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Facilities Manager 

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Job Description 
Our facilities Manager manages all areas of our properties. This individual must be a strong communicator that leads by example and will have an ability to plan proactively as well as prioritize immediate needs to remove barriers to our operations. 
Reports to: Director of Operations or Board of Directors 

Your Responsibilities: 
Manage the preventive & regular maintenance for all structures, grounds, building systems & equipment. 
Oversees and prepares monthly budgeting, purchasing, scheduling and expenses. 
Review all existing policies and create new policies related to building management. 
Liaise with tradespeople to install, maintain & repair systems including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, water conservation etc. and approve such work upon completion 
 Ability to manage external maintenance repair contracts, including overseeing the tender process, analyze bids, and recommend approval to Management 
Supervise cleaning staff with an active and collaborative style and ensure all expectations are clear through various communications methods—in person, communication boards, email, meetings, etc. 
Ensure that financial, productivity and safety targets are met and managed according to expectations. Provide input and suggestions regarding Building and Grounds improvements. 
Liaise with the various stakeholders and programs to ensure their maintenance needs are met and to ensure proper training and safety standards are maintained. 
Ensure the safety and upkeep of the building grounds, including snow removal and lawn care. 
Ability to perform small-scale repairs. Demonstrated skill and knowledge in the use and maintenance of a range of maintenance and repair tools and equipment. 
The occupational requirement to be in good health and able to meet the physical demands of the job, including manual dexterity, bending, working at high levels and in confined spaces, and lifting to seventy-five (75) pounds 

Your Qualifications 
Post-secondary education in Facilities Management, Power Engineering or related Trades education and training is strongly preferred or a combination of education and 3+ years demonstrated maintenance experience.  
Proven experience of building systems, boiler and cooling tower, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. 
Demonstrated experience managing a property, including maintenance, upkeep, bylaws, and regulations. 
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, both written and oral and strong relationship building, cross-departmental and external collaboration abilities 
Proven ability to organize, lead, influence and motivate a diverse group of employees and volunteers 
Knowledge of the MS Office Suite, facility management software, databases, and reporting systems 
Ability to pass Criminal Record, Adult Abuse Registry, and Child Abuse Registry check 
Valid MB Class 5 driver’s license and clean Driver’s Abstract is required. Access to a reliable vehicle.  
Ability to read and interpret building plans an asset 
Experience with Seasonal transition of HVAC systems an asset

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 

On-site parking 
Health spending account 
Flex hours possible 

8 hour shift 
Monday to Friday 
Weekend availability 
Will be required to work flexible hours during major events.

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