Building Operator II (CF Chinook Centre)

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Date Posted: 8/11/2022

Location: CF Chinook Centre, Calgary, AB, CAN

Reference No.: 2022-9700

Department: Property Operations

Position Type: Full Time

Job Grade: C

Role Impact:

Committed to providing a high level of service and maintenance in the daily operation of a multifunctional facility in order to meet and exceed the requirements and expectations of all whom may work and visit the facility.


What you will deliver:

  • Perform troubleshooting and repairs required for the maintenance and upkeep of equipment and property in order to maintain corporate image and provide tenants and customers with a safe and healthy environment;
  • Detailed and daily attention to central heating & cooling plant(s) and related critical/auxiliary systems to ensure a comfortable environment for tenants and patrons;
  • Test/Inspect regulated & non-regulated equipment on a routine basis (ie. Motors, fans, valves, bells, filters, belts, etc) for proper operations ensuring tenant and customer safety;
  • Participate in routine inspections and repairs of all common, back of house and maintenance areas (i.e. lighting, ceiling, electrical, plumbing, drywall, painting, concrete, asphalt, etc);
  • Respond to tenants concerns regarding HVAC issues by solving problems, making adjustments or recommendations as required in order to maintain lease agreements, reduce repair costs and ensure a high level of customer service to tenants and customers;
  • Connect and collaborate with CF 3rd party contractors for planning, quotes and repairs;
  • Support the Operations Manager(s) in the development and completion of operational and capital projects;
  • Report and log keeping of mechanical systems on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis as required;
  • Secure and support CF property against losses due to vandalism, theft, fire, flood, liability claims and prosecutions resulting from its operation;
  • Ensure 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;
  • Other duties as assigned.


What your strengths are:

  • Strong communicator, verbal and written;
  • Collaborates with team members by knowledge and experience sharing.
  • Solutions Driven: Strong problem solver with exceptional analytical and research skills;
  • Positive, self-starter with practical judgment and a decisive manner;
  • Willingness to work overtime, must participate in On-call rotation and respond to emergencies;
  • Works efficiently under pressure in a fast paced environment;
  • Thrives working outdoors and much as the indoors;
  • Safety minded, working individually and in teams.


What you need to succeed: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Registered 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate required, 4th Class would be considered an asset;
  • Possess or are enrolled in a designation program (RPA, FMA/FMP, SFP, SMA or SMT, etc. considered an asset;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in performing heating plant operations & facility maintenance, HVAC and other related equipment preferably in a retail/mixed use environment an asset;
  • Knowledge of general maintenance and procedures with skills in one or more (i.e. plumbing, electrical, tiling, drywalling, painting, etc);
  • Thorough understanding of all building disciplines with ability to read drawings;
  • Proven ability using technology and computer related programs: Computers/Laptops, Cellular Phones/Tablets, Microsoft Office, G-Suite, Energy management and preventative systems software or comparable systems etc.;
  • Available evenings, weekends and holidays;


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.