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BMO Financial Group Critical Environments Operator in Barrie, Ontario


50 Reid Drive

Job Family Group:

Real Estate

Shift Work

Plans, builds, operates, monitors, maintains, and repairs electrical, mechanical, and other integrated infrastructure equipment and systems for BMO Financial Group’s worldwide owned and leased facilities to maintain maximum availability, reliability, and efficiency. Acts as the main point of contact to provide emergency and operational engineering support and resolve complex issues for critical facilities infrastructure that ensure maximum system availability, reliability, and efficiency.

  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Monitors and tracks performance, and addresses any issues.

  • Builds change management plans of varying scope and type; leads or participates in a variety of change management activities including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.

  • Executes work to deliver timely, accurate, and efficient service.

  • Plans or maintains the reliable operation of integrated facility infrastructure support systems (e.g. electrical and mechanical systems, uninterrupted power supply (UPS), emergency power generators, hydro power, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), fire detection and suppression, electrical power monitoring system) and building automation systems to fulfil mandated uptime commitment.

  • Inspects grounds, facilities, and infrastructure support systems, and their performance to determine necessity of repairs or maintenance, and conducts scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance.

  • Identifies and investigates issues to determine causes, perform minor repairs, document work, and engage internal resources or external service providers and resolve issues or escalate to the manager; provides communication to management and key stakeholders.

  • Responds to building occupant requests and concerns that resolve facility issues.

  • Focus may be on a business/group.

  • Thinks creatively and proposes new solutions.

  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.

  • Works mostly independently.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.


  • Typically between 3 - 5 years of relevant experience and a post-secondary degree in electrical or mechanical engineering and/or trade certification is optional but not required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with building infrastructure system design electrical and/or mechanical engineering, preferably within a mission critical facility and/or financial services environment.

  • Strong experience with electrical and/or mechanical and architectural planning and design for high availability computer facilities, field construction methods, construction cost estimation, and fire prevention; experience providing emergency response support.

  • Good understanding of environmental requirements of computer hardware, data communications, business process equipment, and overall building systems in continuous production environments and associated risks and impacts.

  • Experience with reviewing project documentation to provide feedback and translate business requirements into system solutions.

  • Working knowledge of construction codes, by-laws, facilities management, operations, health and safety, and industry standards pertaining to critical systems planning, engineering design and installation.

  • Familiarity with financial budgeting and financial processes, operations and construction contract policies, procedures, and audit requirements.

  • Exposure to process and/or project management tools and methodologies.

  • Basic understanding of risk and regulatory requirements, policies, and best practices relevant to financial institutions.

  • Proficiency with planning design software tools, AutoCAD database management, and the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Specialized knowledge from education and/or business experience.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.

  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.

  • Influence skills - In-depth.

We’re here to help

At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

BMO Financial GroupServing customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.