ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Southern Ontario FMO team is growing! If you are an analytical and organized professional searching for the opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Facility Manager is located in Toronto, ON and typically reports directly to the Division Manager.

The Facility Manager will support our commercial and institutional portfolio located in Toronto, Ontario. The Facility Manager is responsible for managing and maintaining either single or multiple client facilities, including managing building staff and vendors, coordinating space renovations, and client relationships. Additionally, the Facility Manager will ensure profitability through effective planning, management, and development of effective controls and procedures.

The Facility Manager will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the total overall operation of the facilities in the areas of safety, productivity, and efficiency to the standards of the contract and to the satisfaction of our customers
  • Develop and maintain an expandable comprehensive maintenance program, which will include training maintenance personnel and establishing an innovative Preventive Maintenance Program
  • Effectively manage employee performance utilizing appropriate processes including establishing objectives, coaching, mentoring, and corrective disciplinary action
  • Responsible for solving problems and/or conflicts in a professional manner while maintaining open and timely communication with the customer
  • Interface with internal and external customers ensuring effective communications regarding status and priority of work
  • Develop and implement shift schedules while managing labour resources to ensure that the appropriate staffing levels are maintained
  • Manage and coordinate all utility building activities (such as boilers, emergency generators, chillers, electrical units, etc.)
  • Prepare proposals for additions, deletions, and changes to the contract scope as requested by the customer
  • Tracks, analyzes, and trends project costs; provides accurate invoicing and budgets based on the contract type, terms, and conditions
  • Responsible for the development and management of operational and capital projects
  • Plan and prepare project schedules, milestones, and budgets while monitoring progress against established schedules
  • Establish and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with vendors and other third parties to understand challenges and opportunities, ensure timely exchange of information, and ensure budgetary and service level requirements are met or exceeded
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts, renewals, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with clients, architects, consultants, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Adherence to and implementation of health, safety, quality control, and environmental policies and programs
  • Inventory and order equipment, materials, and supplies for the maintenance department
  • Review and approve all expenditures for materials, equipment, tools, supplies, and subcontractors
  • Must be able to respond to facility emergencies after hours
  • Travel within the GTA is required
  • Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Maximizes Business Performance and Team Effectiveness

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Post-secondary education in a related field

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years’ experience in building maintenance or related trade preferred
  • Must have strong knowledge of building electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and building structural systems
  • Experience in maintaining and managing all building services utilizing contractors and in-house staff
  • Experience with commercial/institutional buildings, project management, and hydro/water/HVAC is an asset
  • Experience implementing process and procedural improvements
  • Knowledge of local and national electrical codes, National Building Code, and National Fire Code is required
  • P3 project experience is an asset
  • Multiple years of experience in a health care setting is an asset

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving abilities
  • Proven track record supervising multiple teams
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to shift priorities on an ad hoc basis, and flexibility with working hours
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be assertive while maintaining diplomacy and political awareness
  • Ability to anticipate customer’s needs and to proactively implement solutions
  • Ability to motivate, lead, and facilitate a cross-functional work team to achieve objectives
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s licence
  • All candidates must be able to pass a police reference check for vulnerable persons