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Facilities Maintenance Manager

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Operation & Maintenance

Toronto, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  10-15 years
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About SYSTRA Canada


SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm who is dedicated to transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods.


Imagining and implementing the safest, most efficient, and economical tailor-made transport solutions: this is what guides us daily. Thanks to the know-how of our 7500 experts, we are involved in all phases of transport projects: Preliminary and design studies, construction phases, test and commissioning, operation, and maintenance.


Our engineers work with passion to provide people around the world with the opportunity to move freely every day. They are men and women who put all their business expertise and human qualities to work to transform the world through innovative means of transport. Join them and let's invent tomorrow's public transport together.


SYSTRA's ambition is to be the benchmark for transport solutions and an opinion leader in mobility.




Facility Maintenance Manager to advise the client on matters of installation, repair and upkeep of subway stations and design requirement to adequately address maintenance needs.


This candidate will have a solid understanding of plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems as well as station finishes, platform maintenance and other areas. They will be well-versed in all maintenance process and health and safety regulations. The ideal candidate will also have aptitude in undertaking tasks such as estimate reviews, questioning “capital front loading and gold plating” etc.


Role and responsibilities


  • Review proposed maintenance procedures and provide value added feedback
  • Participate in planning of future repair and installation activities, including at adjacent construction sites, such as Kennedy
  • Review and comment on projected workload and of maintenance staff (custodians, janitors etc.)
  • Suggest and proactively monitor planned equipment inventory and use historical knowledge / lessons learned to advise
  • Review future budgets for maintenance
  • Assist in management of relationships with operators, contractors and service providers
  • Ensure the team treats health and safety policies as priority




Years of experience: 12-15 years of experience as maintenance manager, preferably for a transit system and a maintenance supervisor / line worker for 10 years prior to that


Technical competencies:

  • Experience in planning maintenance operations
  • Solid understanding of technical aspects of plumbing, carpentry, electrical systems etc.
  • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment, local contractors.
  • Ability to keep track of and report on activity


Personal & soft skills:   

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Fluent in English


Employment terms and conditions


Contract nature: Permanent

Location: Toronto – Ontario – Canada

Division: Transit

Reports to: Transit Interface Director

Remuneration: According to the profile



This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties will apply as required.

In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

SYSTRA Canada is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values applications from all and offers employment equity based on the merits and abilities of candidates and personnel.