Building Systems Coordinator

Date Posted: 11/29/2021
Req ID: 19333
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC: Facilities Management
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)


About us:

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.

Your opportunity:

Working under the direction of the Manager, Facility Asset & Utilities Planning, you will be responsible for electrical system planning, design, construction admin, documentation maintenance, and facilities portfolio at University of Toronto Scarborough Campus.

You will partake in building assessments, infrastructure upgrades, renovations, coordination of campus system shut-downs, new construction projects through planning and implementing the development of new standards as well as assisting with construction site coordination and project turnover. This would include the planning and execution and project management support of electrical utilities infrastructure upgrades, site coordination of construction activities, creation of electrical building services design standards and contribute to the Campus utilities reduction strategies and asset management strategies

You will apply your knowledge of data analysis, design and construction to surveys existing systems, develop construction documentation and assist with procurement, create drawings and documentation for the project in accordance with current codes and standards, review completed work, liaise with parties involved and provide reports as requested.

In general, you will work on collaborative multidisciplinary teams who work together to renew, transform the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus for its whole community.

Working closely with the Facilities Management team, your proactive and forethoughtful approach will be instrumental in forecasting and planning upcoming projects and plans.

Your responsibilities will include:


  • Analyzing and recommending options for project design to solve problems creatively
  • Analyzing, synthesizing and incorporating information from multiple sources into technical documents for reporting and review of senior staff
  • Liaising between stakeholders and/or contractors
  • Coordinating and communicating work being performed on facilities to minimize disruptions to daily operations
  • Reviewing drawings, contract documents and site conditions to capture updates and changes to existing site/building conditions in AutoCAD
  • Resolving issues within the scope of the role and escalating problems as required
  • Producing technical documentation and CAD drawings for approval
  • Planning and estimating financial resources required for programs and/or projects


Essential Qualifications:


  • Advanced College Diploma (3 years) or acceptable combination of equivalent experience
  • Minimum four years of related work experience in the engineering industry
  • Experience in electrical design and contract admin experience (power, lighting, lighting control, fire alarm, communications, security, and relevant fields)
  • Demonstrated experience producing technical documentation and CAD drawings and reviewing technical design documents with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience processing and analyzing datasets using technical tools and disseminating data reports
  • Experience conducting site visits to inspect work and ensure adherence to timelines
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating project activities and cost estimates, maintaining project records, and preparing planning reports
  • Experience understanding and applying national and local codes and standards (OBC, OESC, ASHRAE, NFPA) to electrical and life-safety design
  • Strong problem-solver, forethoughtful and proactive
  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office particular proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Project, as well as AutoCAD, and Bluebeam
  • Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and the promotion of a respectful and collegial and working environment

Assets (Nonessential):


  • Undergraduate Degree in Electrical Engineering and working towards a professional engineer license (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) preferred
  • Registered as Engineering Intern (EIT) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) preferred
  • Working experience with photometric calculation software is an asset
  • Design experience with REVIT is an asset

To be successful in this role you will be:


  • Adaptable
  • Goal oriented
  • Proactive
  • Problem solver
  • Self-confident
  • Team player




  • Hours of Work: Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM
  • A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.


Closing Date: 01/17/2022, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW 
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing 
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:  
USW Pay Band 12 -- $70,427 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $90,064. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol. 
Job Category: Engineering / Technical

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.