Senior Building Operator - 6 Month Contract - Ottawa (333 Laurier Avenue)

EMPLOYER: Morguard Investments Limited


Morguard is looking for a Senior Building Operator to join our team on a contract basis for 6 months!


The Senior Building Operator is accountable to Supervisor, Operations for performing and overseeing daily routine preventative and ad-hoc maintenance and client service activities pertaining to an assigned building in a timely and cost-efficient manner to ensure uninterrupted performance of all building systems and programs.




  1. Building Maintenance
    Performs and oversees routine, preventative and ad-hoc maintenance and schedule programming of all building and site equipment (incl. fire, life, safety and emergency systems, HVAC, energy, security and video surveillance systems and ground-keeping equipment) and structural components of the building to ensure the property adheres to the company standard policies & procedures; serves as an on-site point of contact for government and industry authorities conducting inspections and reviews of the property.
  3. Operating Expenses
    Raises and processes Purchase Orders and payments against third-party invoices pertaining to building maintenance; ensures operating expenses are incurred in accordance with the approved budget by maintaining cost-effective operations.
  5. Life, Safety and Emergency Systems
    Ensures all building life, safety and emergency systems are maintained: including the routine fire alarm tests and fire warden meetings and compliance with all Health and Safety, Risk Management and environmental policies and procedures as they relate to the property; responsible for log keeping related to building general as well as life and safety systems.
  7. Tenant Services
    Performs and oversees tenant repairs and service requests to ensure that such services are provided in timely manner to full tenants’ satisfaction and ensuring that company policies & procedures are adhered to.
  9. Construction Projects
    Supervises contractors working on-site; assists with various construction projects, coordinates receipts of quotes from various third-party service providers, if required.
  11. General Maintenance
    Supervises cleaning activities, where required. At some properties, may assist with maintenance of vacant space.
  13. Oversight of Site Staff
    Is responsible for daily scheduling and on-the-job training of maintenance staff.

Any other job related duties and/or projects that may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements


Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education

  • 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in building operations or related trades
  • Working knowledge of Blackberry, computerized systems and operations specific software.

Core Competencies

  • Excellent technical trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
  • Client service skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to develop staff and deliver effective on-the-job training
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Additional Requirements

  • Prior exposure to Business Automation/Energy management Systems and other operating systems of a property is an asset
  • Solid knowledge of WHMIS requirements is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s License is an asset
  • Prior supervisory experience is an asset.


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START DATE: 10/01/2021

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