Building Operator

Cookstown, ON

Responsible for the day to day maintenance and operation of the site(s) to ensure clean and safe environment for tenants, customers, contractors and employees.


  • Liaise with Tenants and Contractors and maintain relations.
  • Conduct daily property check.
  • Perform predictive and preventative maintenance on building structural elements and finishes, building equipment, HVAC systems and others as directed.
  • Ensure life safety systems are operating efficiently.
  • Identify and rectify any general maintenance issues.
  • System monitoring of mechanical equipment.
  • Coordinate contractor access and ensure all deficiencies are rectified.
  • Advise manager on any building inefficiencies.
  • Liaise with internal and external contacts for prompt and professional investigation and resolution to concerns.
  • Respond to emergency after-hour calls and participate in on-call services as required.
  • Assist with seasonal building requirements.
  • Basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical and miscellaneous repairs on site.
  • Communicate and execute all work procedures set out by management.
  • Daily litter control – maintain curb appeals of the properties
  • Other duties / projects as required.


  • 2 - 3 years previous relevant work experience
  • Previous maintenance experience preferably gained in a retail / commercial property environment
  • BES I & II certificate required
  • Sound knowledge of HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, emergency systems and fire and life safety
  • Execute all work in a safe and professional manner and in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation guidelines and other applicable regulations
  • Experience performing minor repairs, painting, drywall, electrical installations and plumbing
  • Familiarity with safe work practices and construction standards
  • Ability to prioritize and schedule all work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


RioCan is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We ask that Applicants make their needs known in advance.



Our head office is located in the heart of Toronto at 2300 Yonge Street with our total staff numbering 700.

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Life at RioCan

Life at RioCan

At RioCan, we thrive in a positive and dynamic environment. It’s fast paced, bubbling with life and enthusiasm and at the same time flexible to implement your own ideas and suggestions; offering you the potential to solve issues fast without the common bureaucratic impediments of a large organization.

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