Maintenance Operator

QuadReal - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company.
The company’s $27.4 billion portfolio spans 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. Owned by British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), formerly bcIMC, one of Canada’s largest institutional investors, QuadReal was established to manage its real estate investment portfolio.

QuadReal aims to deliver prudent growth and strong investment returns, and to create and sustain environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

Role Description

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Maintenance Operator, is an intermediate to advanced level building operator responsible for providing operational and technical support as a member of a building operations team. The primary objective of the Maintenance Operator is to ensure that the assigned real estate portfolio or complex of buildings is being managed and maintained in a safe and environmentally responsible manner and to the highest level of operational efficiency. The Maintenance Operator is a union position under Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.


The primary responsibilities of the Maintenance Operator include:

Assisting building supervisor, maintenance mechanics and other building operators with installation and repair of mechanical systems;
Installing, repairing, and maintaining climate control and other mechanical systems within a building or portfolio;
Perform inspections and testing of all operating equipment. Make corrective measures as required to recommended parameters. Maintain accurate and up to date logs;
Overseeing preventative maintenance and unscheduled repairs of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, lighting, electrical, elevating devices, roofing, and life safety systems, etc.;
Identify signs of equipment malfunction and failure and correct same, or report the problem to the Operations Supervisor or Operations Manager, providing a full and detailed report of the issue;
General maintenance including painting, minor drywall repair, sanding, caulking and overall housekeeping;
Assisting with environmental assessments and reporting;
Participating in corporate occupational health and safety program;
Assist with waste, recycling, and hazardous materials and diversion management;
Monitoring and control of computerized control systems (lighting, BAS, Fire);
Ensure optimum operating levels and parameters for the building systems and equipment are met to achieve maximum efficiency without sacrificing tenant comfort;
responding to tenant service requests;
assisting with insurance and risk management inspections, remedial actions, and reporting;
remaining current and up to date with new industry practices, legislative changes, and new technologies;
Will abide by all Policies and Procedures set forth by QuadReal;
other assigned duties;
Be a mentor. And share knowledge, experiences, and skill set;
Provide training and direction to fellow team members;
Assist in training/developing General Maintenance staff;

Technical Qualifications - The Maintenance Operator shall have the following technical qualifications or industry equivalency:

4th Class Power Engineer (or equivalent) or working towards
BES Class 1
plus, a minimum of 5 years’ direct work experience in intermediate position in commercial high rise building operations;
a valid drivers license;
intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office.
Communication & Relationship Skills / Personal Character Traits - Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both oral and written, with all levels within the company; with QuadReal’s customers and contractors. Is a mature and self-motivated team player who is committed to personal growth and ethical integrity.

Time Management / Working Environment - Ability to allocate one’s time effectively and manage tight deadlines; ability to work under pressure and achieve quality results; ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities, adaptable to new ideas and embrace changes; results and detail oriented; work within an environment that is subject to moderate to high levels of stress in emergency or conflict situations; on occasion requires involvement in repairs or maintenance in inclement weather or uncomfortable environmental working conditions; may be required to attend to or provide direction during after hours emergency situations; requires the ability to exert moderate physical effort and must be able to move quickly in emergency situations; is able to thrive within a busy working environment.

Organizational & Leadership Skills – Ensure operations records, files and documentation are maintained in an orderly, accurate and timely fashion; sound administrative and organizational skills.

Decision Making Skills - Ability to resolve problems using facts and sound reasoning; ability to achieve goals using logical and strategic approaches to resolving challenges.

QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following: Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.
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