Bentall Kennedy Shift Engineer Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

Bentall Kennedy

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Shift Engineer
Winnipeg, MB

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Shift Engineer is a building operator responsible for administrative, operational, and technical support of…

Shift Engineer

Position Overview

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Shift Engineer is a building operator responsible for administrative, operational, and technical support of portfolio or complex of buildings. Oversees maintenance and repair of buildings.

The primary objective of the Shift Engineer is to ensure that the assigned real estate portfolio or complex of buildings is being managed and maintained in a safe and environmentally responsible manner and to the highest level of operational efficiency.

Duties / Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Shift Engineer include assisting with :

  • overseeing of preventative maintenance and unscheduled repairs of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, lighting, elevating devices and life safety systems;
  • management of energy and utility consumption;
  • performing environmental assessments and reporting;
  • implementing the corporate occupational health and safety program;
  • management of waste, recycling and hazardous materials;
  • overseeing of computerized control systems;
  • tenant improvement construction management;
  • ensuring sound building envelope and roof maintenance;
  • responding to tenant service requests;
  • performing life cycle costing exercises;
  • perform life safety inspections and testing, remedial actions and reporting;
  • preparing annual operations and capital project budgeting;
  • liaising with regulatory or civic authorities having jurisdiction;
  • providing technical or administrative advice to internal and external clients;
  • remaining current and up to date with new industry practices, legislative changes and new technologies;
  • other assigned related duties.


  • Embrace and proactively support Bentall Kennedy’s culture of environmental responsibility and social responsibility
  • Operate the building in an energy and utility efficient manner
  • Consistently and accurately input and manage energy performance, maintenance and environmental risk data into the respective management systems
  • Continually seek opportunities to improve energy consumption
  • Quickly respond to and manage environmental hazards
  • Consider sustainability when evaluating options for replacement equipment and when reviewing building operations
  • Participate in tenant and staff community support events as appropriate


Technical Qualifications - The Shift Engineer shall have the following technical qualifications or industry equivalency:

  • Minimum of 5 years direct work experience holding an intermediate or senior position in commercial high rise building operations preferred, including complex life safety systems.
  • BOMA Building Operator Certification or BOMI Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT®), Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®) or BOMI-HP™ Designation would be an asset.
  • 4th or 5th Class Power Engineer.
  • Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Communication & Relationship Skills / Personal Character Traits - Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both oral and written, with all levels within the company; ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships with all business units; mature and self-motivated team player who is committed to personal growth and ethical integrity.

Time Management / Working Environment - Ability to allocate one’s time effectively and manage tight deadlines; ability to work under pressure and achieve quality results; ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities, adaptable to new ideas and embrace changes; results and detail oriented; work within an environment that is subject to moderate to high levels of stress in emergency or conflict situations; on occasion requires involvement in repairs or maintenance in inclement weather or uncomfortable environmental working conditions; may be required to attend to or provide direction during after hours emergency situations; requires the ability to exert moderate physical effort and must be able to move quickly in emergency situations; is able to thrive within a busy working environment.

Organizational & Leadership Skills – Ensure operations records, files and documentation are maintained in an orderly, accurate and timely fashion; sound administrative and organizational skills; possess strong leadership, supervisory, mentoring and coaching skills.

Decision Making Skills - Ability to resolve problems using facts and sound reasoning; ability to achieve goals using logical and strategic approaches to resolving challenges.

Upon request, accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process is available through Bentall Kennedy’s Human Resources department for applicants with disabilities.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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