District Energy System Operator (4th Class Power Engineer) – City of North Vancouver

15 June 2023

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City of North Vancouver
Lonsdale Energy Corporation (LEC)
District Energy System Operator (4th Class Power Engineer)

Regular Full Time

Located at the urban core of the beautiful North Shore with convenient access to major regional and global centres, Lonsdale Energy Corporation (LEC) continues to expand and develop a District Energy System that currently services nearly 100 buildings. Through the City of North Vancouver, the LEC has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a 4th Class Power Engineer.
Under the general direction of the Manger Engineering, this position is responsible for performing the preventative & predictive maintenance and housekeeping activities at LEC’s eight Mini Plants, approximately 100 Energy Transfer Stations, and the Distribution Piping System.
As a skilled Power Engineer, you will monitor and evaluate plant operations and systems performance against performance objectives, investigate and take corrective action where necessary, and make recommendations for system optimization. You are safety focused and will be responsible for all health and safety at the assigned sites, including other employees, contractors, and visitors to the sites. You will conduct site inspections and participate in hazard assessments as per policy to ensure safe and reliable operations. You will also help develop safety documentation including but not limited to Safe Work Practices (SWPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Your expertise includes troubleshooting and performing equipment repairs on site, entering detailed maintenance logs and records into the maintenance management system, and providing after-hours emergency response while in your “on-call” rotation.
You have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in maintaining and troubleshooting mechanical equipment including boilers, heat pumps, vessels, and piping systems. Additionally, you have experience commissioning boilers & heat pumps and First Aid & Confined Space Awareness certificates. Having HVAC, SCADA and HMI experience would be advantageous. A valid Class 5 BC driver’s license is required for this role.
During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).
Through the City of North Vancouver, LEC offers an attractive remuneration package for this exempt position.
If this looks like the opportunity you have been seeking and you are passionate about alternative energy and GHG reduction in the built environment, apply on-line through the Career Portal at www.cnv.org  by Friday, July 7, 2023.
Thank you for your interest in the Lonsdale Energy Corporation.
Posting#:  2023-0105