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Operations Manager - Red Deer

My client, a large Commercial Property Management firm is currently seeking an Operations Manager reporting to the Senior Property Manager or Director of Operations for the Red Deer and/or Wetaskiwin area of Alberta.  Overall responsibility will be for building operations and profit for managed sites and will directly supervise a team of employees as well as subcontractors when onsite. FOR IMMEDIATE consideration, please call Abby Rubin (604) 836 – 2672 and or email resume to


  • Oversees all aspects of Commercial building operations, including the Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Manages employees assigned to maintenance and operations and supervises subcontractors while they are on-site
  • Completes the property management function including liaising with tenants/clients, ensuring contractor standards are met and identifying any improvements/maintenance that may be required
  • Works with team and manager to deliver contract requirements including KPI components, where applicable




  • Power Engineering and background in property management industry and/or pursuing an accredited Commercial Real Estate designation (RPA, CPM, FMA) OR alternatively having completed a Commercial Real Estate designation
  • Minimum five years hands-on building operations experience, preferably in a commercial real estate environment
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Strong leadership and supervisory/management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of building systems
  • Strong computer skills including MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Currently pursuing or completion of the following health and safety training programs:  WHMIS, Confined Space/Monitor, Prime Contractor, Leadership for Safety Excellence, Emergency First Aid




  • Building Operations and Maintenance
  • Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives and policies
  • Regular building surveillance tours to look for and identify building concerns, review logs, identify opportunities and ensure that there are no building operational abnormalities or inefficiencies
  • Ensures that OH&S legislation and regulations are being adhered to as per my clients Management’s Safety Program
  • Responds immediately to emergencies both during regular working hours and after hours when on call (in accordance with call cycle)
  • Processes work orders and invoices for the contract
  • Administers and reviews client requests submitted by the clients
  • Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of building code administration
  • Leads and schedules a team of staff and subcontractors in delivering my clients building management programs and standards
  • Develops, modifies and customizes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) including those that are specific to their supervised sites