Technical Specialist, Real Property Management

The Technical Specialist, Real Property Management, provides complex real property management services to support the delivery of Client-Partner real property projects and programs. The incumbent acts as a technical specialist, implementing facility management and maintenance, energy management, capital renewal planning, maintenance planning and/or real property development planning programs. The incumbent coordinates activities for complex projects, undertakes research, studies and assessments, and manages the Client-Partner relationship.The incumbent supports the planning, procurement, and negotiation of Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs). Related experience to the establishment of EPCs, including assessment of measures, carbon accounting of real property initiatives, financial management, and technical interpretation of contract language are desired assets to the position

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:

  • Complete complex real property project work (e.g. real property studies and asset assessments, facility reviews, lease and land acquisition guidance, technical reviews, strategic plans, development plans)
  • Research, analyze and develop major policies, standards, directives and performance indicators
  • Generate facility management statements of operational requirements, prepare business cases and conduct investigations, as required
  • Develop real property training programs, Real Property Management Framework, organizational change management options analysis, and Master Real Property Development Plan synopsis documents
  • Develop, implement and manage real property management programs (preventive and demand maintenance administration) and/or energy programs to ensure buildings and systems remain operational and energy efficient (e.g. identify maintenance and repair requirements, determine damage responsibility, prepare estimates and technical reports)
  • Develop specific information management tools to track new requirements for reporting and tracking real property data
  • Support and/or lead business development activities
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations
  • Manage risk


  • Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal and for the Client-Partners)
  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, land use, facility management and maintenance
  • Maintenance planning and assessment.
  • Building Information Modelling and Computer-Aided Design is an asset
  • Project and risk management principles

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

  • Minimum: college diploma in land use planning, engineering, architecture, facility/property management or related field with five years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
  • Preferred: university degree in one of the above fields and/or additional training in project management; professional certification may be required depending on position (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist or related designation); eligible for certification as a professional planner if working in planning role (e.g. Registered Professional Planner, Real Property Administrator, Facilities Management Administrator)


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems.
  • Apply project and risk management techniques.
  • Be bilingual (English and French; mandatory)


  • Provide functional direction and advice to employees and the Client-Partners


  • Typical office environment with occasional travel
  • Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment