We are looking for a Building Operator for an office building located within Glenlyon Business Park in Burnaby by Marine Way and Boundary Road. Reporting directly to the Senior Property Manager, the Building Operator position is responsible for providing on-site operation, administration and maintenance services to the building. If you are positive and hardworking, we want to hear from you!


  • Mondays-Fridays: 9:00AM-5:00PM


  • Ensuring the building meets all applicable regulatory requirements, all on a cost effective basis
  • Completing equipment and facilities systems preventive maintenance schedules
  • Monitoring controls systems; maintaining chillers, cooling towers, chemical treatments, controls, water and waste systems, boilers, refrigerators, compressors, alarms, responding to alarms
  • Coordinating carpentry, painting, cleaning, decorating, landscaping, and renovations
  • Installing, repairing, and servicing heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) equipment; completing preventive maintenance schedules; restoring and repairing faulty or inoperative HVAC systems and associated equipment; recommending changes and new HVAC installations
  • Performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on all equipment based on manufacturers recommendations
  • Assisting with monthly reports
  • Obtaining quotes from contractors and following through with repairs
  • Working with various types of mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, boilers, chiller, air handling equipment and any building automation systems
  • Troubleshooting and performing minor repairs to prevent equipment or system failures
  • Coordinating major repairs to the building and equipment
  • Performing minor plumbing, electrical, drywall, patching & painting and other hands-on tasks
  • Responding to tenant service requests in a timely manner and ensuring any follow up if necessary is completed
  • Conducting inspections and submitting recommendations for building mechanical and electrical systems and associated equipment to ensure a safe, efficient and comfortable environment
  • Prioritizing maintenance requests to deliver exemplary customer service to internal and external customers
  • Maintaining the exterior image of the building by picking up litter, removing ice and snow from walkways and parking lot, and being proactive in noticing repairs needed including painting
  • Provide coverage at other commercial buildings when needed


  • Completion of high school diploma
  • 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate is an asset
  • Basic knowledge of Building HVAC, plumbing, security system and electrical systems preferred
  • Awareness of Occupational Health, Building and Fire Codes and a working knowledge of safe work practices
  • 3+ years’ experience performing hands-on repair and maintenance of mechanical systems in a similar role
  • Ability to build a positive and professional relationship with tenants, contractors and co-workers
  • Basic knowledge of using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong time management and project management skills by being proactive, results-oriented and resourceful
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to respond to emergency after hours service calls as and when required

Start challenging yourself today in an environment that embraces diversity and rewards innovation with competitive pay and great benefits. To apply for this opportunity, send your resume and cover letter to Please note only Microsoft Word documents or PDF's will be accepted.

While we thank all candidates for their interest in joining our team, we will contact only those short-listed for an interview.