Project Manager, FMO

City Burnaby
Job ID 2022-20830
Corporate Professionals - Non-Clinical - Lower Mainland Facilities Management
Posting Date
12 months ago(6/21/2022 5:43 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
08:00 - 16:00
Days Off
Saturday, Sunday
Facilities Management
Salary at Time of Posting
$41.35 - $59.43 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable places to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.


We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.


Position Highlights:

Bring your strengths in mechanical technical expertise, project management, facilities operations and supervisory skills to a role where you can really make a difference. We are seeking a Project Manager, Facilities Maintenance & Operations (FMO), Mechanical to oversee and manage all non-clinical facility related activities for facility development for the Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment Project.


As a Project Manager, you will lead and coordinate project construction management, project construction budgets, specification development and design reviews as well as direct contractors, consultants and FHA Facilities staff for the Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment Project representing FMO, lifecycle, asset management and quality management.  If you are passionate about leadership, innovation and technical project management, we want you to bring your outstanding skills to our team.


Build on your education and experience as you:

  • Lead the technical review, inspection and observation during design, construction, handover and start-up with mechanical expertise to ensure compliance with the project requirements, relevant government regulations, guidelines and the Organizations’ requirements. 
  • Coordinate with FMO for collaborative design reviews, work plan coordination, operational shutdowns and tie-ins
  • Lead and partake in the development of specifications, tenders, design and submission reviews, commissioning activities and budgeting for ongoing operations and maintenance
  • Manage inquiries/requests submitted by the contractors in conjunction with the Project Team, FMO and other key stakeholders ensuring successful and coordinated response.
  • Conduct regular construction site observations to ensure construction and equipment installations align with the project requirements
  • Develop and manage the project capital facilities construction budget and post construction budget requirements
  • Provide guidance in resolving construction-related issues, in collaboration with the Project Team, FMO and stakeholders; assist with the resolution of disputes with construction contracts/consultants
  • Provide quality control in collaboration with advisors/consultants to ensure that the project meets the Project’s requirements as set out in the contract

Are you motivated to join our team? We will be looking for you to have the following:

  • Diploma in Architectural and Building Technology or Trades Qualification Certificate supplemented by appropriate formal training such as a Building Construction Technology Certificate
  • Mechanical experience in the health care facilities
  • Seven (7) to nine (9) years' recent, related experience in managing design, construction and operations matters inclusive of five (5) years' recent, related supervisory experience and two (2) years' project management experience within a complex healthcare environment
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be acceptable if it relates to mechanical systems

This is a regular full time opportunity based out of Burnaby Hospital, which is located in Burnaby, BC.


Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why we think you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are outstanding in their respective fields.
  • Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Are you passionate about setting direction focused on building an engaging environment that challenges others to achieve their goals? In a career with Fraser Health, you will be a part of a dedicated team of providers in a vibrant and fulfilling health care environment. We value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Take the next step and apply so that we can continue the conversation about this valuable position.

Detailed Overview

Responsible for managing the implementation of approved facilities projects on matters relating to infrastructure and equipment installation issues for Fraser Health (FH) including project construction management, project construction budgets and dispute resolution for extra costs from contractors. Directs contractors and consultants and supervises assigned Capital Projects or Facilities Maintenance & Operations (FMO) staff.


  1. Establishes project team structure and provides leadership to project teams on facilities projects by directing the work of the contractors, consultants and designated Capital Projects or FMO staff and by supervising the work of assigned Capital Projects or FMO staff ensuring the completion of the work is to the required standards.

  2. Develops and manages the project plan in conjunction with Project Managers, Facilities Planners and Manager, FMO for the onsite construction projects ensuring successful and coordinated completion of the facilities construction project. Conducts regular construction site inspections to ensure construction and equipment installations comply with maintenance requirements.

  3. Develops and manages the project capital facilities construction budget and post construction budget requirements.

  4. Reviews drawings and specifications produced by external project consultants ensuring the efficient and effective integration of systems and processes with existing systems and processes; reviews project design and scope making recommendation as required.

  5. Negotiates, on behalf of the Employer, claims for extra costs arising from contractual issues with the contractor(s).

  6. Authorizes and coordinates systems shutdowns affecting the campus operations.

  7. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and commonly accepted standards including WorkSafe BC, fire, building, electrical and plumbing and all local by-laws and other related regulations.

  8. Liaises with project stakeholders and sponsors to communicate the project status and work activities affecting the campus operations.

  9. Provides guidance in resolving construction-related issues, in collaboration with stakeholders and staff; assists with the resolution of disputes with construction contracts/consultants.

  10. Provides assistance to FH during the design development stage, focusing on construction implementation issues and value management; assists the Facilities Planners and the Facilities Maintenance & Operations Managers in planning and implementing designated projects.

  11. Represents FH on matters relating to the construction and commissioning phases of the project including equipment installation; works in partnership with stakeholders and staff to develop project management and construction standards and procedures.

  12. Provides quality control in collaboration with advisors to ensure that the project meets FH requirements as set out in the contract.


Education and Experience

Diploma in Building (Construction) Technology/Instrumentation and Controls/related Engineering, or Trades Qualification Certificate/Power and Process Engineering Certificate, plus seven (7) to nine (9) years' recent, related experience in managing design/construction, mechanical/electrical commissioning, or facilities operations and management inclusive of five (5) years' recent, related supervisory experience and two (2) years' project management experience within a complex healthcare environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.

Professional/Technical Capabilities

  • Ability to read blueprints and drawings.

  • Ability to operate related equipment including relevant software applications.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable by-laws, codes and regulations.


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