Robert Sochowski joins Building Operations as the Manager, Maintenance Planning

Robert Sochowski will be joining Building Operations as the Manager, Maintenance Planning effective Monday November 5, 2018. Robert will support our Asset Stewardship and Customer Experience Strategies. Reporting to Peter McLoughlin, Senior Manager, System Owner Mechanical, this position will be responsible for developing and implementing proactive maintenance planning strategies to support excellence in research and learning.

Prior to joining Building Operations, Robert was the Facilities Maintenance & Engineering Manager for Alberta Health Services. He brings more than 20 years of multidisciplinary building systems experience in a variety of areas, including overseeing preventative and demand maintenance issues for various types of building mechanical systems (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, and BMS), facility fire and life safety programs, and developing standard operating procedures (SOPs), inspections, and budgeting.

Robert has designed mechanical systems for various post-secondary facilities, served as a municipal building inspector and is a national chair serving on several Canadian Standards Association technical standards committees. Robert is a Certified Professional Mechanical Technologist of BC, a member of ASHRAE (past chapter president), and a LEED-accredited professional. Robert also holds a doctoral degree in education, along with a master’s degree in leadership.