Back to Job List

Building Operator II

Department Maintenance Date Posted 12/19/2017

Position Type Full Time Reference No. 2017-6556

Job Grade C LocationCF Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB, CAN

Build your future with Cadillac Fairview!

At Cadillac Fairview, 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.  Cadillac Fairview is where you can make a difference, and where it all comes together. 
Role Summary:
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.
You will:

  • Perform minor 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 in order 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 in order 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 in order to minimize damage and cost of repair to all building equipment and assist the supervisor with maintenance and capital budgeting.  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 in order to reduce repair costs and ensure a high level of customer service to clients;
  • Update Maximo systems by entering data collected from preventive maintenance logs;
  • Coordinate repairs and service to the HVAC and central plant with vendors as required;
  • 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.


    You have:

    • High School Diploma required;
    • Registered 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate Required;
    • 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;
    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Good interpersonal skills;
    • Good mechanical abilities;
    • Good analytical and research skills;
    • Good problem-solving skills;
    • Strong client-service orientation along with a high sense of urgency;
    • Practical judgment and decisive manner;
    • Positive attitude and willingness to work overtime and respond to emergencies;
    • Good ability to work efficiently under pressure.


    Are you up for the challenge?  At CF, we believe our people are core to our success.  Join our award-winning team, where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected!


    Accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and/or selection process is available.


    Additional Qualifications


    • Certificates & Designations, Engineering Technician / Technologist
    • Community College, HVAC & Other Trades is required


    • Committed to Customers, Customer Service
    • Demonstrates Functional Expertise
      • Electrical
      • HVAC
      • Mechanical
    If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited is an equal opportunity employer.