The Technical Specialist, Real Property Management, provides 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 duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:


Complete complex real property project work (e.g. facility reviews, technical reviews, strategic plans, development plans)
Assist with generating facility management statements of operational requirements, preparing business cases and conducting investigations, as required
Manage and administer contracts to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and quality specifications
Coordinate and solve day-to-day contractual problems
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)
Audit facilities to determine compliance, condition, maintenance requirements, energy efficiency and Client-Partner satisfaction
Participate in procurement planning
Provide project management support to real property information management systems
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


Assist in drafting real property policy
Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal and for the Client-Partners)
Support and/or lead business development activities
Manage risk
Other duties as assigned


General and Specific Knowledge

Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, land use, facility management and maintenance methods
Client-Partner, Public Services and Procurement Canada and Treasury Board Secretariat  policies and procedures
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 four 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


Provide functional advice and guidance 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

About Defence Construction Canada

Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is a Crown corporation that provides innovative and cost-effective contracting, construction contract management, infrastructure and environmental services, and lifecycle support for Canada's defence requirements.

Our Client-Partners are the Assistant Deputy Minister Infrastructure and Environment (ADM IE) Group at the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE).

A career at Defence Construction Canada will give you the chance to learn, excel and engage in exciting and meaningful work in the fields of engineering, environmental science and infrastructure services. Our organization is big enough to take on multi-million dollar projects but small enough to deliver personal service. DCC provides a comprehensive salary and benefits package. Learn more.