Building Operator, Level 2
QuadReal Property Group
2 months ago

At QuadReal, we know that our employees are our strongest asset. Guided by a long-term vision for growth, our success moving forward will be driven by the excellence of our people and the strategy behind our approach.

For us, properties are much more than bricks and mortar they are the places where people live, work, shop and play.

QuadReal is a global real estate company owned by the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC), one of Canada’s largest institutional investors with over $123 billion in assets.

Based in Vancouver and established in June 2016 to manage bcIMC’s real estate assets, QuadReal’s managed assets total more than $18 billion and include more than 500 office, industrial, retail and residential properties in Canada and substantial real estate investments outside of Canada.

QuadReal focuses on maximizing returns for bcIMC’s clients, providing exceptional service for our tenants and residents, and demonstrating industry-

leading environmental, social and governance stewardship. We are continuing to build our platform in Canada and expanding into new markets throughout the US, Asia and Europe.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Building Operator, Level 2 is an intermediate level building operator responsible for providing operational and technical support as a member of a building operations team.

The primary objective of the Building Operator, Level 2 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.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • The primary responsibilities of the Building Operator, Level 2 include :
  • assisting building supervisors, maintenance mechanics and building superintendents with installation and repair of mechanical systems;
  • installing, repairing and maintaining climate control and other mechanical systems within a building or portfolio;
  • overseeing preventative maintenance and unscheduled repairs of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, lighting, electrical, elevating devices, roofing and life safety systems;
  • general maintenance including housekeeping such as sweeping, litter pick up, shoveling and pressure washing;
  • assisting with environmental assessments and reporting;
  • participating in corporate occupational health and safety program;
  • assisting with waste, recycling and hazardous materials issues;
  • monitoring of computerized control systems;
  • responding to tenant service requests;
  • provide written feedback to all work orders & further verbal explanation if required
  • 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;
  • other assigned duties.
  • Qualifications

    Technical Qualifications - The Building Operator, Level 2 shall have the following technical qualifications or industry equivalency :

  • 4th Class Power Engineer (or equivalent) or working towards
  • plus a minimum of 3 years direct work experience in junior or 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;
  • 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.

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

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