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Senior Building Project Specialist

OLG (Sault Ste. Marie)

Company: OLG
Job Type: Permanent Full
Posting Closes: July 7, 2022
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GAME ON – OLG needs you

We’ve said GAME ON, and we mean it – OLG is rapidly transforming its organization to better serve Ontarians by delivering great gaming experiences through our digital, retail lottery, and land-based casino channels. In our fiscal 2019-20 year alone, OLG delivered over $2.3 billion in net profit to the Province of Ontario. OLG is now expanding our horizons even further, with a new strategic direction, to become a world class gaming entertainment leader with a globally admired digital platform.

We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Senior Building Project Specialist to conduct space planning project activities from low to high complexity and see all projects through to execution and hand-off.


Reporting to the Senior Manager Planning, you will be empowered to:

  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding space planning projects and the creation of space within the Corporate Portfolio, including all asset management, project management, and execution of all moves/adds/changes, along with appropriate coordination of external consultants/engineers and contractors to ensure compliance with OLG and regulatory standards
  • Coordinate, monitor and oversee construction/renovation projects and manage the communication of any potential client business disruption to ensure a high-level of client satisfaction
  • Provide input into space planning and perform drawing and documentation reviews of consultant design development, tender/permit and construction drawings, shop drawings, of varying complexity and monitor the ongoing change in documents during construction/renovation projects in order to ensure that builds are executed in a manner that align with OLG’s business plans
  • Monitor and report on work environment in compliance with safety procedures including use of required safety equipment and identify unsafe practices or conditions
  • Manage and maintain all vendor contracts, ensuring contractors are performing their work in a safe manner fulfilling contractual obligations.
  • Work with Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) to resolve facilities related issues or concerns raised by JHSC as a result of project activity, ensuring building standards and health & safety requirements are met
  • At the end of projects, ensure all permits are closed out, all warranties and manuals are received and stored in soft copy on drives, and all ‘as-builts’ in CAD format are received and distributed to the appropriate parties to ensure accurate documentation is retained
  • Following project implementation, ensure all close out documents are completed, tracked, and communicated where appropriate to Maintenance Lead ensuring effective continuity of maintenance activity.
  • Ensure appropriate hand off to Maintenance Lead of all pertinent maintenance documents, and records
  • Coordinate all logistics/communications regarding project, moves/adds/changes, and conduct/manage physical move of staff equipment and contents ensuring adequate business continuity
  • Ensure contracts and maintenance and repair costs are carried in the cost center
  • Receive and action Service Requests for incoming staff at all corporate sites for execution of planned seating to ensure that employees are outfitted with necessary equipment
  • Escort or coordinate required escort of all non-OLG vendors, consultants, and contractors and arrange all access and elevator booking to ensure activities occur without disruption


Work Experience:  3 years of experience in both commercial office and warehouse facility management and construction 

Education: University or College Degree/Diploma Facility Management or Construction Management | Knowledge of blueprint reading, service contracts and fixed asset management | Knowledge of construction safety and regulations | Knowledge of systems furniture

Critical Skills: Contractor/vendor management | Interpersonal skills | Analytical and problem-solving skills | Project management | Detail oriented | Ability to work independently with a bias to action, prioritize and manage all tasks and projects to successful completion | Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft suite, AutoCAD

Negotiation and Influence: ability to negotiate and influence effectively while being open to perspectives and maintaining strong relationships

Strategic Thinker: strong strategic and critical thinker with ability to delve into unique challenges and find creative solutions

Collaboration & Fun: inclusive and collaborative work style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and Trust: do what's right and operate with transparency and openness


Part of a Bigger Picture: socially responsible company that gives back all its profits to the province and people of Ontario

Flexible Work Environment: to help balance both work and life

You Matter: family friendly work practices and remote work

Freedom to Innovate: supports new and better ways to be successful

Be your Authentic Self: environment that values diversity as a source of strength

Learning Galore: 24-7 access to robust online learning programs 

Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a major defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Government of Ontario

Variable Pay Program: performance-based incentives to share in our success (Permanent OLG Employees Only)

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s purpose is to contribute to a better Ontario by delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a multi-billion-dollar organization with a wide array of business lines including, lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horseracing, and charitable gaming. OLG is amidst a massive transformation focusing on being customer obsessed and bringing our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be grounded in true, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity, and openness in all that we do. We are supporting and empowering employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family friendly work practices including remote work.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential elements of our culture, the cornerstone to our values of respect, integrity, stewardship, and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills to benefit the people and the Province of Ontario.

While we are re-shaping and growing our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose, and ensuring our business delivers meaningful benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested back into the province, contributing to the quality of life for Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG go to our website at  

We look forward to hearing from you, interested applicants please apply online by July 7, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at if you require accommodation at any time throughout the hire process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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