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GreenFirst Forest Products

Senior Operator (Power Engineer 2nd class)

Kapuskasing, ON
Skilled Trades
POSTED: 2 weeks ago
GreenFirst Forest Products
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Closing Date:
March 29, 2023
Job Description:
The activity of GreenFirst Forest Products is rooted in the forest! For us, well-managed forests really make sense for our business, our communities, and the environment. We have a deep connection to Canada's forest lands and sustainability. If this commitment to the environment and Canada's forests resonates with you, come join our team.

Position: Senior Operator (Power Engineer 2nd class)
Location: Kapuskasing, ON

GreenFirst is looking for a 2nd class Power Engineer to help support the boiler house and assist the Shift Engineer with
the day-to-day operation of the plant's steam, wood waste and effluent treatment systems.

- Live up to GreenFirst's values, principles, and guidelines.
- Bring an open and cooperative attitude to your job, contributing to our positive work environment.
- Comply with all health, safety, and environmental standards, as well as applicable regulations and laws

- Review conditions in the department commencing each shift to ensure full awareness of any outstanding issues that may require special attention during shift
- Ability to verify operating efficiency of all boilers and auxiliaries using DCS consoles - i.e. accumulator, HRU, #7 T/G
- Ability to switch gas boilers to emergency power in the event of a power failure
- Be able to assume responsibility for the plant when Shift Engineer is absent
- Ability to perform Operating System Checks including: drum level, and feed water flow & pressure
- Ability to perform electrical switching to provide power from the emergency generator for boilers, UPS and to start emergency compressor
- Ability to monitor and ensure proper operation Gas Boiler 4 & 5
- Ability to monitor and ensure proper operation of Combustor Boilers 9, 10 & 11
- Ability to monitor steam pressures feeding turbine and vents to ensure maximum electrical production
- Knowledge of and ability to perform start-up for: boilers when burning natural gas; for combustors on bark; HRU with TMP operators
- Knowledge of accumulator processes and ability to ensure that all processes are working as required.
- Responsible for the safety and work performance of the Junior Operator, Assistant Operator, Biomass Operator, Utility person, as well as give direction to Bin Truck Driver and TMP Operators (regarding steam usage/production)
- Support and assist any other duties as assigned.
- Assume Shift Engineer duties when required.

Required Skills:
- Requires minimum of current valid 2nd Class Power Engineer certification
- Requires considerable sensory attention and Regulatory Responsibility
- Requires excellent mathematical skills, verbal communication skills and mental reasoning skills
- Don PPE as required to work in hot and dirty environments and or chemical hazardous environments
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How to Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

We thank all who apply but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.

GreenFirst Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application. GreenFirst Forest Products is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ
persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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