Building Operator 1, Facility Management Services



Primary Duties:

  • Performs daily rounds and log readings; investigates any issues
  • Completes preventative/demand maintenance tasks and input histories into Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as needed
  • Starts-up/shutdowns building infrastructure equipment
  • Inspects/operates/maintains and repairs mechanical/electrical systems and equipment (including boilers, chillers, HVAC equipment, pumps, generators, life safety system, etc.)
  • Performs repairs such as: replace washers/faucets, clear sinks, drains, clear sumps, reset breakers, repair pipe systems, etc.
  • Maintains fan/air handling units which may include greasing of bearings, replacement of filters, belt inspections and replacements
  • Conducts water treatment tests
  • Conducts generator tests
  • Troubleshoots/repairs all building infrastructure equipment
  • Identifies materials/services required for operation of facility 
  • Conducts/monitors building operation; responds to tenant/client requests and emergencies; identify problem areas; develop/initiate corrective action 
  • Escalates unusual events, occurrences or unsafe conditions to supervisor
  • Participates in developing/reviewing of operating standards, policies/procedures as required
  • Assists/prepares monthly reporting as required;
  • Works in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other applicable codes
  • Provides guidance/instruction to Building Operators/General Maintainers and other classifications/ trades
  • Oversees work of contractors/external service providers to ensure adherence to contract specifics and company/industry standards
  • Participates in meetings as required


  • Maintain good working relationships with tenants, staff, suppliers, contractors and external service providers
  • Maintain positive relations with all stakeholders through effective communications

Hours of Work:

  • Day shift; some overtime, on-call


  • BES I or II Certificate; or 3rd class Operating Engineer; or provincial trades certification of qualification
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of facilities 
  • Proven computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Building Automation System (BAS)
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and schematics
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written)
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume to