Chief Power Engineer
Manitoba Government
Headingley, MB
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This competition is designated for women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. Only applicants who self-declare at the time of application will be eligible for further consideration.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Manitoba government is seeking a Chief Power Engineer to work at Headingley Correctional Centre.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must have a 3rd Class Power Engineering Certification Registered with the Province of Manitoba.
Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's Licence.
Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position, including wearing Personal Protective Equipment.
Must have satisfactory Criminal Record Check, security check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces.

Manitoba 3rd Class Power Engineering certificate.
Extensive experience in power plant/facility management, operations and maintenance.
Supervisory experience, including highly developed coaching and leadership skills.
Experience using the programs of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Experience using Building Automation/Controls e.g. HVAC applications such as Delta DDC system or other PLC controlled systems.
Knowledge of policies and regulations related to operation of boilers and steam plants.
Knowledge of safe work practices, procedures and relevant safety policies and legislation.
Analytical and decision making skills.
Organizational and time management skills.
Interpersonal and teamwork skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts.

Knowledge of budget and capital asset management with respect to plant equipment and facility management.
Experience using Computerized Maintenance Management System, such as SAP or other related software.

The Chief Power Engineer is responsible for the overall safe and efficient operation of a 3rd Class High Pressure Heating Plant, and all of its auxiliaries. The incumbent will also supervise the operation of heating/cooling, water supply and electrical generating equipment, respond to fire alarms, and observe and record all readings relating to energy consumption, steam and water pressures and cooling systems. The incumbent will be required to complete chemical testing and adding of chemicals for the boiler, chilled water and cooling tower systems, test run emergency stand-by generators, fire booster pumps, as well as following regulations set out by the Department of Labour with regards to safe operations and inspections. This position will provide supervision and guidance to employees in less senior technical positions such as Operating Engineers and Maintenance Assistants.

Apply to:
Advertisement # 35371
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
Phone: 204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.