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Director of Facilities and Energy Management

SHAPE

Vancouver, BC

Full Time

ABOUT SHAPE

SHAPE is the real estate investment, development and management company leading some of the largest and most exciting projects in North America including The Amazing Brentwood, The City of Lougheed and RC at CF Richmond Centre.

Through our fully integrated platform, SHAPE specializes in complete neighbourhoods with a top-calibre mix of shops, restaurants, residences, entertainment and a complete range of daily services on rapid transit. By executing on every stage of the real estate process, from land acquisition to property management, we are able to collaborate more efficiently, work seamlessly and perform at the highest level. Every SHAPE property reflects lasting vision, bold creativity and obsessive attention to detail.

Our projects are complex, our vision is simple: deliver social and financial value for generations. With a proven ability to raise the bar across our diverse portfolio of assets, we build on where we’ve been to push the edge of better: for industry standards, quality of life and return on investment.     

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Director of Facilities and Energy Management is a leader by nature embracing this multi-faceted role requiring a comprehensive view of every property and major project. It is successful when time, quality and cost requirements and the end user are fully satisfied. 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Operational Management

  • Support and assist our building operators to oversee building operations, including repairs, refurbishments and the maintenance of mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, plumbing and waste management systems
  • Ensures building operations meet service standards and complies with all local laws and regulations
  • Support, engage, and advise operational team members with regards to site equipment and operational management through frequent property tours
  • Work with on-site operations team to create and manage a 10-year capital plan for each property within the portfolio
  • Assist in project planning and strategizing, risk management, procurement management, scope management, cost management, schedule management for capital projects or large operational projects within the portfolio
  • Review and achieve efficiencies within the portfolio on capital or operational expenses
  • Generate preliminary budgets and schedules for feasibility studies
  • Ensure strong controls and tracking of project related documents/data and maintain filing system
  • Maintain traceability between finished products and the personnel and organizations that created them
  • Ensure reporting to senior management property and project status by means of schedule updates, minutes of meetings, and financial records
  • Schedule and attend Substantial Completion Inspections
  • Follow up project close out documents, which would include deficiency lists, as-builts and manuals and warranty binders

Emergency Procedures/Response Plans

  • Work with the properties to ensure all emergency procedures are up to date and communicated
  • Ensure that all relevant inspections and emergency drills are being conducted on a consistent basis and documented

Environmental Management

This position will be key in assisting properties with setting up and achieving our energy management goals, including but not limited to

  • The Candidate must be knowledgeable and passionate about environmental issues and a desire to affect change across the portfolio
  • Member of The SHAPE EESG Committee
  • Key Liaison for SHAPE with our partners on their environmental committees
  • Updating and managing our annual strategic energy management plan
  • Working to ensure SHAPE continues to participate in the BC Hydro Energy Manager program
  • Implementing and maintaining tracking systems for all Environment metrics, including but not limited to:
    • Hydro
    • Gas
    • GHG
    • Waste diversion

SHAPE Standardization and Continuous Improvement

SHAPE is always looking to improve and ensure that we deliver the best-in-class product from design to the daily customer journey (or experience). This position would assist through:

  • Standardize process/procedure/reporting/testing/inspecting of properties and associated systems for both functionality and aesthetics for all properties. Examples include:
    • Planter/curb design
    • Landscaping design
    • Customer journey – visual and practical elements, exterior and interior
  • Schedule, coordinate, attend, and document detailed reports and regular asset inspections

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Project Management experience
  • Budgeting experience and strong math skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong Knowledge of laws, regulations, and codes in the fields of Workplace Safety, Environmental compliance, Boiler and Pressure Vessel, etc., along with the willingness to keep up with changes
  • Strong knowledge of maintenance systems such as BMS, DDC, Lighting Controls, Preventative Maintenance / Work Order Software
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Required Training and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as commercial property Director of Facilities, Operations Manager, or General Manager
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or Facilities Management Designation from BOMI or IFMA
  • Trade designations such as Power Engineer, Electrician, Controls, etc. an asset

WORKING CONDITIONS

Based at our corporate office, located in downtown Vancouver, the successful candidate may expect a comfortable and collaborative work environment in a modern office setting. The candidate will be required to travel frequently to the various projects in the SHAPE portfolio.

Salary Range: $160-190k/year

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