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Building Operator

Dec 11, 2017
Nov 28, 2017
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre hosts conventions, tradeshows and meetings for national, international and local groups. We are currently looking to fill a full time position of Building Operator.

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, this position is involved in the operation and maintenance of the utility plants and buildings and providing excellent customer service to clients, guests and staff in a timely and professional manner.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform functional checks on mechanical, electrical and HVAC system;
  • Perform equipment checks and make adjustments where required to maintain parameters;
  • Maintain and operate the building automation system;
  • Conduct water analysis and chemical treatment of open and closed systems;
  • Perform lighting, door and washroom checks and repairs,
  • Take monthly inventory of chemical and lighting stock and order stock to replenish supply;
  • Perform water meter checks and backup humidity and power meter consumption files;
  • Perform preventative maintenance and breakdown maintenance of equipment including complete teardown and inspection of all boilers, fan units, unit heaters and alarm systems;
  • Assist contractors as required, ensuring that standards, and policies and procedures are met;
  • Perform general housekeeping and maintenance of engineering and mechanical areas;
  • Assist the Electrician with repairs to the electrical system and with tradeshow booth setup involving delivery and setup of electrical cords and panels, removing and ensuring proper storage of same, and installing and disconnecting water and compressed air services;
  • Maintain the sprinkler systems and fire alarm monitoring system;
  • Repair and maintain commercial kitchen equipment;
  • Perform shut-down of utilities and emergency equipment services;
  • Make arrangements for elevator and escalator repairs and maintenance;
  • Perform drain treatments in washrooms; and
  • Respond to service calls in a timely and professional manner and assist other departments as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Assets

  • Must possess a valid Province of Alberta Power Engineer 4th Class Certificate of Competency or higher;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Building Operator;
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation of building management systems;
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical systems, including pumps, motors, boilers, chillers, cooling towers and air handling equipment;Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal and problem solving skills and a mechanical aptitude;
  • Experience with the Powers 600 System would be a definite asset;
  • Customer service focused with the ability to work and perform independently and in a team oriented environment;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Knowledge, experience and certification of fork and scissor life operations would be a definite asset;
  • Physically fit to have the ability to lift heavy weight and be comfortable working with heights; 
  • Availability to work shift work, weekends and holidays and perform on-call services on a rotating basis;
  • Must pass a police security check for employment.

The Convention Centre offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program. Individuals interested in applying for this position can submit a resume and cover letter to