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Internship Opportunity - Summer 2020 - Technician
Are you looking for an active, entry-level role in building operations or a path into the world of trades? Do you want to work for a safety-first company that trains from start to finish and invests in your future? Are you available May-August 2020 for a technical internship?
BGIS is looking for committed, curious self-starters who are currently in college/cégep who are interested in the world of facilities management and building operations. Facilities management is BGIS’ bread and butter, and focuses on how we can maintain buildings through their lifecycle, engage with its tenants and create memorable customer experiences, and make the experience of working in that building as functional and problem-free as possible.
Start from the ground up as a Technician I, who is responsible in assisting the senior technical team in performing routine and on-demand maintenance services on non-technical facility components (i.e. walls, floors, minor housekeeping). The Technician I is also responsible for performing work in accordance with established processes and practices and for complying with internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, mechanical, health and safety, and fire protection.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs work in accordance with established processes and practices
Complies with all internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, health and safety, fire protection
Performs regular facility, non-technical component monitoring, maintenance and inspection
Provides observations about facility, non-technical component conditions and deficiencies, and provides suggestions for enhancements and repair
Monitors assigned facility by conducting facility walkthroughs and component monitoring and inspection
Responds to routine and on-demand service requests
Performs maintenance on non-technical components within the facility (i.e. walls, floors, minor housekeeping, etc)
Records resolution data within service maintenance management database. Ensures work completed meets quality, contract response and all other requirements
Receives, tracks, monitors and reports status of maintenance work within service maintenance management database. Initiates documents to obtain formal approval of work required
Assists in the implementation of preventative maintenance program. Ensures that deficiencies are identified, recorded and escalated, and that related documentations are maintained
Participates in and assists with facility-related projects
Ensures the manner in which work is performed is in compliant with corporate and legislated policies, procedures, practices and guidelines related to environmental, health and safety, fire protection and any other applicable requirements
Maintains all assigned tools and arranges for repair and replacement where required
Submits all expenditures on a timely basis
Assists in enhancing tenant and customer satisfaction and maintaining positive relations through manner in which work is performed and services delivered
Assist with administrative duties
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Enrolled in a college or Cégep program and a High School diploma; no trade certification/license required
JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: Interest in facility management, building operations and maintenance
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Ability to research, learn and gain greater proficiency in applying the following on-the-job – fire, life, safety and building codes and standards
Possesses a strong environmental, health and safety mindset. Ability to perform work in a safe manner
Strong client-service orientation along with a high sense of urgency
Effective communication skills for the purpose of data relay, exchange, feedback, and clarification
Bilingual (English/French) is an asset
Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation
Demonstrates an interest in enrolling and completing a trades certification or license
Must meet security clearance requirements and be able to wear personal protective equipment
What’s in it for you?
Apply what you’ve learned in school in a real-world business environment
Coffee chats with senior leaders
Young Leaders program
Open-concept office environment
Flexible working hours
Why work for us? We’re Canada’s leading real estate management services provider. With a combined team of over 7,000 team members globally, BGIS inspires better business performance across its client’s real estate portfolios by developing and implementing real estate and facilities management strategies. Globally, BGIS manages over 300 million square feet of client portfolios across 30, 000 + locations in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.