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FMO Supervisor/Plumber
Black & McDonald Limited - Vernon, BC
Posted:3/16/2017
Job Description

People:  Our Strength, Our Future 

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success.  Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Summary of Position

The FMO Supervisor/Plumber will supervise and coordinate the activities of both employees and subcontractors in activities related to the maintenance and repair of facilities managed by the Facilities, Maintenance and Operations (FMO) Division. They will use their experience and technical skills to meet client requirements. Part of their duties will be to provide preventive maintenance inspections on heating, mechanical, electrical and other equipment while completing plumbing and any other related maintenance and repairs within their ability. The FMO Supervisor/Plumber must execute all tasks safely in accordance with local and federal regulations with minimal oversight; they must also ensure that all Black & McDonald workers and subcontractors adhere to identical standards. The successful applicant should be comfortable with being mobile as travel to multiple facilities is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and supervise maintenance and construction activities.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and the specific deliverables
  • Plan and execute work in accordance with Black & McDonald corporate safety policy and provincial regulations
  • Perform other facility related construction or repairs at the request of the Project Manager
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other subcontractors or departments
  • Requisition of materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • Arrange appropriate for training of workers
  • Review accuracy of work order content prior to invoicing
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring's and promotions
  • Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
  • Prepare work progress reports and safety related reports as requested by Black & McDonald Project Manager
  • Must also supervise, coordinate, and schedule the activities of all staff and contractors
  • Maintain a safe and respectful working environment

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)
Desired Skills & Experience

Education & Skill Requirements

  • Must be able to pass Federal Security Clearance to work on Military facilities
  • Completion of secondary school required
  • Journeyman/women trade certification (Red Seal) is required
  • Must have basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Several years' experience as a qualified tradesperson is required
  • Several years' relevant field experience is recommended
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Able to perform physically demanding tasks on a regular basis (lifting/moving heavy equipment/materials)
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools
  • Strong skills in supervision, negotiation, and problem solving
  • Proven planning and scheduling skills
  • Formal training in supervisory responsibilities
  • Must have a clean BC driver's abstract and hold a valid BC driver's licence
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. ‚ÄčThe 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: 2017317943