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power engineer, third class


Source: Job Bank

Location

Medicine Hat, AB
T1A7R9

Salary

$48.50 to $72.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Noisy
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • In shop
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Control centre
  • Hydro plant
  • Manufacturing and industrial plant
  • Chemical processing plant

Tasks

  • Co-ordinate maintenance activities of trade contractors
  • Complete and maintain station records, logs and reports
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Read electrical schematics, blueprints and other technical diagrams
  • Analyze and record instrument readings and equipment malfunction
  • Assist during routine systems testing
  • Assist in locating and isolating system problems
  • Assist in the development of operation, maintenance and safety procedures
  • Issue work and test permits to electrical and mechanical maintenance personnel
  • Maintain daily log of operation, maintenance and safety activities
  • Monitor and inspect plant equipment and systems to detect equipment malfunctioning and to ensure plant systems are operating normally
  • Operate automated or computerized control systems
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance
  • Regulate water levels
  • Start up and shut down power plant equipment
  • Troubleshoot, perform corrective action or minor repairs
  • Write plant or building operation reports

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Computerized switchboards
  • Condensers
  • Cooling tower
  • Distributed control system (DCS)
  • Generators
  • Heat exchangers
  • Water and waste treatment utilities

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Night shift premium
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

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