Chief Operating Engineer

Dec 30 2023




Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? Join a growing, action-oriented, safety-driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection.


  • Must possess a valid 1ST Class Operating Engineer’s License,
  • Knowledge of the Operating Engineers Act, Boilers, Pressure Vessels, and fuels.
  • Knowledge of all applicable TSSA regulations.
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Power Engineering Technology or a related field of study or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of power generation/transmission technology, water and wastewater treatment including processes, procedures, and related systems in a plant environment.
  • Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
  • Knowledge of computers and ability to operate computer systems and software applications including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and to conduct research using the internet.
  • SAP knowledge/experience would be an asset.
  • High level of problem-solving/analytical skills
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team is required.


  • Related Utilities management experience in plant operations with a focus on power technology, systems, processes, and project management.
  • Must have related experience and be familiar with plant operations, systems, processes, procedures, and experience with TSSA regulations on several levels.
  • Proven experience with diagnostic, analytical, and problem-solving to resolve issues effectively.
  • Previous Utilities-related experience including planning, coordinating, and organizing work or projects.
  • Related experience in preparing reports and maintaining accurate records.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to deal with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.
  • Previous experience with Health and Safety practices and procedures in a manufacturing environment, ideally a chemical processing facility.


  • Ensures that all utilities, i.e. steam, air, water, fire, and waste systems are supplied to the plant for both consumption and uninterrupted production.
  • Conducts daily work activities in support of HSE objectives and policies.
  • Assists with carrying out duties, responsibilities, and authority as defined in HSE programs, practices, and procedures.
  • Works safely, with respect to health and environmental requirements.
  • Coordinates maintenance for department equipment including routine maintenance checks.
  • Diagnoses problems and determines possible solutions.
  • Advises and assists maintenance as required.
  • Issues safety work permits as required.
  • Maintains daily log sheets, operational data, and charts for purposes of record keeping as legislated.
  • Ensures that all work performed is done in accordance with plant Safety policies and procedures, Environmental standards and TSSA standards.
  • Ensures that general housekeeping and minor maintenance is performed within the Utilities department.
  • Assists in developing, updating, and proofing department procedures.
  • Provides operational and various administrative support functions.
  • Provides inventory control and orders Utility chemicals as required.