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Engineer B - Central Steam Plant (Temporary)

  • Job
    Junior Level
  • Engineering
  • Toronto
  • 8d left


  • Education:
  • High School graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience plus a Third (3rd) Class Operating Engineer Certification valid in the Province of Ontario.
  • Experience:
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as an operating engineer.
  • Must have a good working knowledge ofthe 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 profi ciency in standard office computer applications (e.g.Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows OS) and familiarity with computerized Building Automation Systems or other computerized control systems.
  • Other:
  • 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.
  • Building Environmental Systems Certificate an asset.


  • Regular rounds to check mechanical equipment and perform needed mechanical service;
  • Ensures continuous efficiency of all mechanical equipment services and faculty equipment;
  • 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 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; and
  • Maintains daily log sheets on operating equipment and records all important events that occur during shift and
  • Communicates with relief shift engineer on event issues.

Mission & Purpose

Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s top university with a long history of challenging the impossible and transforming society through the ingenuity and resolve of our faculty, students, alumni, and supporters. We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, bringing together top minds from every conceivable background and discipline to collaborate on the world’s most pressing challenges. As a catalyst for discovery, innovation, and progress, we prepare our students for success through an outstanding global education and commitment to inclusive excellence. The ideas, innovations, and actions of more than 660,000 graduates advance U of T’s impact on communities across the globe.