2nd Class Stationary Engineer

  • Western University
  • London, Ontario, Canada
  • Feb 09, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Considered Canada's most beautiful University, Western's main campus spans 400 acres of Gothic-style buildings mixed with modern LEED-certified capital structures providing an idyllic environment for our community of scholars.  The university is located in London, Canada, a safe, vibrant and welcoming community of more than 350,000 people serving as a regional medical and industrial hub for southwestern Ontario.

 Manage, operate and maintain boiler plants, chiller plants, steam/condensate and chilled water distribution systems, bio-waste incinerators, emergency diesel generators, air compressors, auxiliary and associated equipment and other related processes.



-   Ontario High School Secondary diploma or equivalent

-   Completion of Power Engineering Program as recognized by an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent is preferred

-   Certified and registered as a 2nd Class Stationary Engineer as recognized by Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), or working to acquire and maintain 2nd Class Stationary Engineer Certification in the prescribed time frame

-   Certified and registered Gas Technician 1 (G1) as recognized by Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) or complete and maintain the Industrial Maintenance Technician (IMT) Gas Certificate as recognized by the Technical Standards and Safety Act (TSSA) as developed for Western University


-   At least three years of experience as a 2nd Class Stationary Engineering or appropriate level of experience expected at 3rd or 4th Class level in the operation and maintenance of a Stationary Power Plant

-   Experience working in a first-class Stationary Power Plant is preferred

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-   Comprehensive knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the Stationary Engineer position

-   In-depth understanding of tools, equipment, principles, materials, and terminology associated with the Stationary Engineer position

-   Basic understanding of other positions within Facilities Management with which you interact

-   Comprehensive knowledge in the current versions of all applicable legislation, regulations, codes and standards

-   Ability to investigate, identify, analyze and document information in written or electronic form and resolve problems

-   Able to lift and transport materials, bend, excavate, climb and reach repetitively

-   Able to meet physical demands of the role

-   Work well in a team environment as well as autonomously with minimal supervision

-   Work in confined spaces or in areas containing designated substances found within OH&S Act as required

-   Perform tasks in emergency situations

-   Interpret and work from electronic/written operation instruction sheets as well as mechanical electrical and geographical drawings/maps and produce quick-sketch working diagrams

-   Comprehensive electronic, oral and written communication skills

-   Listen fully and respond courteously to instructions, questions and comments

-   Ability to establish a rapport with customers, leaders and peers

-   Dependable and co-operative

-   Ability to interact with others in positive ways which develop mutual understanding, respect and productive relationships

-   Organize and order work materials, tools, and support staff in the shop and on the job site

 Interested applicants are asked to visit:  https://recruit.uwo.ca to apply online to job reference #18550, by midnight on February 28, 2020.

 The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

 Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at hrhelp@uwo.ca or phone 519-661-2194.