Black & McDonald’s Facilities Management & Operations team in BC is growing! If you are a hands-on, customer service-oriented, and technically-inclined professional searching for the opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Building Operator is located at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, BC and reports directly to the Facility Manager.

Under specific direction, the Building Operator responds to tenant requests, performs preventive maintenance inspections, and minor repairs, to ensure continuing operation. This position involves working a rotating 12 hour shift schedule (two days on, two nights on, four days off). The Building Operator will fulfill day to day tasks in a timely manner ensuring that the building operates safely and efficiently. The position also requires compliance with Black & McDonald codes of conduct, health, safety and environmental policies and safe work practices along with any client specific protocol.

  • Respond to tenant requests.
  • Perform shift tours and log readings
  • Perform preventative maintenance, cleaning, painting
  • Perform minor repairs including: faucets, sinks, clear toilets and drains, cleaning grease traps and sumps, replace lamps, reset breakers
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all shops and mechanical rooms
  • Complete maintenance records and work orders
  • Observe and implement safety regulations and practices
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others


  • 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate required


  • Building operations experience preferred
  • Experience with Metasys and/or Siemens BMS is preferred


  • Must be able to speak, read & write in English
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Follow instructions both written and verbal
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customer
  • Accomplish all duties and tasks as assigned
  • Maintain clear and courteous two way radio and/or phone etiquette
  • A team player, committed to working in a quality environment
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards
  • Bending and Lifting Required; Lifting under 30 kgs
  • Must be able to work on ladder or scaffold at various heights
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must be able to work a rotating 12 hour shift in a union environment
  • Must be able to pass RCMP Criminal Record Check

Due to the mandatory vaccination requirements at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, to ensure compliance with our clients’ mandates, the successful candidate will be required to validate full vaccination prior to hire.

We welcome and encourage applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.