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Building Operator
Black & McDonald Limited - Calgary, AB
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.

Position Summary

The Land Forces Western Area (LFWA) Defence Contract involves multiple sites located across the province of Alberta, including facilities located in Calgary and the greater Calgary area.  Reporting to the LFWA Project Manager, the LFWA Building Operator's main responsibility is to maintain safe conditions inside and outside of assigned facilities in Southern Alberta and is expected to perform minor plumbing and electrical repairs; monitor and use the computerized building management system; conduct mechanical inspections and maintenance of equipment using Facilities, Maintenace and Operations (FMO) strategies to ensure its continuing operation, as well as use prior experience and technical skills with preventive maintenance and system operations to determine service requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the Project Manager and the team, plans and executes responsive maintenance in accordance with BAS or facility management system
  • Establishes methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinates work activities with other subcontractors
  • Supervises subcontractors
  • Performs basic tours and log readings
  • Responds to tenant requests
  • Performs light duties such as cleaning, painting, garbage removal, snow removal, HVAC, Plumbing, and other mechanical duties, assisting sub-contractors technician's mechanics, etc.
  • Builds and maintains customer and supplier/vendor relationships to enhance competitiveness in the industry and promote good customer relationships
  • Assists in developing and implementing quality control programs
  • Prepares progress reports and issues progress schedules to clients
  • Assists in purchase of building materials
  • Reviews work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk and corrects deficiencies
Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements (Skilled to Advanced Level)

  • 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

  • Class 5/4 Power Engineering Certification with minimum 2 years experience as Building Operator; additional trade certifications in plumbing, HVAC or electrical are beneficial
  • Must be able to pass and complete the requirements of the Federal Government Security Clearance
  • Clean Class 5 AB Driver's License; a driver's abstract is required for this position
  • Available to travel to various LFWA facilities located in Southern Alberta
  • Available for Emergency Out-of-hours duties
  • Must attend and pass Black & McDonald Basics of Supervision training
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, required
  • Ability to use computers and related technology efficiently
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: 20183710