Manager, Facilities

FBO Operations Dorval, Quebec



Skyservice is a North American leader in business aviation. Built on the key principles of safety and service excellence, we provide a full service experience from Aircraft Management, Aircraft Charter, Maintenance and Aircraft sales from our Fixed Base Operations that span Canada and the western United States. People and values are the inseparable assets that drive our dedication to Quality, Safety, Respect, Commitment and Efficiency. These are the core values that guide us every day and help build our reputation as leaders in aviation services. Skyservice is a team dedicated to supporting and developing our employees. If you want to grow your career and broaden your experience, then Skyservice is the right team for you.


Reporting to the Regional Manager, FBO, the Manager, Facilities will direct and manage all Skyservice Facilities in Quebec. This includes the location 9785 and 10105 Ryan Ave, 1200 Percival-Reid Rd and any new locations in Quebec. The Manager will ensure facilities are managed to a high standard and comply with established procedures and corporate standards.


  • Lead the Facilities team at Quebec locations which includes performance management, recruitment, scheduling, payroll, and budget management;
  • Participate in the preparation of facility budgets and Capex for all locations.
  • Develop short and long-term cost saving measures at each facility;
  • Ensure the effective implementation of all safety standards and programs as well as compliance;
  • Standardize and maintain facility and tenant manuals to streamline facilities procedures;
  • Monitor / develop facility preventative maintenance programs and leasehold improvements at each location keeping emergency failures at a minimum to reduce costs;
  • Provide corrective action plans for internal and external audit findings related to Quebec facilities;
  • Build relationships in each region with key stakeholders, including managing peer-relationships with Airport Authorities and acting as a liaison for all projects that require permitting from the local Airport Authorities including construction and special events;
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations including Transport Canada/ADM airport access, Line Safety Systems including controlling the access systems and issuance of any access keys, automatic and primary security control doors;
  • Participate in ADM facility/security related sessions as required;
  • Support the management of head-lease relationships and ensure leasehold improvement commitments are met;
  • Lead all facilities improvements and renovations including the management of contractors;
  • Lead the team responsible for GSE Equipment & Vehicles and ensure that all equipment and vehicles are maintained to standard while also reflecting brand standards (logos/decals, etc.);
  • Ensure security plans are in place and updated annually at each location;
  • Ensure evacuation plans are up to date and tested at each location;
  • Ensure fire inspections are accomplished at each location;
  • Vendor management for any facility related items - Secure and manage vendor contracts including snow removal, janitorial, waste removal, Canadian Linen, Shred-It, etc.;
  • Communicate effectively with other departments and ensure sharing of information;
  • Work with Finance and IT teams to identify technology needs and process improvements - roll- out solutions at a facilities-operations level;
  • Act as a key member of the Events-Go-Team;
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience managing facilities in progressively more responsible positions including a minimum of two (2) years’ experience supervising employees. Degree/diploma in Business Administration, or a related field, or equivalent related education and directly related experience;
  • Certification in Facilities Management or progress towards completion of such a designation, equivalent experience is highly desired;
  • Demonstrated experience in property and building repairs, renovations and equipment modifications covering structural, electrical, and mechanical systems;
  • Multi-unit, regional facilities-scope and Airport experience, an asset;
  • Strong knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Act and building codes/airport construction codes with ability to read and understand drawings;
  • Experience with contract/subcontract creation, administration and oversight including assembling and issuing RFQ/RFPs;
  • Thorough working knowledge of custodial and maintenance processes, vehicle and equipment purchase and maintenance processes;
  • Demonstrated disciplined approach to project and workload management.
  • Resourceful and self-sufficient with strong time management skills and the ability to determine priorities and manage several projects simultaneously;
  • Excellent budget management, organizational and analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates initiative, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstrated supervisory and leadership experience;
  • Computer literacy - proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint) and AutoCAD;
  • Excellent technical, presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Self-starter with excellent work ethic who delivers superior customer service;
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Skyservice is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. If for any reason you cannot apply through our job board, please contact a member of our Human Resources team for special accommodation.