University of Toronto
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC:FM-Power Plant
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
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As part of the Facilities Management department the Engineering Operations is responsible for the monitoring, operation and maintenance of building utility services. This group of Engineers are responsible for monitoring, control, maintenance and repair of the utilities distribution networks throughout the University of Toronto Scarborough to ensure a safe, secure and equitable environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors.
General Description of Class:
Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Engineering and Physical Plant and/or the Lead Hand, Engineer, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in the shift operation of the Central Plant, district heating system, co-generation, heat recovery installation and other campus equipment governed by TSSA regulations. The shift engineer is responsible for the safe and economical operation and maintenance of all mechanical and associated equipment and services in their area of responsibility, including visiting campus buildings during emergency calls.
The following illustrative tasks indicate the level of skill required and the extent of responsibility involved in this job; they in no way limit the incumbent to the tasks indicated:
Regular rounds to check mechanical equipment and perform needed mechanical service;
Ensures continuous efficiency of all mechanical equipment services;
Provides running maintenance by checking lube levels of compressors and adjustments to all equipment and controls;
Answers and reacts promptly to all trouble calls or alarms from buildings, as well as from adjacent nearby buildings during off hour and weekend shifts;
Reviews computer printouts and alarms and takes appropriate action;
Co-ordinates and/or assists outside contractors and University of Toronto Trades Services when work is performed during shift;
Housekeeping, painting, sweeping floors, cleaning piping, boilers and equipment;
Responds to off duty calls to correct emergency situations and problems;
Maintains daily log sheets on operating equipment and records all important events that occur during shiftand communications with relief shift engineer on event issues:
Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.
High School graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience, and a Third (3rd) Class Operating Engineer Certification valid in the Province of Ontario. Building Environmental Systems Certificate an asset.
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an operating engineer. Must have a good working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment, including refrigeration, heating (e.g., boilers) and air handling systems, and ability to comprehend and apply environmental control principles. Must have basic electrical knowledge and trouble-shooting skills, basic proficiency in standard office computer applications (e.g.,Microsoft Word, Excel) and familiarity with computerized Building Automation Systems or other computerized control systems.
Must have good diagnostic and record keeping skills, the ability to communicate effectively (both orally and written), strong customer service skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
Rotating 8-hour shifts, 40 hours/week. Must be available for day, afternoon, and night shifts (including weekends and statutory holidays).
Closing Date: 04/27/2022,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Hourly
Appointment Type: Budget – Continuing
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: 04U – Job Rate: $37.30/hr
Job Category: Engineering / Technical
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