Black & McDonald is currently seeking a Building Operator to join our Facilities Management & Operations team in Vancouver! 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 position is located in Vancouver BC and will report directly to the Project Manager.

The Building Operator will be responsible for performing facility inspections to ensure safe operation of the buildings and grounds. They will perform preventative and corrective maintenance tasks in accordance with Provincial Health and Safety regulations and Black & McDonald best practices.The Building Operator will be responsible for multiple sites in the Lower Mainland area.

  • Assist the Project Manager to develop cost estimates for required repairs and minor works projects
  • Provide access and operational support to subcontractors performing work on our behalf, verify that required work is completed and report any deficiencies with proposed remedial actions
  • Monitor Building Automation System
  • Schedule and co-ordinate work activities with other subcontractors
  • Perform mechanical rounds and log readings
  • Respond to tenant requests
  • Perform duties such as cleaning, painting, snow removal, HVAC adjustments, filter maintenance, minor plumbing maintenance and general building repair
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with the client, fellow employees and the general public who visit the facilities
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Prepare site inspection reports
  • Request materials and supplies
  • Maintain a safe, respectful work environment and report unsafe conditions


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Values and Respects Others


  • High School completion would be an asset


  • Knowledge and experience in building automated systems and HVAC systems
  • 2-5 years years of experience in building operations
  • Previous experience working in facilities would be preferred


  • Available for on call standby duties and emergency out of hours call outs on a rotational basis
  • Clean Class 5 BC Driver’s License and abstract
  • Able to travel to various sites in the Lower Mainland
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customers
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook

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.