Manager: Facilities & Maintenance

Kootenay Savings Credit Union
Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Do you… have experience managing commercial building projects and providing oversight to subcontractors and construction teams? Do you have a solid background in facilities maintenance and space planning? Are you a motivated self-starter with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders in a professional business environment?

If so…we should talk.

We’re currently seeking a Facilities & Maintenance Manager to join our team.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day property and facilities management of the Credit Union’s leased and owned properties. This includes the preparation of tenders and specifications, contracting and project management, as well as maintenance, structural and infrastructure projects, space planning, office renovations, and providing full property and facilities management services for all of the Credit Union’s properties.

In addition, you will provide oversight for Kootenay Savings’ ergonomic program by ensuring that employee ergonomic concerns and needs are responded to, ensuring appropriate and timely assessment of employee workspaces and the implementation of recommended modifications or equipment to support ergonomic needs. As such, training and experience in this area, or a willingness to undertake relevant training will be required.

We are looking for someone with:

• A minimum of 8 years’ experience with facilities and space planning, including experience with construction budgeting and estimating and proven experience as a general contractor on commercial building projects

• Experience in directing and leading individuals and teams in construction and building environments

• Strong project management skills

• Solid understanding of WorkSafe health and safety regulations, policies and best practices

• Knowledge of building maintenance and repair methods and requirements

• Strong understanding of mechanical equipment, air conditioning, refrigeration, fire systems, stand-by emergency power, water treatment systems and related preventative maintenance programs

• Strong computer skills and experience with work order programs

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with internal and external customers and establish and maintain professional working relationships with all levels of staff, clients and the public

• Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and develop sound solutions

• Ability to follow-through, assume responsibility and use good judgment

• Ability to establish priorities and maintain professionalism under emergency and crisis situations

• Must be detail oriented and exhibit strong organizational and time management skills

• CAD design program experience and training as an in-house ergonomist is an asset

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

• Competitive salary and benefits

• Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays

• Health care & Personal spending account

• Confidential employee and family assistance program

• Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages

• The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives

• Being part of a talented team dedicated to improving our members’ financial lives

If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

Closing date: Open until filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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