Regional Facility Manager

Employment type: Full-time
City: Chatham
Last visit: 2014-10-03
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-03



Reporting to the Aecon Senior Facility Account Manager, the Regional Facility Manager is required to manage all in-scope aspects of facility operations and maintenance for all assigned sites within their designated Region on behalf of the client.


This position will require approximately 60% of the incumbent’s time in Lambton County, ON and approximately 40% of their time travelling within Chatham-Kent, Sarnia and London. There is also occasional overnight travel within the province of Ontario.


Oversee the consistent operation of the local workplace of the facility and supporting both the client’s and Aecon’s organizational goals and objectives

Establish strong, positive and collaborative relations with the client district technical managers, developing and implementing programs to maximize the utilization of the facility assets

Manage the day to day operations for all sites in the region, include but not limited to facilities maintenance, building operations and fire safety

Implementing and managing work orders and job completion using the IWMS system, ensuring the system data is maintained current for all assigned sites within the region

Ensure the facility is in compliance with building codes, legislative compliance and environment, health and safety standards, in addition to meeting client EHS standards

Maintain the optimal function of the building infrastructure by developing and implementing short and long term facility life cycle programs

Work with the client to create capital replacement plans based on life cycle program and equipment maintenance trends

Develop and managing the regional operating budget including monthly reporting and processing of invoices, managing within or below budget

Manage contractor performance relating to the budget and service level agreements for all outsourced services

Coordinate small project requests and approvals with client, and interfaces with Project team for delivery

Ensure the facility services, activities and processes meet end user needs and expectations consistently while complying with departmental and company standards, policies and practices

Meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators as established with client

Coordinate facility and related communications as appropriate on projects and/or incidents

Work collaboratively with all regional peers in establishing and delivering agreed levels of service in a seamless manner to all clients

Manage, lead and mentor facilities staff in carrying out operations and career development objectives and goals

Frequent travel as required across the assigned region to ensure effective management of all sites

On call for after hours emergencies and/or other unscheduled situations and events

Performs other duties and responsibilities as required



Supervises all of the crews in the designated region




College/University education

Minimum seven to ten years of facilities management experience, preferably as a service provider, with strong written, verbal and presentation skills

CFM, FMP designations an asset

Technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems

An overall understanding of quality client services, a proven track record of working in multi-functional service teams with a demanding client

Strong business acumen

Strong leadership skills, with experience in building client relationships

Strong self starter with a quality work ethic, who is customer service focused

Flexible and open to change, ability to manage work and prioritize in a changing environment

Ability to train others, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Ability to plan, implement and maintain Preventative Maintenance (PM) Programs and have previous experience managing that component of the Operations

Familiar with TSSA codes, applicable building codes and any other governing regulations

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook

Proficiency with help desk/request tracking and task management type systems

Independent thinking and problem solving skills required on a daily basis as well as exceptional customer service

Experience with FMS Facility Management Software

Must hold a valid driver’s license and willing to travel as required


Interested candidates may apply directly through our Careers Website under “View Jobs”: You may sort by Business Unit to see this position under Buildings Ontario.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 5 Years

Education: Bachelors (Including Honours)

Industry: Construction and Trades

Job Function: Skilled Trades and Labour

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