Facilities Supervisor

College Markham Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

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Title Facilities Supervisor
Job ID 18A-1009
Campus/Site Markham campus
Job Classification Administrative
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Supervisor Markham Campus will ensure continuity at Markham Campus in the areas of building operations and maintenance, building leases, utility services and maintenance service contracts.
The Facilities Supervisor is responsible for the management of all maintenance personnel, ensures that consistent and effective maintenance programs, policies and procedures are in place to reduce the College’s exposure to risk, responding to internal and external information requests and the leadership, direction and development of staff.
This position will work closely with the Facilities Management Projects team on the delivery of College capital initiatives and programs, will be required to assess and respond to operational issues and ensure that the campus facilities are operated efficiently, safely, and in compliance with all pertinent legislative codes and standards.
The Facilities Supervisor will assist other campus Facilities Managers as required, and act on their behalf for coverage during vacation, sick days and etc. If necessary, the Facilities Supervisor may be reassigned to another campus to meet the College’s needs.
Responsibilities Planning and Organizing
•Plans, organizes and directs all Facilities Maintenance activities at Markham Campus.
•Develops, implements, and monitors maintenance programs and procedures. Makes improvements as required.
•Assists in developing the Facilities Maintenance budget for Markham Campus and operates within allocated resources; ensures the efficient and effective use of human, fiscal, and physical resources.
•Assists Facilities Manager in identifying and planning for the acquisition of capital equipment and capital improvements.
•Assists Facilities Manager in developing strategies for reducing exposure to risks and ensures that the College is in compliance with codes/regulations, health and safety requirements, etc.
•Assists Facilities Manager in identifying and developing business plans to address maintenance and facility renewal for Markham Campus.
•Works closely with other service departments such as Campus Services and ITS to ensure the facilities are maintained to a high standard and efficient operation
•Utilizes knowledge of technical concepts, methods, and procedures to implement and manage Facilities Maintenance related programs.
•Establishes and implements preventive maintenance programs, lease management, utility services and maintenance service contracts within allocated resources. Makes improvements as required.
•Ensures that the computerized maintenance management system is being operated and maintained efficiently and effectively for optimizing facility longevity and customer service.
•Develops proposals for existing and/or new systems, which result in improved services and cost savings, while providing improved customer service.
•Works in conjunction with the Facilities Management Projects team on the delivery of College capital initiatives (i.e. new construction and renovations) and energy management and cost savings programs.

•Provides leadership to Maintenance support staff
•Provides Maintenance staff training programs for continuous improvement in building operations and maintenance, security, health and safety, and other job related training.
•Assists Facilities Manager in compiling, analyzing, and presenting statistical data regarding buildings.
•Responds to information requests from internal (i.e. SEC) and external (i.e. Ministry, CRA, Municipal Services) parties.
•Departmental representative on the Markham Campus Joint Health & Safety Committee.
•The Facilities Supervisor will assist other Facilities Managers as required, and act on their behalf for coverage during vacation, sick days and etc. If necessary, the Facilities Supervisor may be reassigned to another campus to meet the College’s needs.
•Represents Facilities Management department for the campus.
•Participates in and provides advice in various Campus College committees.
•Prepares, reviews, and approves Facilities Management maintenance purchase requisitions.
Qualifications Education
•Minimum completed three (3) year Diploma/Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering with a C.E.T designation OR Journeyman/Skilled trades designation with a certificate of qualification from the Ontario Ministry of Skills and Development. If education is in a related field of study, please state how it is relevant.
•Ontario Skilled Tradesman License such as HVAC 313A, or Electrician 309A or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) is required.
•Accreditation with BOMI FMA, IFMA FMP would be beneficial.
•Minimum five (5) years’ progressive management experience in plant, building operations & maintenance, and/or construction field. Experience in managing operations and maintenance teams consisting of skilled trades. Strong client services skills, ability to make decisions on-site and resolve conflicts as they arise. Practical experience on maintaining and operating commercial and industrial heating, air conditioning, ventilation, plumbing and electrical systems and use and technical knowledge of power distribution systems such as UPS, ATS, Generators, Transformers.
•Ability to interpret facilities infrastructure, mechanical and electrical drawings and specifications.
•Intermediate level user for MS Excel, Word, Project and Access.
•Knowledge of WHMIS, Elevating Devices Act, Workers’ Compensation Act, Ontario Building Code (OBC), Ontario Fire Code (OFC), Occupational Health & Safety Act, Canadian Safety Association (CSA) and Electrical Safety Authority (ESA). Strong operations and service contract management skills.

Required Date ASAP
Posting Date April 23, 2018
Closing Date Open until filled
To Apply
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Note: A skills assessment may be administered and proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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