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Toromont Energy is a Canadian market leader in the development of distributed generation, combined heat and power projects. Projects are developed in partnership with municipalities, utilities and energy hosts.


We are seeking an experienced Plant Operating Engineer to join our Sudbury Team to manage the TSSA operating requirements for our downtown plant.  Whether customer owned and operated, or whether we are providing high efficiency cogeneration systems, we depend on our “hands on” Plant Operations Team to provide our valued energy customers with the technical expertise, support, exceptional service and safety performance consistent with our distinguished reputation. Please visit our website to learn more about our power generation products and services

Toromont CAT has a broad and diverse customer base that will provide consistent variety to exercise all facets of your interest and sales aptitude. We pride ourselves on our superior products, exceptional customer service and our outstanding team of professionals. Toromont CAT also offers a challenging and rewarding environment with great benefits and active career advancement.
Our key to success is hiring the best!  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies, please. 
Location Sudbury District Energy
City Sudbury
Province Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Position Plant Operating Engineer
Job ID# 1518
Reporting To Operations Supervisor
Key Accountabilities

    • Efficiently provide operation and maintenance of assigned energy assets in Sudbury including plant energy, performance monitoring and activity reporting (i.e. energy metering and production reports).
    • Ensure proper execution of Ontario Power Authority and Sudbury Hydro Operations Agreements and Thermal Customer Energy Services Agreements.
    • Demonstrate a positive, professional presence within the Sudbury Energy Team, to the customers and external parties as a representative of Toromont Energy.
    • Proactively ensure ongoing maintenance of assigned properties as outlined and directed by the Manager.
    • Conduct site audits, safety and generation building and equipment inspections at Toromont and customer sites.
    • Conduct power plant life cycle cost monitoring, analysis and reporting.
    • Ensure the integrity of information systems and timely and accurate document control at all times.
    • Demonstrate safe work practices consistent with the Plant Operating Standards/TSSA.
    • Participate in workplace safety, environmentally sound and healthy behaviours and objectives at all times in support if Toromont’s Health and Safety Policy/ Programs and best practices.
    Key Qualifications

    • Must have 3rd Class Operating Engineer Certification.
    • Relevant industry experience, specifically thermal energy, reciprocating engine and co-generation power plants.
    • Proven knowledge and experience with chilled water systems, including reciprocating, screw type and absorption chillers, boiler circulation pumps, sprinkler system and compressors.
    • Comprehensive technical knowledge and experience directly related to district energy, power generation systems including mechanical electrical, civil, structural and industrial technical disciplines knowledgeable with SCADA and PLC as related to plant operations.
    • Customer-centric with excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills and a sense of urgency.
    • Self-directed with exceptional planning and organizational skills with the ability to complete daily operating tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with multiple and often changing priorities.
    • Must be willing to work outside of regular business hours and perform on call support as required in support of plant operations
    • Must have valid Ontario’s Driver’s License and clean driver's abstract, with access to vehicle and be willing to travel as the position requires (some travel within the Sudbury area between plant locations).  
    Toromont CAT is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and values diversity.

    Toromont Cat - Careers