Second Class Operating Engineer

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Position covered by the Collective Agreement with UNIFOR, Local 2003E

Second Class Operating Engineer

Central Utilities Plant, Physical Resources

Hiring #: 2024-0061

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the Second Class Operating Engineer is responsible for performing the duties of a licensed Second Class Power (Operating) Engineer in a 3800 therm hour steam plant and 152 therm hour chilling plant.  The incumbent is the Shift Engineer, and as such must have through, in-depth knowledge of the entire plant’s operation.  The Shift Engineer is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient delivery of all services to the campus.  This first-class plant is operated around the clock and rotating shift work (some of which are 12-hour shifts) is required.

Requirements of the position include:  A Second Class Power (Operating) Engineer certificate combined with operating experience in a large utilities plant with gas/oil operation; operating experience in a centrifugal chiller plant; and experience with diesel engines and air compressors. Basic computer skills are also required.  We encourage candidates with a minimum of four exams completed towards becoming a second class to apply.

Position Number         826-015
Start rate                     $39.06 per hour
Job Rate                     $39.93 per hour

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2024 01 31
Closing Date: 2024 04 29 (extended)