Building Operations Manager
Job Description

Employment :Permanent

# of Openings :1

Classification :Chief|Operations|Specialist|Property Industry:Property|Property|Specialist|Property

Talentcor Professional is recruiting for an Operations Manager for one of our amazing clients. This position will be responsible for managing the efficient day-to-day operations and maintenance of a shopping centre and plaza in Coquitlam, BC.

  • Provide guidance, manage and inspect all building and site operations in the areas of facilities and equipment maintenance (incl. all mechanical, electrical, power, plumbing, security and other auxiliary equipment), HVAC, fire and life safety, emergency procedures, ground-keeping and security to ensure the property adheres to the existing building & fire codes as well as existing company policies & procedures
  • Negotiate, prepare, approve and control third-party service contracts for preventative and emergency facilities and equipment maintenance, security and ground-keeping to ensure that the property is timely maintained and secured in accordance with landlord’s specifications
  • Develop and implement various policies & procedures, perform design reviews and approvals, coordinate contractors, supervise and inspect construction sites, prepare progress reports and closely works with other business units to ensure that all facility upgrade/retrofit as well as capital projects, new construction, environmental projects and landlord base building & tenant leasehold improvement work are performed on time and within approved budget
  • As a member of the senior property management team, participate in policy definition, goal setting, facility planning, program implementation & maintenance, environmental compliance and associated “green” initiatives as well as operations budgeting and forecasting to ensure the overall asset management goals, approved budget and objectives for the property are met
  • Monitor, analyse and report on various operations metrics (maintenance, insurance claims, equipment utilizations, utilities usage, project data, security reports etc.) and suggest continuous improvements to ensure that all facilities and site equipment and systems are utilized and maintained in the most cost-effective manner; stay current on best practices in the industry pertaining to building operations, core building systems and energy management and ensure that the best practices are continuously reviewed for compatibility and match with the managed portfolio of properties to achieve operational efficiencies
  • Build trust and maintain a positive and value-adding relationship with tenants, visitors, government authorities, businesses, contractors, other business units, customers, investors etc..
  • Responsible for hiring, on-the-job training and managing maintenance and engineering personnel


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience at regional or multi-regional retail centre
  • Previous experience with large-scale central plant HVAC system
  • Previous experience with operating budgets and re-forecasting processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Certification in one of the core building operations systems (e.g. HVAC, Boiler etc.) is an asset
Do you have what it takes to be part of our clients’ dynamic team that continues to push the boundaries in their field?

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Please include 'Operations Manager' in the subject line when submitting your resume to Allison Taylor. 


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About Talentcor

Talentcor provides recruitment services for Administrative Professionals, Light Industrial, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Legal, Skilled Trades and Procurement positions across all industries in Canada. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Talentcor is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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