Assistant Operations Manager

Assistant Operations Manager-Top Commercial Property Management Company!

  • Toronto, ON
  • $90,000 - $115,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Chris Chomic
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A bit about us:

We strive for excellence as a leading global real estate investment manager, driven by our by our belief that real estate is fundamentally about people. Our diverse portfolio spans $93.2 billion¹ of assets across such property types as living, office, retail, mixed-use, logistics and life science projects – all designed to enhance value, connection and inspiration. Our strategic approach integrates local expertise with global knowledge, taking calculated risks aligned with our convictions to exceed expectations and tailor solutions to our clients' needs.

While our projects are renowned for enhancing cities and pioneering sustainable practices, we recognize that the true driving force behind the company success is our 5,000 dedicated employees in 30 countries who draw on our 65-year history to build the world forward. This is why we prioritize investing in our people, offering comprehensive training, competitive compensation, robust benefits and generous vacation packages. By centering our focus on the growth and wellbeing of our team, we cultivate an inclusive environment where everyone, including our clients, can thrive.

We are proud to be named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2024.

Why join us?

  • Lots of Room for career growth and advancement throughout the company
  • Excellent Benefits-Medical, Dental, Vision-MINIMAL Employee Cost
  • Great Compensation Package
  • Generous PTO
  • 401k Plan + 6% Company Match
  • Many of other cool perks

Job Details

As an Assistant Operations Manager, you will assist the Property Manager in the decommissioning of the site area, as well as the planning and implementation of all mechanical operations, maintenance, energy management programs, and employee development programs to the company’s quality standards and property operating objectives. Assisting with the supervision of engineering staff is a future objective. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with directing and overseeing all building maintenance and operations.
  • Assist in recommending appropriate staffing levels and hire, supervise and coordinate activities of engineering staff while assuring compliance to company standards.
  • Perform, maintain, and supervise, within the area of responsibility, an effective operation and general maintenance program with accurate, up-to-date records including, but not limited to: HVAC, MEP, electrical and plumbing
  • Assist with training engineering staff, including but not limited to: building systems, equipment function and purpose, operation and maintenance procedures and the company’s Efficient Practices
  • Maintain current and historical preventive maintenance and repair records on all mechanical equipment.
  • Ensure property compliance with all City, State and Federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations.
  • Provide prompt and courteous response to tenant requests within the guidelines set for by the company.
  • Maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and tenants.
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with the operations staff and perform as a team member.
  • Follow and maintain all current emergency procedures set forth by the company and the assigned property, including but not limited to:
  • Direct and assist with evacuations, bomb searches and life safety alarms as needed.
  • Assist emergency authorities and response teams in capacity of fire/life safety director.
  • Audit engineering personnel time sheets.
  • Adhere to all company and property policies and procedures and perform all duties in a safe manner and help ensure compliance with city, state and federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations.
  • Actively participate in required training activities and seminars.
  • Oversee the administration of necessary inventory control programs and systems to ensure accurate and timely records of its disposition.
  • Assist with providing engineering staff with correct equipment, tools, and training as appropriate to the property.
  • Assist with long-term strategic planning for the property, including long-range forecasting.
  • Assist with hiring, supervising, performance evaluations and coordinating activities of engineering staff while assuring compliance to company standards.
  • Participate in the preparation of annual budgets, and overseeing daily account activities.
  • Purchase supplies and services required within the area of responsibility and approved budget guidelines.
  • Act without approval to ensure that standards are maintained, in the absence of the Property Manager.
  • Maintain familiarity with property's security systems.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as delegated by Property Manager.

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Five or more years’ experience as a Building Engineer or equivalent facilities technical trade.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Meet requirements of staff engineer positions.
  • Successful completion of the Introductory Core, Technical Core, Advance Core and Management Core Modules of the Engineering Training Program.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all the Engineering Efficient Practices and expert proficiency in multiple Efficient Practices including those under the employee’s responsibility; ability to provide training in those areas.
  • Ability to efficiently handle and coordinate multiple tasks and project assignments.
  • Initiate, supervise and coordinate multiple tasks and project according to budgeted and contractual guidelines.
  • Strong supervisory and decision-making skills.
  • Read and use all types of testing equipment, analog digital multi-meters, pressure and temperature indicating and recording devices, air flow measuring devices, and leak detection devices.
  • Knowledge and proper use of basic hand tools (i.e. socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws and hammers, etc.)
  • Understand correct usage of power tools (pneumatic, electric or engine drive), drill motors, saws, grinder, and impact wrenches, etc.
  • Read and understand a variety of instructions, including equipment instruction manuals, furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
  • Perform mathematical computations related to building operations for problem solving building comfort and operation issues.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess strong computer skills in order to effectively administer and implement changing requirements within the engineering programs.
  • Interact with employees, visitors and contractors with poise and diplomacy.
  • Maintain calm demeanor in emergency situations.
  • Understand and apply correct usage of all personal safety equipment.
  • When applicable*, obtain required city and/or government licenses or permits (i.e. Boiler Operating Permit, State Maintenance Electrician’s License, EPA CFC Universal Certification Technician certificate, etc.)

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Toronto, ON
Job Type
$90,000 - $115,000