Building Operator

Triovest Realty Advisors - Saskatoon, SK (12 months ago)

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Reporting to the Property Manager or assigned designate, the successful candidate will fill the full-time position of Building Operator in Saskatoon. The primary responsibilities of this role are the day to day operations of the building maintenance and mechanical systems, as well as maintaining positive relationships with tenants, contractors and sub-contractors.


Respond to tenant service requests in a timely manner.
Perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment, based on the manufacturer’s recommendations and operating manuals.
Have regular meetings with Property Manager and Property Administrator. Keep lines of communication open and frequent.
Work with various mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, fan coils, air handling equipment and building automation systems.
Perform light plumbing work such as cleaning stoppages, replacing fittings, etc.
Coordinate major repairs and capital projects.
Manage third party contractors.
Meet the needs of the company and customers by modifying duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
Deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
Oversee the preventative maintenance contracts and unscheduled repairs of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, lighting, electrical, elevating devices, roofing, waste management, interior/exterior landscaping, and life safety systems.
Monitor/operate building environmental systems to ensure proper operation at all times.
Maintain daily logs and maintenance logs for all equipment.
Oversee contractor(s) to ensure work is performed correctly and as per contract or work order.
Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment and make recommendations.
Respond quickly and efficiently to all tenant and property management requests.
Be available for on-call after-hour emergencies and participate in the on-call rotation for the office, industrial and retail portfolio of properties.
Assist with budget planning.
Help complete capital projects.
Assist with sustainability projects.


We believe success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

A dedication to providing exceptional service, every day.
The ability to adapt to change in a positive way and deliver successful results within a time frame.
Must possess a team-oriented approach to meeting goals and objectives.
A willingness to admit mistakes and easily digest constructive feedback, using it as a learning opportunity.
The ability to adapt to change in a positive way and deliver successful results within a time frame.
Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills; able to cope with changing client needs and deliver successful results within agreed upon time frames; perform well under pressure.
Detail oriented; able to resolve problems using facts and sound reasoning.
Good verbal and written communications skills.
A self-motivated, professional and flexible individual able to work both independently and as part of a team.

To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

Five years’ experience in industrial/commercial building operations.
5th Class Power Engineering certificate.
Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
Proficient in various computer software and systems (i.e. Windows, e-mail, Smart phone, Yardi Payscan etc.).
Familiar with CMMS Software such as Angus Anywhere.
Knowledge of building mechanical/electrical equipment, building automation, HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems, preventative maintenance programs.
Understanding of operations of Fire Panels, Digital & Pneumatic thermostats, Elevator reset procedures, etc.


Triovest is a Canadian commercial real estate advisory firm with over $10 billion of assets under management and $2 billion in active development. We believe that the quality of our people directly impacts the quality of our work, therefore we place a high value on attracting and retaining exceptional individuals. Triovest fosters a hands-on approach to value creation for our clients through innovation and collaboration. Learn more about Triovest by visiting our website.

The successful candidate will be expected to consistently conduct themselves in alignment with Triovest Core Values of:

Own It

Triovest will be recognized as the entrepreneurial leader in institutional real estate driving superior returns by combining local intelligence with deep expertise.

We create sustainable places that enhance communities and enrich relationships.

Accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and/or selection process is available. Triovest is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible environment, where everyone feels valued and respected.