Building Operator - Edmonton & Region

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Who You Are

Strong client relationships are important to you. You enjoy playing a central role in customer care by bringing superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and a positive attitude to everything you do.

Building Operator, Edmonton Region

Building Operator


Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operation of multiple sites to ensure the first class operators and environment for tenants, customers, contractors and employees.


Respond to tenant service requests in timely manner.

Liaise with tenants and contractors to maintain relationships.

Engage with third party contractors and obtain quotes in compliance with procurement practices and annual budget preparation.

Conduct daily property checks ensuring the property is maintained in a first-class manner.

Overseeing preventative maintenance and repairs and maintenance of HVAC systems.

Maintain preventative maintenance program, equipment inventory logs and tenant work orders through Building Engines operations platform.

Ensure fire life safety systems are operating efficiently.

Identify and rectify any general maintenance issues including painting, housekeeping items such as sweeping, litter pick up, shoveling and pressure washing to maintain curb appeal of the properties.

System monitoring of mechanical equipment, including building automation systems.

Coordinate contractor access and ensure all deficiencies are rectified.

Communicate with manager on building inefficiencies.

Liaise with internal and external contacts for prompt and professional investigation and resolution to concerns.

Assist with seasonal building requirements.

Basic plumbing, lighting, electrical, elevating devices, roofing, carpentry and miscellaneous repairs on site or overseeing of such unscheduled repairs as necessary.

Communicate and execute work procedures as set out by management.

Assist the Project Manager with overseeing capital projects and energy management initiatives.

Participate in on-call rotation and be available to work after-hours, weekends for any site emergencies and/or unscheduled work.

Travel between properties as required.

Other assigned duties as required.


2-5 years’ experience + previous relevant work experience, related work history. with an ability to discover, diagnose and repair issues that occur on site: from customer service to mechanical (electrical, plumbing, hvac). General handy man skills an asset.

Responsible and self-motivated team player who has the ability to allocate their time effectively, manage tight deadlines and the ability to work under pressure

Ability to adapt to new processes and procedures

Maintenance experience in a retail / commercial property environment an asset

Proven knowledge of HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, emergency systems and fire and life safety

Execute all work in a safe and professional manner and in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation guidelines and other applicable regulations

Familiarity with safe work practices and construction standards

Ability to prioritize and schedule all work to meet deadlines

Ability to work with minimal supervision but also in a team

Access to reliable transportation for frequent travel between properties.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Customer Service

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