentry, painting, minor drywall repair, tile repair/installation, bike repair, annual inspections, lock replacement/repair, and other duties
  • Complete work within budget and time restrictions; proactively communicate with the project lead if additional time or resources are required
  • Partner with the Lead Facilities Contractor to follow systems that ensure all facilities issues are resolved in a timely and effective manner while respecting the unique needs of a wellness environment
  • Respect and follow all YYoga policy and procedure regulations
  • Contribute to a respectful and positive work environment
  • Provide project quotes and reports as requested
  • Responsibilities, hours and schedule available will vary depending on centre needs
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • Willingness to learn and take initiative
  • Not afraid to do dirty jobs (such as snaking drains)
  • General knowledge about facilities repairs and maintenance
  • Ability to follow direction and perform tasks within a designated time frame
  • Clear communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Creative problem solver and cool under pressure
  • Have your own  small tool kit
  • Able and willing to travel to various YYoga locations around the lower mainland, sometimes with equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to respond to occasional emergency situations
  • Have liability insurance and WCB coverage

Other Assets

  • Experience in plumbing, heating, electrical and mechanical an asset
  • Experience in basic carpentry and painting
  • Construction Trade Certification

We are currently accepting applications for General Maintenance Contractors who are able to accept work in any of our centres in Vancouver until Friday, January 12. Please email your resume and cover letter, including availability, to In the subject line please indicate "General Maintenance Contractor". We thank you in advance for your interest in joining the community at YYoga, but only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted.