ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY
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
Start-up, operation, and shutdown of plant equipment and systems, including the use of computerized Building
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
Problem Solving and Innovation
Valid 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th Class Stationary Engineering Trade Certification
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
5+ years experience working with computerized control systems, high pressure boilers, pumps, valves, chillers and
SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
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.