OPERATING ENGINEER

Date: Jan 29, 2024

Location: Selkirk, Manitoba, CA, R1A 2B4

Company: Gerdau

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position's primary focus will be to operate and maintain systems and equipment including, compressed air, high & low pressure gases, licensed water and waste water facility, chemical control system, natural gas system, heating and cooling systems. 

 

- Install, operate, inspect, repair and maintain pumps, compressors, piping, plumbing, valves, furnace auxiliary equipment, heating & cooling units

- Check and maintain plant fire suppression systems, hydrants, PIV and piping, water tower, process water lagoons

- Test, document, treat, maintain, repair and control potable, process and waste water systems

- Operate, inspect and maintain deep well pumping stations, recircuation units, chlorinators, and water softeners

- Test, inspect, maintain and repair high temperature gas burners

- Report deficiencies and potential deficiencies to upper management as per provincial and federal regulations

- Records water, chemical & fuel consumption

- Remove, clean and inspect air filters on HVAC systems when required

- Record and repair defects in tools and equipment

- Perform mandatory shift rounds and site inspections

- Creates and receives work orders and inspections for maintenance work required

- Reserves and orders parts for maintenance work

- Interprets blueprints, makes sketches and calculations as required

- Troubleshoots using testing equipment and own judgment based on knowledge of equipment

- Coordinates work with other trades

- Works in shop or field as required

- Keeps immediate working area clean and observes all safety rules

 

Qualifications:

 

The ideal candidate:

- Will possess a Manitoba Power (Operating) Engineer Certificate - 3rd Class

- Experience in manufacturing industry

- Ability to work a rotating schedule (continental style schedule); 12 hour shifts with an hourly pay rate of $ 41.53 / hr.

- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, use a wide variety of tools and possess an eagerness to learn

- Possesses strong communication skills, strong math ability and a good work ethic

 

Additional Incentives:

 

Gerdau offers excellent benefits including:

    - Health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, and life/accidental insurance

    - RRSP with company matching

    - Employee Assistance Program

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. 

 

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866)-788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com.