Facilities Maintenance Associate

Hudson's Bay - Calgary, AB (16 days ago)

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Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.

Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world. Our leading banners across North America include Hudson's Bay, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH.

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment

What This Position Is All About:
The Facilities Maintenance Associate for a large retail and office facility with numerous retrofits, upgrades and additions. Position reports to the Facility Maintenance Building Manager. Duties will include, troubleshooting, minor repairs, preventative maintenance, and regular inspections assisting with the smooth operations of the overall facility. The Facilities Maintenance Associate shares responsibility for maintaining and servicing work and general facilities care with the rest of the FM team. This role is critical to insuring uninterrupted service of all operations and in maintaining a safe, comfortable working environment for all employees.

Who You Are:
Knowledge of generally accepted facilities management principles and practice
Ability to manage multiple activities/projects simultaneously, work independently and as part of a team in a varied and changing work environment, assess priorities with attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with internal customers, team members, and external contacts
Excellent communication skills in written comments and correspondence to promote respectful and collaborative team environment
Ability to respond to occupants concerns and resolve
Knowledge of traditional building systems and their interrelatedness
The position mostly requires work during day time from Monday to Friday but in some circumstances can be called/scheduled at weekends

You Also Have:
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 2 to 5 years� experience in general maintenance and/or construction/carpentry preferably in a retail environment
Ability to utilize company provided technology assets including computers and smart phones in the performance of work functions. This includes but is not limited to basic productivity software (MS office, Gmail, etc.) and smart phone apps (ServiceChannel, Gmail, browsers, etc.) for communications, work order management, and training. Understanding of applying the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards and practices.
Basic knowledge of building operation, structure, engineering system, architectural features, equipment function, and applicable building codes and regulations.

As the Facilities Maintenance Associate, You Will:
Maintenance/handy-person/carpentry related tasks such as flooring, trim, minor plumbing, patching and painting, minor drywall, cabinet install, minor framing, re-lamping, basic door and hardware etc.
Coordinate and communicate effectively with team members and other departments
Performing interior, exterior building and equipment checks and keeping maintenance records.
Ensure the safety of the buildings, staff and public from fire, flood and other hazards by ensuring that all mandated tests and inspections as assigned are carried out while responding to emergencies; liaising with contractors and trades
Assists in identifying equipment in need of replacement and preventative maintenance work on a proactive basis, to ensure uninterrupted service
Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety Legislation and Standards
Perform assigned functions with a strong commitment to customer service

How Often You May Travel:

Your Life and Career at HBC:
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.