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Building Operator

Etobicoke  |  Full-time (Union)  |  Property and Facilities
Building Operator
Full-time (Union)
Facility Services
The Building Operator will be responsible for providing maintenance and operations services for Woodbine. Reporting to the Manager of Infrastructure, the Building Operator will ensure that assigned systems are maintained safely and to the highest level of operational efficiency.

Pay: $32/hour


  • Respond to on demand service requests as required while ensuring completed work meets quality and response requirements
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance according to computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to ensure uninterrupted operations and asset integrity is maintained
  • Receive, track, monitor and report status of maintenance and repair work
  • Attend and analyses breakdowns
  • Make necessary repairs, or advise management of breakdown and type of contractor required
  • Assist contractors with access/setup
  • Works with Building Automation System as required and adjusts set points and schedules. Utilizes BAS for troubleshooting and problem-solving equipment troubles
  • Performs daily inspections and update log sheets of all pertinent mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Performs periodic testing and inspection of fire pump and generator.
  • Performs daily blowdowns and water test on low pressure steam boiler. Maintain salt levels for water softeners
  • Attends emergencies such as floods, loss of power and fire alarms
  • Maintain inventories of spare parts
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and legislated policies, procedures, practices, and guidelines related to environmental, health and safety, and fire protection.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 4th class stationary engineer certificate, or Refrigeration B operator certificate
  • Experience in retail or commercial building operations and maintenance
  • Knowledge of building operations systems including building automation, electrical and plumbing systems, HVAC, Fire Alarm and Life Safety
  • Knowledge of Environment, Health and Safety regulations and procedures, including national and industry codes such as WHMIS
  • Adept at working independently while being a strong team player
  • Service oriented with the ability to problem solve and offer solutions
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with tenants, external contractors, internal teams, and others
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail and time management skills to coordinate multiple, competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and experience with Building Management systems
  • You are willing to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Shifts: Days/Evening/Weekends, and Statutory Holidays; 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Shifts are not rotational.


  • Power tools
  • Safety Boot up to $125 and $200 annual tool allowance for hand tools
  • Company cell phone
  • Work uniform