Posted On: Fri May 05, 2017

Location: Morinville, Alberta, Canada

Shift: Rotating

Careers at Champion Petfoods

Power Engineer, 4th Class


The Power Engineer, 4th Class 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.  This position is also responsible for performing pre-operational equipment inspections and associated relevant preventative maintenance procedures of other production equipment in the Morinville Kitchens and Warehouses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safe and reliable operation of a pressure boiler.
  • Support the Kitchen’s 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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation.
  • Comply with all safety training and departmental standard operating procedures, and with all regulations relating to equipment and chemical approvals for a food production facility.
  • Participate in departmental housekeeping practices.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant industry technologies and codes.
  • Develop and demonstrate awareness and understanding of corporate policies, practices and procedures regarding health and safety and the environment and commit to personal compliance with same.
  • Perform other tasks as required or assigned.

Education and Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Ability to perform basic level welding, brazing, flame cutting and electric arc welding in horizontal position.
  • 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 in a team environment.
  • Effective attention to detail, sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Commitment to promoting and supporting health and safety in the workplace
  • Shift work is required.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Job duties require physical exertion, including manually lifting up to 25 kg while using established safe lifting procedures.

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