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Supervisor, Facility Management
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Permanent - Full time
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Facilities Management
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The Facility Management group is seeking a talented and results-oriented supervisor to manage the track maintenance and capital projects teams of the Montreal Maintenance Centre (MMC) in Pointe-Saint-Charles. The Facility Management group consists of specialized technicians and tradespersons able to do the vast majority of work related to maintenance of buildings, tracks and stationary equipment at the Montreal Maintenance Centre.

The ideal candidate should have experience in organizing working groups, coaching employees, monitoring progress, applying occupational health and safety regulations and complying with collective agreements in force.

You should possess solid communication and leadership skills and be able to efficiently solve problems in the workplace. You should be enthusiastic about guiding, training and supporting team members to help us fulfill our “Passengers first” mission, which means that “we continuously strive to offer them a smarter and safer travel experience across Canada.”

The candidate selected will be people-focused, supportive and flexible in order to get the most out of their team. You should also be a natural leader who strives to inspire employees to achieve their best and to adapt to changing conditions so that they take ownership of their work in a context of continuous improvement.

The Facility Management Supervisor is responsible for:
-Working with engineers on planning, setting deadlines and coordinating capital projects to ensure safe and continued facility operations under the responsibility of Facility Management
-Setting performance objectives and handling the implementation of tasks for the preventive maintenance management program; recommending improvements to existing methods and programs to increase work productivity and efficiency, as well as system and equipment performance
-Delegating work to employees, monitoring progress and providing constructive feedback over a project’s lifespan; evaluating maintenance system performance, encouraging team members and devising strategies to increase productivity
-Resolving work quality problems, issues between employees and other concerns in an effective and timely manner
-Properly using management systems in place to ensure that employees comply with company policies and that maintenance and repair work is done according to the Maintenance Centre’s quality standards and in compliance with safety and environmental regulations
-Drafting technical specifications for train service agreements and supervising work done by specialist contractors; handling equipment acquisition, invoicing, the work order log, hours worked and employee training needs
-Promoting and strengthening a work environment that is focused on individual healthy and safety, the protection of company assets, loss prevention and environmental protection
-Promoting employee skill development and cohesive work environments for employee groups under the supervisor’s responsibility

- Diploma of college studies in electronics engineering technology, building services technology, or any other relevant degree
- Minimum of ten years of relevant experience in construction project management and physical asset maintenance management
- Minimum of five years of experience in supervision and coaching of unionized staff
- Solid experience working with a computer-based maintenance management system
- Construction safety training

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to act as an intermediary between subordinates and executive management
Strong leadership skills and teamwork skills, good time management, solid administrative skills, ability to make informed decisions quickly and under pressure
Versatility; solid organizational, planning and problem-solving skills; ability to directly lead multiple projects while meeting deadlines and staying under budget
Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel), good knowledge of databases and enterprise systems such as SharePoint, Lotus Notes, Oracle.
-Knowledge of AUTOCAD, an asset.

Good knowledge of English and French

VIA Rail thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. VIA Rail is an employment-equity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. VIA Rail Canada is proud to be a military friendly employer.

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