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Building Operator

Regent Mall - Fredericton, NB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-12-12
Position Summary

The main responsibilities of the Building Operator are to perform day to day preventative maintenance and troubleshooting for extensive Building Automation Systems as well as customer service duties to ensure the seamless operation of the property.

Role

• Plan, coordinate, and perform maintenance and repair of all electrical and/or mechanical equipment and maintain up-to-date records of activities
• Monitor and operate the Building Automation System and ensure that problems are addressed to prevent system malfunctions and downtime
• Ensure that all calls for service of mechanical and electrical equipment are made in an expeditious manner and follow-up to ensure quality of work
• Inspect and troubleshoot issues relating to the Fire Protection System
• Address all electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning problems that arise and replace parts as necessary in conjunction with the Building Code
• Record and maintain all water chemical tests and add the required chemicals to the building-closed HVAC systems
• Maintain all electrical and mechanical rooms so that they are clean and organized at all times, including the painting of piping, pumps and floors
• Address tenant requests and complaints promptly and professionally
• Assist Management with all aspects of building operations such as budgeting for capital expenditures, purchasing of materials, controlling inventory of stocked items, directing contractors for budgeted work, and making recommendations on possible changes to enhance the efficiency of building operations
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Operate owners’ motorized equipment (i.e. forklift, tractor, scissor lift, etc.)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education or Equivalent
• Secondary School diploma or equivalent
• College Diploma in a related field an asset
• Enrolled in or completion of Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program)
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset

Years of Experience
• 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• WHMIS certification an asset
• Knowledge of Healthy and Safety legislation
• Working knowledge of Fire and Building codes
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
• Valid Driver’s License
• Ability to work flexible/extended hours

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Retail Lease Analyst

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-12-06
Position Summary

The Retail Lease Analyst’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service to all clients (both internal and external) with respect to the lease interpretation of CAM, Tax and other additional tenant recovery calculations.

Role

• Review binding legal documentation in its entirety and input critical date and financial information in the ERP system
• Review CAM, Tax and other tenant recovery calculations in accordance with lease requirements and departmental processes and timelines including: annual budget process, year-end accruals, annual pre-bills, year-end billings, quarterly forecast process, CAM/Tax/HVAC analysis
• Set up recovery calculations for CAM, Tax, FC & HVAC in ERP system, in accordance with new/renewals & amendments of leases
• Analyze and make recommendations on the Landlord’s position for national tenant disputes
• Support the Accounting department by reconciling & providing denominator calculations for PSF rate calculations
• Support Development & Leasing teams in reviewing changes in the GLA and the impact on PSF rates
• Review all leasing transactions for CAM/Tax recovery methodology/calculation and provide advice on how specific deals impact the property rates/recoveries/landlord shortfall
• Review Realty Tax invoice to ensure accuracy prior to distribution to major tenants
• Work with Tax consultants to maintain Realty Tax reconciliations/models for Ontario properties and major tenant reconciliations in other provinces
• Advise other departments on future changes in Tax legislation or assessment methodology and impact on tenant charge back costs
• Compile and analyze information for Tax consultants regarding Tax appeals & reassessments
• Support properties with respect to lease clause interpretation, variance analysis and changes in denominators
• Set-up tenant recovery models for newly acquired properties
• Recommend process improvements with regard to the Retail Portfolio
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Law or related field

Years of Experience
• 3-5 years lease administration experience required preferably in retail

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with ERP system, Yardi preferable
• Previous system conversion experience
• Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and Word
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Relationship building skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Independent
• Positive Attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Time management skills
• Ability to meet deadlines

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Accountant

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-11-13
Position Summary

The Accountant is the main contact person for processing payment of development invoices and expense reports for the Development & Construction group for the East. The Accountant also provides support to the Senior Financial Analyst, Development (SFA), for analysis, financial reporting and special projects related to development activities for all properties.

Role

Payment of invoices
• Ensure timely & accurate processing of Accounts Payable invoices for the Development & Construction group for the east.
• Code and enter all approved development invoices before forwarding to Accounts Payable group for processing.
• Co-ordinate with Accounts Payable Group to ensure invoices paid on a timely basis.
• Handle all invoice inquiries related to the Development & Construction group for the East, from the vendors as well as departments within the company.

Support to the Property Accounting Group
• Track payment of invoices and maintain updated list of invoices paid and outstanding for each development project.
• Provide support to the SFA and accountants in the preparation of monthly accruals and cash calls, annual budget, quarterly reforecast and year-end reporting.
• Other duties/special projects as assigned.

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• College diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field preferred
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 1 year experience in an Accounting environment
• Experience working in a Real estate environment an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
• Experience using an ERP system (MRI preferred)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Positive attitude
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Building Operator

Sunridge Mall - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2017-11-09
Position Summary

The main responsibilities of the Building Operator are to perform day to day preventative maintenance and troubleshooting for extensive Building Automation Systems as well as customer service duties to ensure the seamless operation of the property.

Please note that the successful candidate will have a flexible work schedule including availability during the day, evenings and on weekends.

Role

• Plan, coordinate, and perform maintenance and repair of all electrical and/or mechanical equipment and maintain up-to-date records of activities
• Monitor and operate the Building Automation System and ensure that problems are addressed to prevent system malfunctions and downtime
• Ensure that all calls for service of mechanical and electrical equipment are made in an expeditious manner and follow-up to ensure quality of work
• Inspect and troubleshoot issues relating to the Fire Protection System (where applicable)
• Address all electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning problems that arise and replace parts as necessary in conjunction with the Building Code
• Record and maintain all water chemical tests and add the required chemicals to the building-closed HVAC systems
• Maintain all electrical and mechanical rooms so that they are clean and organized at all times, including the painting of piping, pumps and floors
• Address tenant requests and complaints promptly and professionally
• Assist Management with all aspects of building operations such as budgeting for capital expenditures, purchasing of materials, controlling inventory of stocked items, directing contractors for budgeted work, and making recommendations on possible changes to enhance the efficiency of building operations
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials (if applicable)
• Operate owners’ motorized equipment (i.e. forklift, tractor, scissor lift, etc.)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education or Equivalent
• Secondary School diploma or equivalent
• College Diploma in a related field an asset
• Enrolled in or completion of Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program)
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket, or Fireman’s Power Engineering Ticket
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset

Years of Experience
• 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• WHMIS certification an asset
• Knowledge of Healthy and Safety legislation
• Working knowledge of Fire and Building codes
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
• Valid Driver’s License
• Ability to work flexible/extended hours

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Sherwood Park Mall - Sherwood Park, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2017-11-09
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com