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Lead Building Operator
Black & McDonald Limited - Victoria, BC
Job Description

The Lead Building Operator for a high-end residential/commercial facility located on the Victoria waterfront will be responsible for maintaining safe conditions inside and outside of the facility, performing preventative maintenance and inspections, ensuring regulatory compliance for the mechanical and safety systems that are in scope as well as using computerized building management systems. They will use experience and technical skills with preventive maintenance and system operations to ensure that the facility runs safely, efficiently and that the client receives value from our services. They will also be responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of employees and subcontractors in the performance of activities related to the maintenance and repair of facilities in accordance with Provincial Health and Safety regulations and Black and McDonald best practices.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, schedule and supervise maintenance and construction activities of staff, contractors and sub trades as required
  • Requisition of materials and supplies
  • Train or arrange for training of workers
  • Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
  • Prepare work progress reports and safety related reports
  • Daily inspection of mechanical rooms, fire panel, security systems and DDC systems
  • Ensure that work order requests and PMs are prioritized and addressed in a timely manner
  • Coordinate sub trades to ensure the required work and inspection reports are completed
  • Report deficiencies to management and recommend remedial actions
  • Investigate cause of equipment failure and recommend actions to extend equipment life expectancy/reduce operating cost
  • Coordinate with the facility any tasks that will impact the operation of the facility such as elevator maintenance, electrical shut downs and pool maintenance
  • Ensure that any waste or recyclable materials are disposed of in a responsible manner and protect the environment when planning or performing tasks
  • Monthly/Quarterly inspections, i.e. Janitorial, HVAC system, fire extinguisher, eyewash
  • Replace filters and belts on Air Handling Units (AHU) clean any debris
  • Perform monthly fire pump operational test & generator run and readiness check including fuel level
  • Inspect and clean roof drains, lint trap on dryer ducts, sumps & catch basins, clean strainers & replace water filters
  • Inspect operation of parkade overhead doors & CO detection system and perform basic maintenance and adjustments
  • Maintain pool / hot tub / sauna; check functionality of exercise equipment
  • Monitor & troubleshoot DDC system
  • Install and update signage as requested
  • Perform minor repairs/maintenance duties including drywall/painting/finishes - touch ups & repair, door closers and hardware, light bulbs, plumbing and fixtures, irrigation system
  • Maintain clean and tidy work spaces and mechanical rooms
  • Set up elevators pads for tenant moves
  • Assist snow clearing in critical areas for safety as required
  • Provide detailed responses to tenant request

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
  • Completion of secondary school required
  • 4th class Power engineering certification or trade certification
  • Several years relevant field experience is recommended
  • Strong skills in supervision, negotiation, and problem solving
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven planning and scheduling skills
  • Must have basic computer skills and working knowledge of Excel
  • Formal training in supervisory responsibilities
  • Pool Operator certification is an asset
  • Available for on call standby duties
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: 201753934