Why join us?
Are you looking to join an innovative, global real estate company who builds communities and connects people to exceptional places? If so, we would love to tell you our story.
At Oxford, our culture is truly one of a kind. Across business lines and around the world, we embrace the complex and tackle opportunities with speed and agility. We are ambitious and humble, forward looking and service-focused. We get stuff done, and have fun doing it! We take great pride in contributing to the communities where we live. We believe that what is good for the environment is good for business. Together we deliver exceptional experiences to our over 2 million daily customers.
As the Building Operator at Upper Canada Mall, you will assist with Building Services contracts for electrical, HVAC, plumbing, lighting, controls, elevators/escalators and fire protection systems through an effectively planned preventative maintenance program, energy management program and regular daily site inspections. You have strong fundamentals in Operating & Information technology and technical systems architecture.
In this role, you will assist the Operations Manager in developing and carrying out Capital projects and provide support with preparing the annual Operational budget. You will liase with Head office to carry out Tenant Coordination of construction and buildout.
To ensure success in this role, you will be able to balance preventative work requests and tasks, work with complex Electrical/Mechanical System Operations, meet tight deadlines, and work in a large, fast-paced environment. Upper Canada Mall has over 1 million square feet of building space with extensive grounds and parking areas.
You will be a crucial member of an engaged, high-reaching team—part of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth. We take great pride in leading the industry by earning respect through every interaction, every day. We go above and beyond to protect and grow relationships by anticipating needs, being honest and considerate and valuing internal and external customers as genuine partners.
As a Building Operator, you will be responsible for:
Effectively maintaining day to day operations for electrical, HVAC, plumbing, lighting, controls, elevator/escalator and fire alarm systems
Answering Tenant Calls and prioritizing work requests to assign to staff
Maintaining a preventative maintenance program through the Angus system emphasizing energy efficiency, equipment life cycle, and regulatory/environmental guidelines
Performing Site inspections, equipment inspections, and instituting recommendations and corrective actions
Monitoring building operating and information technologies systems
Assisting the Operations Manager in the development and deployment of energy management initiatives and capital projects
Assisting Head Office with Tenant Coordination for site tenant construction inspections, coordinating mall work with tenant contractors (Fire Protection systems, roof work, after hour/hot work permits), maintaining tenant contractor construction documentation, and reviewing and approving Mechanical & Electrical Drawings.
Assisting with both Internal and External customer requests as required (marketing, Administration office, leasing, etc.)
Performing Landscaping requirements for both interior and exterior aspects of the property
Other duties as assigned
To succeed in this role, you have:
A minimum 3-5 years of work-related experience
Post-secondary education in Mechanical, Building or Electrical Sciences
Automation & Networks Fundamentals
BES 1 & 2
Educational background in Construction Project Management, Facility Management, Fire Protection Systems or a RPA Designation are preferred
The ability to thrive in organizations that constantly evolve and adapt. Continuous learning and improvement is the culture of the team
The ability to embrace collaborative sharing of knowledge within a teamwork environment
A drive to achieve results and continuously strive to deliver the highest performance through creative thinking
Oxford Properties Group (“Oxford”) is a leading global real estate investor, asset manager and business builder. It builds, buys and grows defined real estate operating business with world-class management teams. Established in 1960, Oxford and its portfolio companies manage approximately C$70 billion of assets across four continents on behalf of their investment partners. Oxford’s owned portfolio encompasses office, logistics, retail, multifamily residential, life sciences and hotels; it spans more than 150 million square feet in global gateway cities and high-growth hubs. A thematic investor with a committed source of capital, Oxford invests in properties, portfolios, development sites, debt, securities and real estate businesses across the risk-reward spectrum. Together with its portfolio companies, Oxford is one of the world’s most active developers with over 100 projects currently underway globally across all major asset classes. Oxford is owned by OMERS, the Canadian defined benefit pension plan for Ontario's municipal employees.
For more information on Oxford, visit www.oxfordproperties.com
OMERS is committed to having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we live and work. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At OMERS inclusion and diversity means belonging. How we create a sense of belonging is through our employees and our vast network of Employee Resource Groups. Whether you are passionate about gender, pride, or visible minorities, we have groups that are focused on making a difference in all of our lives.
At OMERS and Oxford the office or worksite is our primary place of work. We are committed to providing work environments which promote the health, safety and well-being of all employees in accordance with public health regulation and guidance. Accordingly, employees are required to provide evidence of full vaccination or have an approved exemption.