Maintenance Manager

ATCO Frontec - Fort McMurray, AB (30+ days ago)

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Who We Are:
Like our country, ATCO Frontec is built on a Frontier Spirit of being agile, robust, ready to go to the most challenging places and push the boundaries. Do YOU have the Frontier Spirit? If the answer is yes, you should probably work with us.

ATCO Frontec is a market leader providing facilities management, camp services, workforce lodging solutions, operational support services and disaster and emergency management for a diverse range of clients, allowing them to focus on their core business.

We are a service organization, based on good people who get the job done in some of the most challenging places in the world. Our team is constantly pursuing excellence as a standard. We provide the training and supervision required to deliver the best customer service to our clients, and to ensure the highest safety standards.

We value diversity and we're committed to an inclusive, fair and respectful workplace, striving to create a work environment that allows for every employee to reach their full potential.

ATCO Frontec is part of ATCO Ltd. With approximately 6,000 employees and assets of $23 billion, ATCO is a diversified global holding corporation with investments in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management); Energy Infrastructure (electricity generation, transmission, and distribution; natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development; energy storage and industrial water solutions; and electricity and natural gas retail sales); Transportation (ports and transportation logistics); and Commercial Real Estate. More information can be found at

ATCO Frontec is seeking a Maintenance Manager to join our Richardson Lodge project in the Fort McMurray region. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for directing all "hands on" maintenance activities while ensuring safe working practices, hold safety meetings monthly and maximum productivity from the maintenance staff.

This is a term position with an anticipated end date of October 2020.

Where We Work and Live:
The Richardson Lodge is located on the Horizon oilsands in Northern Alberta. It is a 1900 bed workforce housing facility. This position works on a 14/7 rotation. Accommodations and meals are provided while at the project site. Flights from Calgary, AB or Edmonton, AB are also included.

Provide direction to the maintenance staff in the maintenance and repairs to structural, mechanical, utility, and electrical systems including commercial and residential laundry equipment
Coordinate and direct maintenance staff members in the maintenance and repairs of building interiors and exteriors including but not limited to: repairs of finishing, ceilings, flooring and roofing; appliances including stoves, refrigerators, water tanks, recreational electronics, life safety, fire equipment, all kitchen equipment, sports equipment, parking lot, water treatment plant, backup generators, and washing machines
Supervise landscaping and grounds maintenance
Ensure that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
Communicate regularly with all maintenance personnel, both individually and as a group, to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues to the Client.
Assist with hiring of maintenance personnel
Conduct employee performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution of the maintenance technicians
Maintain and update operating and training manuals for the maintenance department
Hold and document all tool box talks for each shift, attend all Monthly Safety Committee meetings
Ensure that all maintenance technicians are trained on the most updated version of the operating procedures
Be available to immediately respond to all critical and/or safety related maintenance concerns
Ensure job specific and safety training of subordinate employees
Train and direct all department workers, ensuring compliance with company and client safety requirements
Ensure staff compliance with all client and ATCO operating policies and procedures
Continually review services with the object of reducing cost and increasing productivity without loss of standard
Coordinate staffing, scheduling, and rotations to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained
Monitor the use of inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiate reordering when necessary
Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards
Assists in preparing department budget and monitors expenditure of funds in budget
Other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have a bachelors degree in a related area such as engineering or management, or a red seal certification in a trade.
5 or more years experience in a maintenance management role
Experience working in a camp environment would be an asset
5 or more years experience in a supervisory role
Experience working with a unionized workforce would be considered an asset

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance Check.

This position has been identified as safety sensitive and will require completion of a pre-employment alcohol & drug test.

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