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Operations Networks
North America
ENA00000152 Requisition #


Job Title:                                  Building Operator

Site:                                          William Osler Hospital System – Etobicoke General Hospital

City:                                          Etobicoke
Conditions:                              Plumbing experience is required

Position Status:                       Permanent, Full time

Positions:                                 1

ENGIE Services is seeking a Building Operator for Etobicoke General Hospital. ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) employs 154,950 people worldwide


ENGIE Services is a provider of energy efficiency, facility management services and outsourcing solutions for companies and communities. Our experts design, develop and manage tailored, smart and sustainable solutions for our customers’ benefit from airports to office parks, industrial sites and District Heating & Cooling Networks.


ENGIE Services operates 320 heating and cooling systems around the world in response to the long-term comfort needs (heating and air-conditioning) of both public and private sectors, at the same time as protecting the environment. A world market leader for three decades, the Group continues to expand its presence in Asia, the Middle East and North America.

Job Summary:

Report directly to the Facility Manager, the Building Operator will respond to all maintenance and building system work order requests and perform all regulatory and routine maintenance to ensure a consistent level of building performance. The Building Operators provide leadership and guidance in all areas and includes operational management, safety, efficiency and environmental standards.

  • Ensure the execution of all preventative maintenance tasks as prescribed on all equipment and systems;
  • Work closely with occupants, contractors, and other building operators to ensure safe efficient building operation;
  • Ensure all health, safety, and security procedures are adhered to onsite including areas of concern, are reported to the appropriate parties in a timely manner to limit exposure to liability and loss;
  • Make sure all aspects of the building operations including but not limited to VAV, HVAC, Mechanical, plumbing, life safety, operating systems and equipment are operated in a safe manner and in compliance with all applicable codes and regulations;
  • Conduct inspections/tests on all site mechanical, HVAC systems, generators and related equipment;
  • Take daily/weekly/monthly required meter readings of all major equipment including but not limited to: air supply temperatures, water temperatures, pressure readings, water meter, gas meter and electrical meter. Document and report inspect for irregularities in readings to management;
  • Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, and implement solutions; air handlers, VAV boxes, and all associated air exchangers, pumps, controls and monitoring;
  • Assist in testing fire protection equipment and systems at recommended intervals for proper operation in order to meet legislative and P3 requirements to ensure customer and occupants safety, record inspections and findings;
  • Assist in conducting required fire drills;
  • Ensure service contractor and visitors are wearing site required PPE, adhering to site safety protocols and contractors are adequately supervised when on site;
  • Respond to after hour emergencies on a rotational basis;
  • Respond to occupant concerns in a timely manner and assist in solving problems as required;
  • Record and report services performed in CMMS system;
  • Conduct preventative maintenance checks of all areas including: interior, exterior, snow melt walkways, roof inspection conditions and report findings;
  • Maintain shop/equipment inventory, request replacement inventory as required;
  • Assist Facility Manager in the preparation of building operating budget relating to the equipment and inventories;
  • Responsibility for mechanical equipment orientation start up, monitoring, and efficient operation;
  • Respond to complaints from tenants, assign trade/operator in a timely manner;
  • Read and interpret drawings and control schematics;
  • Comply with company policies and procedures at all times and ensure building standards and efficiencies are maintained;
  • Complete all other tasks required by his immediate supervisor, including but not limited to respond and assist in seasonal building requirements and other tasks as instructed including, but not limited to painting, cleaning, snow removal, landscaping.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Mechanical/Building Automation background;
  • Must have at least 3 to 5 years in plumbing;
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience in a similar position in hospitals or public buildings;
  • Experience in complex building systems, including VAV, HVAC systems, mechanical systems;
  • Ability to respond to emergencies on a 24 hours basis on a rotation;
  • Computer literacy and MS Office computer skills;
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance programs (CMMS) preferred;
  • Familiar with electronic hand-held devices (tablets, cellphones, etc.,);
  • Must know operation and maintenance of all air and water systems in public, industrial or office building with a variable air volume HVAC system;
  • Able to move and lift loads. The candidate needs to satisfy the physical activities of the job;
  • Ability to work at heights; ladders, boom/scissor lifts and scaffolding;
  • Ability to work in confined spaces;
  • Ability to pass all background checks and security screenings;
  • Able to pass a medical exam.
  • Strong Customer Service skills;
  • Team Spirit;
  • Health and Safety oriented;
  • Organized and proven capabilities of multi-tasking;
  • Good Prioritization of workloads;
  • Sense if initiative;
  • Troubleshooting skills;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Detailed oriented;
  • Self motivated;
  • Ability to learn new technologies;
  • Autonomous and able to work with minimum supervision;
  • Work ethic. 

Employment equity:

ENGIE Services Inc. adheres to the principles of equality in employment and therefore invites women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

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