Date Posted: 05/24/2024
Req ID:37452
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Facilities Management
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)





The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.


In the Facilities Management department, we take pride in our buildings and grounds and provide a welcoming, service-oriented, clean and safe environment for our students, faculty and staff. Our mission is to facilitate the Academic Mission of Excellence in Research and Teaching by providing a safe, clean, healthy, comfortable and sustainable environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.


This search aligns with the University’s commitment to strategically and proactively promote diversity among our community members (Statement on Equity, Diversity & Excellence). Recognizing that Black, Indigenous, and other Racialized communities have experienced inequities that have developed historically and are ongoing, we strongly welcome and encourage candidates from those communities to apply.




Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Engineering and Physical Plant, the Manager is responsible for managing the Maintenance Systems within the Engineering Operations. Primary responsibilities include managing the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all associated equipment and services in all buildings at the University of Toronto Scarborough; developing procedures of operations; initiating daily/preventative maintenance work orders and ensuring implementation through regular inspections; instructing in the use of appropriate maintenance and repair methods; troubleshooting and resolving equipment and systems to minimize downtime; coordinating work between contractors, trades and UTSC staff; directly managing and delegating work of the Electrician, Electrician Apprentice, Plumber and indirectly managing Lead Hand, Shift Engineers and Maintenance Operating Engineers.


The Manager will manage and direct all stages of projects, including: consulting/client liaison, initial review/cost estimates, project system design, analysis of system functionality and performance requirements, troubleshooting and resolving to propose alternatives, implementation, commissioning, and final review of multiple upgrades/modification projects. They will add stamp to designs after they ensure they are clearly captured.


The Manager will use Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques to plan the annual maintenance schedule. They will develop the maintenance budget based on predicted costs as an output from the annual maintenance schedule. The Manager will analyze and identify equipment near end of life and propose strategic recommendations for replacement of equipment.


The Manager may act in the capacity of the Assistant Director, Engineering and Physical Plant or as their designate, in their absence.





  • An undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional Engineer licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario; registered and in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).
  • Third (3rd) Class Power Engineer and technical certificate or diploma or a graduate from a technical institution or community college in mechanical or electrical studies or trade school as a Building Engineer or Environmental building systems certificate or Power Engineering certification would be a definite asset.



  • Minimum of eight (8) years of trade experience in building, power plant, workship equipment maintenance including at least two (2) years of managing staff in a unionized environment and/or leadership experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of heating and ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning systems in modern buildings and steam plants.
  • Experience managing and leading projects, budgets and procurement of equipment supplies.
  • Experience managing and resolving conflicts.



  • High caliber technical ability with quality service experience and a sound technical background.
  • Knowledge of Ontario Building Code desirable.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of computer-based maintenance management systems and Reliability Centered Maintenance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills. Familiarity working with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.).



  • Labour relations experience including interpreting and applying terms of collective agreements.
  • Ability to plan maintenance tasks and correlate with existing manpower, budget restrictions and availability of systems.
  • Must possess initiative, tact, good judgment, and ability to multitask.
  • Must have an excellent understanding of the TSSA regulations.
  • Applicants are expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.



  • A full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.


Closing Date: 
06/07/2024,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget – Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 4 – Hiring Zone: $102,763 – $119,892 – Broadband Salary Range: $102,763 – $171,273
Job Category: Engineering / Technical

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