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Manager, Facilities Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Engineering ; Electrical Engineering, Engineering ; Mechanical Engineering, Engineering ; Other Engineering Jobs
Job Industry: Government and Public Sector
Job Career Level: Experienced , Management
Year(s) of Experience: 8
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2013
POSITION ID: 1180-001                                         CALL NO. 13-011 (Non-Union)

This job profile reflects the general details considered necessary to perform the principle functions and shall not be construed as an interpretation of all work requirements inherent in the job. Applicants are required to demonstrate in their applications and in the interview process that their qualifications for the positions match those specified. Applicants may be required to undergo a skills assessment and/or testing.

Job Designation:          Manager, Facilities Operations

                 Facilities and Construction Management (FCM)
Salary Range:               $101,660 - $122,041

Pay Grade:                    8
Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Facilities and Construction Management, the Manager Facilities Operations is directly responsible for the daily facilities operations of numerous town facilities including Town Hall, Oakville Public Library branches (OPL), Oakville Transit facilities, Central Operations and the North Operations Depot. Direct responsibilities include the operation, maintenance and preventative maintenance programs for these facilities including building plant, HVAC systems, fire safety plans, emergency plans, risk management, security, bomb threats, and leased areas. The manager is also responsible for meeting room bookings, town hall cafeteria, building cleaners, shipping and receiving operations and corporate storage. The position is also responsible for oversight of the preventative maintenance program for all town facilities, and for the development and implementation of all policies, standards and guidelines for building operations in all town facilities.

This position:
• Plans, directs and supervises tasks associated with day to day operations at multiple town facilities; manages Facilities Operations supervisors, building operators, security staff and contracted staff.
• Plans, directs and manages the preventative maintenance program for over 800,00 square feet of building area; portfolio currently includes Town Hall, transit facilities, libraries, North Operations depot, Central Operations and various other buildings.
• Using project management techniques to ensure completion within established time frames, project design (scope) and budget, this position manages the capital replacement program for Town Hall as well as the work of FCM facilities supervisors for planned capital replacements. 
• Develops building operations procedures, practices, standards and guidelines with respect to building systems for all town facilities. Provides technical expertise to departments, management, customers and suppliers including cross-departmental and other teams with respect to facilities operations.
• Oversees the JD Edwards asset management work order program and is responsible for quality management (data integrity) with respect to all work orders for all town facilities that are related to the preventative maintenance program and the capital replacement program.
• Develops operational and capital budgets for the Facilities Operations division. Allocates financial resources efficiently to deliver services and maintain expenditures and investigates and explains budget variances.
• Responsible for town wide security operations as well as security standards and procedures.


• Completion of a college or university program in electrical or mechanical engineering or in another discipline related to building maintenance, or an equivalent combination of relevant technical training and experience;
• A minimum of 8 years of progressive facilities operations management experience is essential;
• Extensive experience using and managing preventative maintenance software and asset management databases and managing and analyzing data from a computerized work order system;
• Training and experience in project management of building construction projects, including risk management;
• Extensive knowledge of building sciences, including structural, mechanical, electrical and architectural systems;
• Proven oral and written communication skills at a strategic level;
• Knowledge of and experience managing:
• Building automation systems;
• Barrier free design,  AODA and associated legislation;
• Building condition assessments;
• Fire prevention and fire safety systems;
• Security and CCTV systems;
• Occupational health and safety, including ergonomics; 
• Asbestos and hazardous materials management;
• Energy management;
• Budget management and capital forecasting;
• Ontario Building Code and Ontario Fire Code.

Applications will be accepted on-line at in the current opportunities section no later than midnight on Wednesday February 27, 2013.

February 12, 2013

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful candidates will abide by Ontario Health & Safety Legislation and follow Corporate Health & Safety Policies.

The Town of Oakville is an equal opportunity employer

Personal information collected from applications and resumes is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about this collection of information should be directed to Human Resource Services, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, Ontario L6H 0H3.