Building Operator I (ONT)

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Date Posted: 4/20/2022

Location: CF Sherway Gardens, Etobicoke, ON, CAN

Reference No.: 2022-9281

Department: Property Operations

Position Type: Full Time

Job Grade: B

Role Impact:
Committed to providing service and maintenance of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the daily operation of the physical plant and Centre.  The successful candidate must be available to work afternoons, evenings and weekends, including holidays.


What you will deliver:

  • Perform troubleshooting and repairs required for the maintenance and upkeep of equipment in order to maintain corporate image and provide tenants and customers with a safe and healthy environment
  • Secure CF property against loss due to theft, fire, liability claims and prosecutions resulting from operations by ensuring all health, safety and security procedures are adhered to and areas of concern are reported to the appropriate parties in a timely manner in order to limit exposure to liability and loss
  • Monitor central plant and related systems to ensure a comfortable environment for tenants and patrons
  • Test fire equipment on a monthly basis by checking valves and bells for proper operations ensuring tenant and customer safety
  • Perform daily inspections of all common and maintenance areas and responsible for relamping in all areas of the property to ensure proper lighting levels
  • Respond to tenants concerns regarding HVAC issues by solving problems or making recommendations as required in order to reduce repair costs for CF and ensure a high level of customer service to tenants and customers embracing Client First Strategy
  • Other duties as assigned 


What your strengths are: 

  • Strong communicator, verbal and written 
  • Good problem solver with strong mechanical, analytical, and research skills
  • Self-starter with practical judgment and a decisive manner
  • Positive and willing to work overtime and respond to emergencies


What you need to succeed: 

  • High school diploma and enrolled in SMA or SMT (BOMA)
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in physical plant operations, HVAC and other related equipment preferably in a commercial hi-rise or mixed use environment an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of general maintenance procedures (i.e. plumbing, tiling, drywalling, painting, etc), complete familiarity with site and current technology
  • General knowledge of HVAC electrical/mechanical systems
  • 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.