Power Engineer



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9K7396101213
  • Posted: December 13, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Power Engineer.

Our North Edmonton client is seeking a 4th class Power Engineer to assist the team for a 4 week placement in January.  This role is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of a pressure boiler and for generally supporting production operations through timely, efficient, and cost-effective maintenance of facility and process equipment.  

The Role:

  • Responsible for performing pre-operational equipment inspections and associated relevant preventative maintenance procedures of other production equipment.
  • Safe and reliable operation of a pressure boiler.
  • Support the production operations through timely, efficient, and cost-effective maintenance of facility and process equipment.
  • Perform department PMs, including but not limited to, cleaning, lubricating and completing other routine maintenance work.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment as directed.
  • Troubleshoot machine and production problems by diagnosing defects in equipment through observation of mechanical devices in operation and examining form and texture of product to detect imperfections.
  • Efficiently set up, inspect, and shut down production-related equipment, when required.
  • Competently operate and monitor any mechanical controls on equipment.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Develop and maintain good communication practices with Production staff to advise of lead times required to obtain maintenance parts and/or services, and with Maintenance co-workers to promote and support a positive and safe work environment.
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation.
  • Comply with all safety training and departmental SOPs, and with all regulations relating to equipment and chemical approvals for a manufacturing facility.
  • Participate in departmental housekeeping practices, i.e. keeping the maintenance shop and surrounding area clean, as well as metal rack, outside scrap bins, and the welding station, and participate in dismantling and assembling equipment and machines for deep cleaning purposes.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate valid in the Province of Alberta.
  • Minimum two years’ work experience performing repairs in a production facility environment.
  • Solid knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, and ability to use power and manual tools.
  • Good organizational abilities, including planning and execution skills, with attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Strong basic mathematical skills and solid basic computer competency.
  • Self-directed, with ability to successfully work independently, and good interpersonal skills with ability to successfully work with diverse groups within a team environment.
  • Effective attention to detail, sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, and good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Operations run 24/7, with a 4-on/4-off 12-hour shift rotation schedule.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Requires the ability to physically inspect company equipment, property and assets, including performing basic level welding, brazing, flame cutting and electric arc welding in horizontal position.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Kelsey Stannard, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical / Supply Chain & Operations Management. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-EDM


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Kelsey Stannard

Supply Chain & Operations



  • 780 229 2024
  • kstannard@aplin.com

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