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Building Operator

Harvard Developments is seeking a qualified Building Operator to join its facility maintenance team in Edmonton. This position is accountable to provide an exceptional customer experience within a portfolio of assigned building(s) in Edmonton and surrounding areas, ensuring the property(ies) are well cared for and maintained in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

Harvard is a full-service real estate management company based in Western Canada that is recognized for its reputation in leadership, flexibility, quality and performance, currently overseeing more than 9 million square feet of commercial properties with regional offices in Regina, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg.

The Building Operator will:

  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience to customers within the assigned portfolio
  • Respond to customer service requests within standards established for safety, comfort, cleanliness, responsiveness, follow up and communication;
  • Operate the building’s automation, fire life and safety, mechanical and electrical systems;
  • Maintain positive contractor relationships while overseeing contracted services such as cleaning, security, HVAC, grounds, snow removal, etc.
  • Carry out the planned maintenance program for the properties; and
  • Assist the management team achieve its customer, financial and organizational objectives.

What you will bring to the job:

  • A high level of commitment to serving customers with availability to respond 24 hours a day when scheduled on-call;
  • A valid 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate of Competency and driver’s license with a clean abstract and access to a vehicle;
  • A mechanical inclination with practiced motor skills and capacity to perform physical work;
  • Proficiency in the English language both written and verbal, as well as strong listening and collaborative skills that enable positive and beneficial relationships;
  • Good computer literacy with experience using digital devices;
  • A working knowledge of general workplace safety practices and requirements; and
  • The ability to work independently or collaboratively as circumstances may dictate, using personal initiative and sound judgment to achieve purchasing guidelines, project schedules and budget.

What you will receive from Harvard:

  • Flexible work scheduling with occasional work after hours or on weekends;
  • Competitive salary, incentive and benefits within the building management industry;
  • Additional benefits including children’s scholarships and a wellness program;
  • Comprehensive orientation, training, and support; and
  • Opportunities for continuing education and career development.

Harvard provides employees with a challenging work environment encouraging professional growth, innovative thinking, and collaborative work. Our organization respects the principles of work-life balance and community engagement. If you feel you are the person we are looking for in this position, please apply with your resume in confidence through the Careers tab at

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