Building Operator I

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Date Posted: 12/16/2021

Location: CF Rideau Centre, Ottawa, ON, CAN

Reference No.: 2021-9178

Department: Property Operations

Position Type: Full Time

Job Grade: B


Role Impact:

To assist with the operations of HVAC systems and General Maintenance in CF Rideau Centre.


What you will deliver:

  • Assist tenants with problems related to HVAC and facilities operation
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks related to facility operation as assigned by Maintenance Management system.
  • Assists with the Monitoring of the Building Automation systems and Facility equipment for correct operation.
  • Perform maintenance work on a plumbing and heating system
  • Respond and complete all relevant work orders
  • Assist the Operations Supervisor with preventative maintenance tasks as requested
  • Perform daily inspections of washrooms and carry out repairs as qualified
  • Perform general maintenance work such as: minor carpentry work, replace lamps and various painting jobs
  • Conduct audits and minor repairs on electrical equipment
  • Isolate and drain domestic water systems for contractors, building plumbers and mechanics, to perform maintenance on systems and refills same.
  • Maintain the reflecting pond and the ice rink
  • Liaise with operations staff and supervisor
  • Perform minor administrative tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor within the general scope of the work


What your strengths are: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills in order to liaise with tenants
  • Team player​ attitude


What you need to succeed: 

  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience
  • General knowledge of HVAC, Building Automation and Fire Alarm Systems in buildings
  • Thorough knowledge of general maintenance procedures (i.e. plumbing, tiling, drywalling, painting, etc), complete familiarity with site and current technology
  • Ability to work from ladders and lifts
  • Knowledge of computer and related programs: Microsoft Office, Gmail, Energy management systems software or comparable systems etc.


Why you should join us:

At Cadillac Fairview we have been transforming communities for over 50 years.  We are so much more than our properties.  We are building leaders at all levels.  We offer the challenge of interesting work, a great organizational culture, the opportunity to collaborate with the best in the business, and support for your growth and development.  We reward values-based behavior and superior results with a competitive rewards package that includes best-in-class benefits and pension.  Imagine a place where you can make a difference!


At CF our everyday actions and critical business decisions are guided by our CF Values. Achieving results is naturally important for us and we achieve results through behaviours that are consistent with our CF Values.


Are you someone who believes in our values?


  • Aim Higher – we strive to exceed expectations
  • Own Your Expertise – we empower ourselves and each other
  • Collaborate Effectively – we bring the right people together to get the right results
  • Engage with Empathy – we objectively consider the needs of others
  • Embrace Change – we drive, learn from, and adapt to change


At CF you’ll join a diverse community and award-winning team where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected.  We’re ready to meet you there – are you?


CF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.  If you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment, assessment, and/or selection process, please notify your CF contact or email


CF currently has a vaccination policy that is a condition of employment.