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Defence Construction Canada
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April 19, 2019

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Job Description


Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is looking for a facility management data specialist to join its Toronto office. If you have prior experience in facilities management, are knowledgeable about building systems and their operations, maintenance and performance, and have an inclination for technology and data analytics, this position may be for you!

DCC is a federal Crown corporation with its Head Office in Ottawa. Its 1,000-strong workforce delivers infrastructure, environmental and professional services to support its Client-Partners, the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces, both at bases and wings across Canada, and on missions abroad.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Real Property Management, the Technical Specialist, Real Property Management, will deliver data-driven real property management solutions with minimal supervision to the Client-Partners. This includes carrying out data analysis, validation, cleansing, collection and reporting.


• Complete complex real property project work (e.g. facility reviews, technical reviews, strategic plans, development plans)
• Assist with generating facility management statements of operational requirements, preparing business cases and conducting investigations, as required
• Develop, implement and manage real property management programs (preventive and demand maintenance administration) and/or energy programs to ensure buildings and systems remain operational and energy efficient (e.g. identify maintenance and repair requirements, determine damage responsibility, prepare estimates and technical reports)
• Audit facilities to determine compliance, condition, maintenance requirements, energy efficiency and Client-Partner satisfaction
• Participate in procurement planning
• Provide project management support to real property information management systems
• Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
• Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations


• Assist in drafting real property policy
• Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal and for the Client-Partners)
• Support and/or lead business development activities
• Manage risk
• Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

• Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, land use, facility management and maintenance methods
• Client-Partner, Public Services and Procurement Canada and Treasury Board Secretariat policies and procedures
• Project and risk management principles

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

• Minimum: college diploma in land use planning, engineering, architecture, facility/property management or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent.
• Preferred: university degree in one of the above fields and/or additional training in project management; professional certification may be required depending on position (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist or related designation); eligible for certification as a professional planner if working in planning role (e.g. Registered Professional Planner, Real Property Administrator, Facilities Management Administrator).


• Use applicable computer software and operating systems
• Apply project and risk management techniques

Development and Leadership

• Provide functional advice and guidance to employees and the Client-Partners

Working Conditions

• Typical office environment with occasional travel
• Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment

Please submit all applications via the DCC careers page: https://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEFENCECONSTRUCTIONCANADA&cws=1&rid=3244