Black & McDonald’s Ottawa team is growing! If you are a committed and collaborative professional looking to
contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.
The Operating Engineer will be working within the FMO Division reporting directly to the Chief of Plant. This position is
responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Central Heating & Cooling Plant, investigating and resolving
complex problems related to cooling, heating, and pressure flow, assisting and directing the work of contractors and
other the personnel working on Plant equipment, and holding themselves and others accountable for achieving specific
operational objectives at the Plant.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 Efficient and economical production of HTHW/chilled water to assure its availability to end users at the highest
possible efficiencies
 Start-up, operation, and shutdown of plant equipment and systems, including the use of computerized Building
Automation System
 Monitor the plant equipment to ensure efficient operation to optimize fuel use
 Maintain operating logs on all operating equipment and take readings as required
 Complete operational log book entries as per Ontario Operating Engineers act.
 Perform preventative maintenance tasks and inspections in accordance with maintenance schedules, as well as
corrective maintenance as required
 Provide timely and complete information regarding potential areas of non-compliance with applicable codes and
standards and recommend corrective measures
 Operate, maintain, and service water treatment equipment, and perform water treatment tests as per procedure
 Monitoring equipment warranties
 Test operations and capabilities of the central heating plant
 Inspection of idle equipment, and cleaning, preservation, lubrication, and adjustment of plant equipment in
accordance with the rating of such equipment
 Provide janitorial services for the plant and other facilities
 Respond to service calls during shift which may include emergency repairs and coordination of subcontractors
 Assists in training new engineers

 Change Orientation
 Communicates Effectively
 Customer Focus
 Problem Solving and Innovation


 Valid 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th Class Stationary Engineering Trade Certification


 5+ years experience working with computerized control systems, high pressure boilers, pumps, valves, chillers and

cooling towers


 Able to speak, read & write in English and French

 Able to hold and maintain a Secret security clearance

 Good verbal and written communication and organizational skills

 Able to follow instructions both written and verbal

 Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customer

We welcome and encourage applications from persons with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request.