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Building Operations – Building Operator

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Reports to: Operations Supervisor

Canderel seeks a Building Operator to support our team by providing prompt, professional and courteous service. Responding to the tenants and demonstrating a ‘pride of ownership’ approach to a large commercial office portfolio located in Downtown Edmonton. The Building Operator is responsible for tasks associated with the day to day operation of the commercial office towers.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate and maintain heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including boilers, chillers, and related equipment.
  • Respond to tenant calls/requests in a timely manner and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Conduct visual inspections of building exterior and interior.
  • Perform meter readings, vacant space checks, mechanical logs, etc.
  • Keep diligent tracking and organize stock supplies to maximize productivity and cost savings.
  • Perform adjustments and minor repairs on doors, flushometers, lights, ceiling tiles, etc.
  • Contact contractors and procure quotes for required work.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance work on equipment, devices, and furnishings. Record work done in a logbook and keep accurate records.
  • Process e-mail, maintenance requisitions, supply orders and the BAS energy management system (i.e., scheduling HVAC systems).
  • Assist with inspections related to fire systems, boilers/chillers, generator, building inspections, etc.
  • Perform pump and generator tests required by code.
  • Practice all safety and emergency procedures.
  • Communicate any building or site deficiencies to the Operations Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Participate in education, and training courses provided by Canderel.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • A minimum of an active 5th Class ABSA Power Engineering Certification
  • 1-3 years of experience in building maintenance, preferably of large commercial buildings.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and customer service skills, combined with effective problem solving, decision making, organizing, and planning skills.
  • Ability to work as both a team player and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Be detail-oriented and have strong time management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects and competing priorities.

Canderel is an equal opportunity employer. We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce drives innovation and makes our company stronger. We are committed to fostering a safe and positive environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants to join our team as we continue to grow and build a strong and varied workforce reflective of today’s diverse world. Should you need accommodation during the application process, please contact Shawna Brothers, Manager, Talent Acquisition, National

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