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Regional Building Coordinator

Priority may be given to the following designated employment equity groups:  women, Indigenous peoples* (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), persons with disabilities and racialized persons*.


* The Employment Equity Act, which is under review, uses the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. 


City: London 

Organizational Unit: Real Property Planning and Management 

Classification: AS-3 

Tenure: Continuing 

Language Requirements: English  

The NRC Advantage

Great Minds. One Goal. Canada's Success.


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.


We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.


At the NRC, we know that diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, a safe and respectful work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system.  We welcome all qualified applicants and encourage you to complete the employment equity self-declaration questions during the job application process.


Please let us know of any accommodation measures required to help you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Please note that the information you provide will be treated confidentially. 

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.


We are looking for a Regional Building Coordinator to support our Real Property Planning and Management Branch (RPPM). The Regional Building Coordinator would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.


Real property management at NRC is provided by the Real Property Planning and Management (RPPM) Branch. The successful candidate will work under the direction the Site Operations Supervisor. As part of the RPPM’s team, the primary responsibility of the Building Coordinator is the delivery of services associated with managing base building and research facility operations in a world class research technology organization in support of NRC’s goals and the goals of the Research Centres.  


RPPM is very much a “Client Focused” based organization working in a team environment of professionals, trades, administrative personnel and third party contractors in providing services to its research centre clients.  Acting as the primary on-site contact for the research clients, the Building Coordinator plays a critical interface between the research unit requirements and the delivery of real property services of RPPM.  


In cooperation with the Real Property group, the Engineering Office and RPPM Operations & Maintenance staff, the incumbent will help establish research facility requirements and priorities through their knowledge of building systems and facility operations through, discussions with research clients and managers.

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:


College diploma in Architectural, Civil, Structural, Electrical, Electronic or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience could be considered.  


BOMA or IFMA designations might be considered as an asset. 


For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency


  • Significant* experience in the coordination, administration and delivery of building management related activities and services, such as facility maintenance, property management, infrastructure support and support to specialized laboratories in a research or industrial setting. 
  • Significant* experience responding to client requests. 
  • Significant* experience reviewing health and safety standards are met and arranging for repairs if required. 
  • Significant* experience coordinating small projects or/and renovations. 

*Significant – 2 to 6 years



  • Experience in space planning/design in a commercial, industrial, institutional and/or multi-level office building setting.  
  • Experience with a computerized maintenance and management system such as SAP Plant Maintenance .
  • Experience in Facility Management in a commercial, industrial, institutional and/or multi-level office building setting. 
  • Experience in Workplace Safety and Health training in a research environment.

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

Language Requirements


Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

  • Ability to explain in sufficient detail implications of service interruptions to building occupants and to make arrangements for minimize adverse impacts.  
  • Solid ability to assess and communicate building or space alteration requirements from information provided by staff. 
  • Basic ability to interpret drawings/plans as well as prepare preliminary sketches. 
  • Solid ability to identify unsafe work activities and environments.  
  • Basic ability to coordinate concurrent construction projects and updates on status. 
  • Basic knowledge of Treasury Board policies and procedures related to physical security and property management activities, applicable building codes, standards, related legislation (i.e. federal and provincial), health and safety and environmental policies.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Technology support - Client focus (Level 2)
  • Technology support - Communication (Level 2)
  • Technology support - Conceptual and analytical ability (Level 2)
  • Technology support - Results orientation (Level 2)
  • Technology support - Teamwork (Level 2)

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Technology Support


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Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.


From $64,022 to $75,389 per annum. 


NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of competitive benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.


  • A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
  • Willing and able to work occasional overtime, including nights, weekends and statutory holidays. 
  • Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (17822) to:


Telephone: 613-993-0542 

Closing Date: 24 August 2022 - 23:59 Eastern Time 



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