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Roving Building Operator
Black & McDonald Limited - Calgary, AB
Posted:11/15/2017
Job Description

Summary of Position:

The Roving Building Operator will have overall responsibility of maintaining client’s facilities located in Calgary and the greater Calgary area. This includes maintaining safe conditions inside and outside of the facilities, performing minor plumbing and electrical repairs, safety oversight on sub-contractors, conducting mechanical inspections and maintenance of equipment using Facilities, Maintenance and Operations (FMO) strategies to ensure it’s continued operation. The position also requires compliance with Black & McDonald’s codes of conduct, health and safety policies, and work practices. The ideal candidate is someone who is “hands-on” and able to use prior work experience and technical skills to determine service requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Project Manager and the team, plans and executes maintenance in accordance with BAS or facility management system
  • Performs basic tours and log readings
  • Performs duties related to cleaning, painting, garbage removal, snow removal, HVAC, plumbing, and other mechanical duties
  • Establishes methods to meet work schedules and coordinates work activities with other subcontractors; supervises subcontractors and assists them as required
  • Responds to tenant requests
  • Regularly communicates health, safety and environmental issues or concerns with Black & McDonald staff, sub-contractors and the client
  • Builds and maintains client and supplier/vendor relationships to enhance competitiveness in the industry; promotes good client relationships
  • Assists in developing and implementing quality control programs
  • Represents the company on matters such as business services
  • Prepares progress reports and issues progress schedules to clients
  • Assists in the purchase of building materials
  • Reviews work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk and corrects deficiencies
Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements:

  • Change Orientation (open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen)
  • Communicates Effectively (verbally and in writing) 
  • Continuous Learning (ongoing effort to learn and contribute to the learnings of others)
  • Customer Focus (understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers)
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable (take personal responsibility to meet commitments)
  • Problem Solving and Innovation (ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
  • Values and Respects Others (encourages and supports diversity)

Education & Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as Building Operator; experience in operating a commercial facility, preferred
  • Class 5/4 Power Engineering Certification
  • Knowledge and experience with building automation systems
  • Construction trade certification in plumbing, HVAC or electrical is beneficial
  • Available for emergency out-of-hours duties
  • Must be able to pass and complete the requirements of a  Security Clearance
  • Ability to maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical building systems and equipment
  • Communicates effectively, both written and verbal; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use computers and related technology efficiently
  • Clean Class 5 AB Driver's License
  • Available to travel to various assigned client facilities in Southern Alberta
  • Must attend and pass Black & McDonald Basics of Supervision training
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, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017118504