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Job Description

Are you tired of the roller coaster, up-and-down of not knowing where the next Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) project is going to come from? Look no further than FCAPX.

FCAPX has recently been awarded a series of multi-year FCA projects across Ontario. To support our continued growth, we are looking for full-time experienced Facility Assessment professionals of all disciplines to join our rapidly growing team across Ontario.

FCAPX has quickly become an industry leader across Canada in providing FCAs for institutional clients that are looking to build sustainable Asset Management Plans based on consistent and defensible asset and facility data.

FCAPX provides our expertise to a wide variety of sectors, including: municipal, healthcare, educational, institutional, industrial, recreational and hospitality.

  • We provide world class solutions in Asset Management / Capital Planning including:
  • Building Assessment, Accessibility Assessment, Energy Management, and Capital Asset Database Management.
  • We promote a collaborative and integrated approach across all our projects that result in successful and meaningful outcomes for our clients.
  • We are committed to the efficient and effective delivery of our services through a focus on the development of our people, tools, and templates.
  • Our employees are challenged with diverse and unique project work and are empowered to develop client relationships through delivery of high-quality service and demonstrated trust and respect.
  • Through strategic investment and smart growth, we will meet and exceed our financial objectives.

The Career Opportunity

Our company culture provides a meaningful career experience in a dynamic growth-oriented environment. At FCAPX there are many opportunities to engage in team building social activities. A challenging opportunity is available to candidates who want to make a difference in this fastpaced working environment. We offer competitive compensation salary and benefit packages, performance bonuses and Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). Shareholding opportunities exist for driven individuals that advance the growth and profitability of the company and that demonstrate a team first attitude. The growth of FCAPX will provide challenging opportunities and increased responsibility for driven and proficient individuals!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently carry out Roof, Envelope, Structural and Architectural building systems on- site visual assessment, investigation and/or Mechanical & Electrical building systems on-site visual assessment, investigation, and/or Site Surface and Underground Infrastructure systems on-site visual assessment, investigation; including liaison with clients as needed;
  • Utilize field data collection software tools and tablets;
  • On occasion, utilize proprietary software for data collection and reporting – such software includes but is not limited to: VFA.facility, iPlan, and Asset Planner;
  • Independently review drawings for quantity take-offs and prepare multi-discipline building condition assessments, reserve fund studies, capital planning projects, technical/building audits or other investigative reports complete with observations, conclusions, recommendations and repair budgets;
  • Maintain a high level of product quality; technically, grammatically and as per company master report formats. All written reports to be proof read first by you, then peer reviewed by the Project Manager or other designated Peer Reviewer. Ensure draft documents are prepared to the level expected by the Project Manager and Peer Reviewer (treat your work as if there was no peer review and that the Client will be evaluating your competency directly). Plan and schedule sufficient time for the reviewer;
  • Since we are committed to our clients, you must be responsive during and outside of normal business hours (cell phone and VPN network access will be provided);
  • Be cognizant of and/or manage time and project costs to ensure project profitability;
  • Assist and/or manage planning of projects through to completion;
  • Assist and/or manage field review/testing and data collection and preparation of Energy audits (ASHRAE Level 1 & 2) or BOMA BEST audits complete with observations, conclusions, energy savings calculations, recommendations, budgets and options analysis;
  • Assist and/or manage field measurements and data collection and preparation of AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Audits complete with observations, conclusions, non-compliances, recommendations, and budgets; and
  • Assist and/or manage Facility Usage review and comparison of existing spaces against design standards such as “Building our Schools, Building our Futures” and others.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Graduate of relevant College or University-Level Engineering, Mechanical, Architectural, Civil/Structural or Building Science related Program(s);
  • Related industry experience (>4 years preferred);
  • Excellent technical writing skills are required. Reporting is to be concise, follow company report formats and be based on project specific evidence;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget;
  • Effective, responsive communication (verbally and written) with the Project Team and Clients;
  • Knowledge of Building Components including the ability to describe and provide replacement costing;
  • Knowledge of Building Condition Assessment Methodology and ASTM Uniformat II Classification System;
  • Knowledge of construction materials and products, material deterioration mechanisms and repair and restoration methods;
  • Significant knowledge of Ontario building and fire codes;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.;
  • Proficiency in Capital Planning software such as VFA, Asset Planner, iPlan, ReCAPP, etc. is considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE 90.1, EnergyStar, Ontario & Federal Energy Incentive programs, AODA and other accessibility standards such as Municipal Barrier Free design guidelines etc. are considered assets;
  • French language ability (oral and/or written) is considered an asset;
  • Must be willing to work at heights, including climbing ladders and accessing rooftops;
  • A valid driver’s license and access to insured vehicle for travel to project sites in southern Ontario is required. (Work related mileage is reimbursed); and
  • Ability to travel for up to a week at a time is required. (Work related expenses are reimbursed).