Building Operator

Triovest Realty Advisors - Edmonton, AB (10 months ago)

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Reporting to the Senior Building Operator, the successful candidate will fill the position of Building Operator located at ATB Place in Edmonton. The primary responsibilities of this role is to oversee the day to day operations of the building maintenance as well as mechanical systems and maintain 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 Chief Engineers, Operations Supervisors and Operation Manager. Keep communication lines 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 and be available for on-call rotation and after-hour emergencies.

Assist with budget planning.

Help complete capital projects.

Assist with sustainability projects.

Fully understand health and safety requirements, monitor contractors activities and participate in the Riskcheck program as directed.

Participate in the on-call rotation.


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.
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 perform with exceptional integrity, always striving to do the right thing and help to create an environment built on trust, honesty and respect.
Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills; able to cope with changing client needs and deliver successful results within agreed upon time frames.
Ability to 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:

Three to five (3-5) years’ experience in commercial building operations.
Minimum 4th Class Power Engineering certificate.
Proficient in various computer software and systems (i.e. Windows, e-mail, Smart phone etc.).
Familiar with CMMS Soft where 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.
Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.


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.