Black & McDonald’s Manitoba team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Building Operator position will be working with our FMO Division at the Canada Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) located in Winnipeg. The primary responsibility of the Building Operator is to perform routine inspections, testing, maintenance and repairs to the building. The Building Operator will also be responsible for responding to work order generated by our client and internal requests in a safe and efficient manner. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance and repairs to building mechanical systems i.e. pumps, valves etc.
  • Perform routine inspections and tests on building Life Support System i.e. Fire Protection system, Medical Air/Gas and Emergency Generators etc.
  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance and repairs to HVAC systems and related equipment i.e. air handling units, filters, and cooling towers
  • Maintain comfort levels to building environment through the computerized building automation system
  • Perform shift tours, record and log equipment status, temperatures and pressures
  • Start up/shut down major building equipment i.e. chillers, pumps, cooling towers
  • Carryout water treatment duties on heating and cooling loops
  • Monitor plumbing and general building maintenance duties i.e. replace washers, faucets, sinks, clear toilets and drains, sump pits and replace burnt fluorescent tubes and incandescent lamps
  • Perform all types of general building maintenance and repairs as required


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration


  • Successful completion of the Power Engineer Certification Course (5th Class Designation)
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of complex building systems and equipment


  • Previous experience in Plant Operation and General Maintenance
  • Previous experience with BAS and HVAC systems
  • Previous experience performing duties consistent with those of an HVAC Technician


  • Excellent trouble shooting and interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to read blue prints and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Bending and lifting required – under 30kgs
  • Must be able to work on ladders or scaffolding at various heights
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required with the ability to follow instructions both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customers
  • Clear and courteous two-way radio and/or telephone etiquette
  • A team player committed to working in a quality environment
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Able to obtain site required Security Clearance

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.