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BUILDING OPERATOR (Brandon/Portage la Prairie)
Black & McDonald Limited - Brandon/Portage la Prairie
Job Description

Position Summary:

The Manitoba Region of Black & McDonald is actively seeking a Building Operator in the Brandon/Portage la Prairie area.  The primary responsibilities of the Building Operator is to respond to work orders and internal requests generated by our clients in a safe and efficient manner.  Duties will include performing routine inspections, ongoing maintenance, monitoring, repairs and maintaining safe conditions of the facility. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute routine inspections and maintenance according to contractual requirements
  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance and repairs to building mechanical and HVAC systems
  • Perform shift tours and log readings (equipment status, temperatures and pressures)
  • Start up/shut down and preventive maintenance on major building equipment
  • All water treatment duties
  • Diesel, fire alarm and life safety tests
  • Maintain comfort levels to building environment and respond to environment/comfort complaints
  • Perform all types of general building maintenance and repairs
  • Electrical trouble shooting and minor repair
  • Maintenance and minor repairs of wiring devices and conduit
  • Maintenance and minor repairs of motor control centers, switches, breakers and switchboard components, fixtures, branch circuit wiring, transformers, capacitors, transfer schemes, electrical and pneumatic control devices
  • Perform daily regular duties, equipment adjustment and minor plumbing repairs
  • Utilize BAS system
  • Other tasks as agreed upon by the client and Black & McDonald
Desired Skills & Experience

Education & Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum 5th Class Power Engineer
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of complex building systems and equipment
  • Previous experience with BAS and HVAC systems
  • Excellent trouble shooting and interpersonal skills
  • Bending and Lifting Required; Lifting under 30 kgs
  • Must be able to work on ladder or scaffold at various heights and to work in confined spaces
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customers
  • Maintain clear and courteous two-way radio and/or phone etiquette
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards
  • Must be able to meet and pass the requirements of a Federal Security Clearance (PWGSC)

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)
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: 2018226165