Building Operator II

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Date Posted: 1/18/2023

Location: Calgary Office Properties, AB, CAN

Reference No.: 2023-9968

Department: Property Operations

Position Type: Full Time

Job Grade: C

Role Impact:

To maintain all building equipment at optimum performance levels and ensure the building is kept in top condition in order to meet the requirements and expectations of clients for a fully functioning facility.

What you will deliver:

  • Perform troubleshooting and repairs required for the maintenance and upkeep of equipment such as, but not limited to, replace belts and filters, lubrications, minor part replacement and trouble shooting of minor mechanical/electrical in adherence with local electrical fire and safety codes to maintain equipment in good working order and limit the opportunity for incurring major repair bills;
  • 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 to limit exposure to liability and loss;
  • Monitor central plant including auxiliary and related equipment and water treatment by checking all major mechanical controls confirming they are in good working order to ensure a comfortable environment for clients;
  • Inspect all central equipment and Life Safety equipment, which includes testing of fire protection devices and auxiliary/emergency power systems on a regular basis and report any problems or unusual findings to supervisor to minimize damage and cost of repair to all building equipment. Test fuel systems as well;
  • Respond to clients’ concerns regarding HVAC, electrical, plumbing and general repair issues by solving problems or making recommendations as required to reduce repair costs and ensure a high level of customer service to clients;
  • General maintenance of all site mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems, such as but not limited to chillers, boilers, heat pumps, air conditioners, emergency generators, induction units, VAV systems;
  • Report and log keeping of mechanical systems on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

What your strengths are:

  • Strong communicator, verbal and written
  • A great teammate with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Great problem-solver with practical judgment;
  • Excellent and efficient customer service orientation;
  • Positive and willing to work overtime and respond to emergencies;
  • Works efficiently under pressure.

What you need to succeed:

  • High School Diploma Required;
  • Building technician certificate and / or instrumentation and control certificate;
  • 4th Class Power Engineer License required;
  • Enrolled in SMA or SMT (BOMA) an asset;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in physical plant operations, HVAC and other related equipment preferably in an office building or mixed use environment;
  • Thorough knowledge of general maintenance procedures, current technology, electrical/mechanical systems and blueprint reading & comprehension;
  • Proven mechanical abilities.


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.