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Facilities/Premises

Facilities/Premises Administrator
Work Location: Winnipeg

Under the direction of the Manager, the Facilities and Property Administrators are responsible for providing infrastructure implementation and planning and administration, to support corporate initiatives as they pertain to the physical environment (i.e. offices, furniture, cabling, communications, HVAC, security, property, work place health & safety, etc.). The administrator provides leadership in the areas of facilities planning and administration and property management.

Qualifications:

  • Education:
  • University degree in Engineering or Interior Design or Architecture
    -or-
  • Post secondary education with a designation or certification in a related field, i.e. CET, RPA, FMA, or CPM
  • Experience:
  • Seven to ten years practical property management experience
  • Three years project management experience in supervisory capacity
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Special skills and/or requirements:
  • Ability to develop, interpret and administer technical plans and projects, as well as manage multi-disciplined projects and supervise professionals and technical people
  • Ability to analyze problems, develop short and long term solutions and take control in emergency and crisis situations
  • Negotiating and people skills
  • Developing and managing multiple projects at one time

Facilities Design Co-ordinator
Work Location: Winnipeg

Under the direction of the Premises Manager and Facilities Administrator, will provide space planning, programming and interior design support to MPI Departments throughout the province.

Qualifications:

  • Education:
  • Minimum Grade XII
  • Degree and/or diploma in the science of architectural technology
  • Training in:
    - Manual and computer assisted drafting
    - Facilities and Space Planning
    - Construction Budgeting and Estimating
  • The incumbent should be eligible for registration or be a member of the AIAAC or PIDM
  • Experience:
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in space planning, drafting (manual and by CAD), incorporating all relevant codes and landlord requirements, either on a consulting basis or in a large office institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years formal experience in developing specifications drawings, negotiating with End-Users, specifying products and materials , estimating construction budgets and time frames, etc.
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience developing space plans, utilizing Landscape Furniture Systems.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Special skills and/or requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work on committees and in a teamwork setting
  • A strong desire to help all managers and staff in solving their space problems
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

Premises Assistant
Work Location: Winnipeg

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for property management duties including systems furniture maintenance and reconfigurations, and assisting in setting up contracts, schedules and processes, to carry out redevelopment work in all the Corporation’s properties and facilities, as well as supervising and co-ordinating projects, as they are identified.

The incumbent is also looks after the day to day functions of the Accounts Payable section of the department.

Other responsibilities include the review of the general ledger and developing preliminary variance analysis, arranging for emergency and general repairs at Eaton Place and other claims centres, administering the Grants in Lieu of Tax Program, and other departmental accounting duties.

The incumbent is also responsible for the maintenance and programming of the Card Access Security system for Eaton Place, as well as the manual lock-up system and associated keying as well as processing MTS orders and handling trouble calls

Qualifications:

  • Education:
  • Grade XII with some formal training in manual and computerized accounting procedures, preferably in Lawson Accounting
  • Experience:
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in an office and accounting environment, preferably with a commercial real estate firm
  • Incumbent should have significant experience in developing and managing budgets
  • The incumbent must have experience in dealing with people and providing service in a number of property management areas
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Special skills and/or requirements:
  • The incumbent must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be well organized and accurate with figures
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Must work well under pressure and must be able to meet critical deadlines
  • Must have the physical strength and ability to install and move heavy furniture components
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence

Premises Co-ordinator
Work Location: Winnipeg

Under general supervision and reporting to the Premises/Facilities Administrator, the Premises Co-ordinator is responsible for the day to day property/facilities management of the Corporations leased or owned properties throughout the Province. This involves, the preparation of tenders and specifications, contracting and project management, as well as maintenance, structural and infrastructure projects, space planning, office renovations, inspecting and providing full property/facilities management services for all MPI properties.

Qualifications:

  • Education:
  • Minimum Grade XII
  • The successful completion of recognized building technology program and/or a formal Property Management or Facilities Management Certificate Program
  • Experience:
  • Five years experience
  • Special skills and/or requirements:
  • Ability to analyze problems, develop solutions, perform cost comparisons, produce cost estimates and to write technical reports to recommend viable solutions as required
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required and ability to develop good working relationships with persons at all levels
  • Knowledge of current building codes, various Acts and legislation relating to buildings preferred
  • Must possess a valid Manitoba drivers licence