Operations Manager
GWL Realty Advisors Inc
Edmonton, AB
27d ago

At GWL Realty Advisors, we recognize that our success as a business depends on the success of our people. This is why we are focused on integrating a values-

based culture throughout our company, where people feel supported and empowered to succeed.

Since 1993 we have steadily increased our workforce through internal promotions and hiring new staff.

As an employer of choice in the commercial real estate market, we recruit and retain the most talented people and then develop their skills to make sure they are well positioned to achieve their long-

term career objectives and to grow within the company.

We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Is that you?

We are hiring an Operations Manager to oversee our Edmonton region. This is a great opportunity to oversee a team of building operators and ensure that our properties are continuously operated according to GWL realty’s high building standards.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is passionate about technical operations but also enjoys developing and mentoring people.

We will count on you to ensure that our properties are maintained in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and to the highest level of operational efficiency.

You will have the opportunity to manage contractors and work on exciting capital projects that will help increase the value of our properties.

Outside of having expert level technical skills you should also have a friendly, collaborative and strong focus on customer service.

We are passionate about the services we offer to our tenants and anyone who steps into our properties, so will count on you to be a strong reflection of our customer service values.

Additional responsibilities will include :

  • Manage building service agreements and relationships, while ensuring that service providers (eg. Elevators, Security, Janitorial, Parking, Security, Landscaping, etc.
  • are abiding by company guidelines & policies

  • Management of waste, recycling and hazardous materials;
  • Manage tenant service inquiries and tenant improvement construction management;
  • Perform maintenance of security systems, cameras, access control, CCTV and network infrastructures and associated software (mostly for one Building)
  • Manage national security initiatives such as. WPS, RiskCheck, EEMP, BCP, MIR3, Perspective etc.
  • Conduct insurance and risk management inspections, remedial actions and reporting;
  • Prepare annual operations and capital project budgeting;
  • Liaise with regulatory or civic authorities having jurisdiction;
  • Remain current and up to date with new industry practices, legislative changes and new technologies;
  • Flexible and willing to manage ad hoc tasks
  • Requirements :

  • Minimum 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate (4th Class Power Engineer preferred)
  • a Technical Certificate ( C.Tech. or A.ScT.) or Journeyman Trades Person (Electrician, Plumber or Refrigeration) is an asset but not a requirement
  • BOMI SMA , SMT, FMA , RPA is an asset
  • 5 years plus of direct work experience holding a senior position in commercial high rise building operations;
  • A valid Alberta drivers’ license;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for the industry and willingness to go above & beyond
  • An efficient and calm problem solver even in the most complex situations
  • Previous people management experience with a proven track record in developing and growing teams
  • Why work for us?

  • We offer competitive compensation and a fantastic benefits program to meet your individual and family needs.
  • We invest in employee development through superior professional development and training and access to financial support through an annual tuition reimbursement plan.
  • We are proud to promote a culture of work-life balance and employee wellness offering support for employees in the areas of personal fitness, mental health, employee and family assistance.
  • We are actively involved in the communities where we live and work.
  • Are you ready to grow your future with us?

    Learn more about our team of professionals, and the exciting new opportunities available with GWL Realty Advisors by reviewing our job openings below. Apply today!

    We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws.

    We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know

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    This is a full time position

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