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Facility Manager
Black & McDonald Limited - Petawawa
Posted:6/23/2014
Job Description

​The Pembroke/Petawawa region is seeking a Facility Manager who will be responsible for the overall administration of building or facility maintenance in accordance with contract specifications. He or she will oversee staff, employee performance, facility operations, and effectively monitor facility adherence to health, safety, and environmental regulations.  

  • Manage overall operation of the facilities in the areas of safety, productivity, and efficiency in accordance to contract specifications
  • Manage and coordinate all facility utility activities (such a boiler, emergency generators, electrical units, etc.)
  • Prepare proposals for additions, deletions and changes to the contract scope as requested by the customer
  • Track, analyze and trend project costs to ensure accurate client invoicing
  • Schedule, supervise, and monitor subcontracted personnel as needed to accomplish tasks
  • Maintain statistics, prepares justification and estimate manpower requirements; requisition and select qualified employees necessary to perform work
  • Inventory and order equipment, materials, and supplies for the maintenance department
  • Establish and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with vendors and other third parties to understand challenges and opportunities, ensure timely exchange of information to ensure client satisfaction
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures necessary to support the Facility
  • Analyze and resolve interior design and space related problems caused by growth and restructuring
  • Oversee expansion and relocation projects to ensure timely completion within budget
  • Interface with internal and external customers regarding status and priority of work
  • Review and approve all expenditures for materials, equipment, tools, supplies and subcontractors
  • Negotiate contracts, manage performance against budget, and manage relationships with building/property management, supply and service providers, banks and local legal firms  
  • Ensure all health, safety, and environmental regulations and practices are strictly adhered to
  • Develop and maintain an expandable comprehensive maintenance program, which will include training maintenance personnel and establishing an aggressive preventive maintenance program
  • Responsible for solving problems and/or conflicts and to maintain open communication with the customer
  • Actively participate in Corporate and site Improvement Programs, develop and implement safety procedures, conduct safety meetings, write reports and maintain related records


Desired Skills & Experience
  • ​Secondary diploma or degree in engineering, business administration, technical field, or similar area of study (or equivalent facility experience and knowledge)
  • 5 -10 years of experience in managing a facility as well as implementing process and procedure improvements
  • Effective leadership skills with a strong focus on facility and business processes
  • Competency in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with contract management
  • Must have a strong knowledge of building electrical, mechanical, HVAC and building structural systems
  • Solid experience leading a mechanical maintenance team
  • Experience with industrial building, project management, and hydro/Water/HVAC an asset
  • Knowledge of Local and National electrical, building and fire codes
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and technical manuals
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to shift priorities on an ad hoc basis and flexibility with working hours
  • Ability to be assertive while maintaining diplomacy and political awareness
  • Ability to motivate, lead and facilitate a cross-functional work team to achieve objectives
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada and the United States. ​The company has over 3,000 employees working out of a network of more than 20 offices.
Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Mid-level Management
Job ID: 2014624260