Operating Engineer

Coquitlam, BC


The Operating Engineer is accountable to the Supervisor, Operations for performing routine preventative and in house maintenance activities pertaining to the building and site equipment in a timely and cost-efficient manner to ensure uninterrupted performance of all building systems and programs.



1. Building Maintenance

Performs routine, preventative and in house maintenance and schedule programming of all building and site equipment (incl. all HVAC, fire, life, safety and emergency systems and energy equipment) and structural components of the building to ensure the property adheres to the company standard policies & procedures.

2. Life, Safety and Emergency Systems

Ensures all building life, safety and emergency systems are maintained: including the routine fire alarm tests and fire warden meetings and compliance with all Health and Safety, Risk Management and environmental policies and procedures as they relate to the property; responsible for log keeping related to building general as well as life and safety systems.

3. Tenant Services

Performs minor repairs and installations pertaining to non-structural and non-vital systems of the property as required (including HVAC components) and performs routine roof inspections; keeps all maintenance repair logs for the property to ensure uninterrupted operation of non-vital building systems while ensuring comfort level is of highest standards.

4. Ad-hoc Requests

Complete requests assigned by the Operations Supervisor and management personnel on-site. Any other job related duties and/or projects that may be assigned.


Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education

  • Valid 4th-Class Power Engineer Certification
  • Angus Maintenance program an asset
  • Minimum valid 5th-Class Driver's License
  • Knowledge of Trane Tracer Summit DDC an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in building operations
  • Available to be "on-call" for shift coverage                

Core Competencies

  • Excellent technical trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work independently
  • Client service and interpersonal skills
  • Neat and tidy appearance of person and uniform
  • "Handyman" skills an asset (working with plumbing fixtures, door hardware, drywall patching and painting

About the Team

Morguard is a fully integrated real estate company. We own, manage and invest in high-quality, well-located, geographically diversified assets across North America. We have built our business with strong leadership and a proven management platform that have generated substantial, risk-adjusted returns – and significant long-term growth. With more than 40 years of experience and a dynamic team of 1,500 professionals, our commitment is to realize the potential of real estate through value creation and operational excellence.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at hrassist@morguard.com or 905 281-5967.

***Subject to legally permissible exceptions or accommodation requests, Morguard requires that all new hires be fully vaccinated, as defined by Public Health, for COVID-19 on their first day of the assignment. Unless a valid Human Rights exemption applies, the vaccine requirement will be a condition of employment with Morguard and you will be required to submit your documented proof of vaccination. Should you require an accommodation as set out by the  Human Rights Code, please notify our Human Resources Department at  HRAssist@morguard.com , 905-281-5967.*** 

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