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Operations and Maintenance Manager – Ottawa

Requisition ID: 30658

Domein: Projectleiders/Managers/Overig

Soort baan: Standard

Werktijd: Full-Time

The Equans Group is a world leader in the energy and services industry. The Group operates in 20 countries and has 90,000 employees on 5 continents. Equans designs, installs, and delivers customized solutions to improve its customers’ equipment, systems and technical processes and optimize their use in the context of their energy, industrial and digital transitions. Active in Canada and the United States for more than 30 years, Equans Services is the partner of businesses, industries and institutions that want to move towards more connected buildings, manage their facilities efficiently and decarbonize transportation infrastructure and mobility. We design, install, and maintain custom solutions to improve our customers’ facilities, systems, and infrastructures. Our core offerings are focused in the following areas: • Integrated Asset and Facilities Management• Operation and maintenance of buildings and equipment• Energy efficiency solutions and sustainability plan• Building automation and controls• Solutions for transportation and mobility


To learn more, visit www.equans.com .



Job Summary :

The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Manager will lead the maintenance and operation of the District Energy Systems (DES), while supporting a safe work environment. The DES includes five thermal plants and the associated distribution network. In accordance with contractual obligations, the DES will produce and deliver chilled water, low temperature hot water and steam to a network of buildings, at established thermal water temperatures and required flow rates, through piping network meeting optimum energy efficiency.



Responsabilities :

  • Ensure adequate implementation and compliance of the various company and industry health & safety policies and procedures for all employees.
  • Implement and maintain preventive and corrective maintenance plans for all DES facility equipment currently under operation and any new facilities, according to manufacturers’ recommendations and contractual requirements.
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders regarding many facets surrounding operations of thermal energy systems.
  • Review and analyze daily performance reports and ensure corrective and preventive actions are carried out as needed.
  • Provide all relevant details to DES General Manager & submit monthly operations and maintenance reports pertaining to cost analysis, for generated DES & facility efficiencies, for each location.
  • Improve energy efficiency of all DES & facilities plants, as per required contract specifications.
  • Help employees grow and develop new & various skills.
  • Ensure the maintenance of all inventory records.
  • Coordinate with all technical departments as needed, the various required activities related to heating & cooling water.
  • Planning and implementing small projects within his operations business
  • Carry out any other technical work or activities which may be delegated by the senior management and/or the client.
  • Prepare budgets for all designated DES and review O&M reports associated with the process.
  • Always maintain and in accordance to regulations and contract requirements, the required performance data records (preventive and corrective maintenance, breakdowns, opening & closing, and operational records).



Requirements :

  • 10 years of experience as a manager of a technical installation and/or facility in the energy sector;
  • BSc/BA in engineering/other technical degree required;
  • Good understating of industry stakeholders and forces that can influence;
  • Strong leadership capabilities to manage a dynamic team;
  • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) will be considered assets;
  • Familiarity with multifaceted technical and business operations;
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines;
  • Complex problem solving and abilities and effective decision-making.


EQUANS Services Inc. offers you:  

  • Annual bonus program;
  • Group pension plan;
  • Balance between work and personal life;
  • Group insurance from your first day of work;
  • We strongly believe in the importance of diversity and inclusion.


Equal employment opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.



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Equans, a Bouygues group company, is the world leader in multi-technical services with offices in 20 country hubs.

With nearly 95,000 highly qualified employees and a strong geographic footprint through our historical local brands, we have excellent technical know-how in design, installation, maintenance and performance services, with a unique combination of skills as in HVAC, Cooling & Fire protection, Facility Management, Digital & ICT, Electrical, Mechanical & Robotics…