District Supervisor - Plant Operations (Incineration)

  • Regional Municipality of Durham
  • Whitby, ON, Canada
  • Feb 02, 2018
Full time Engineering Government Management Skilled Labor

Job Description

District Supervisor-Plant Operations (Incineration) 

This position will be located at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) in Pickering, Ontario, in the Incineration facility. 

Reporting to the Duffin Creek WPCP Superintendent, this position is responsible and accountable for the front line supervision of all operations and maintenance connected with Region's Incineration facility including the Hot Water Boiler Building, ensuring that facility operations are carried out in an environmentally responsible, safe, and cost effective manner. The incumbent will: 

  • Be considered the 1st Class Operating Engineer and the front line supervisor for the operations and maintenance of the Incineration facility under the applicable Technical Standards &Safety Authority (TSSA) Regulations, in particular Ontario Regulation 219/01: Operating Engineers
  • Direct and instruct Operating Engineers, developing schedules and making adjustments as necessary
  • Develop and implement contingency plans to deal with emergency breakdowns in order to prevent or mitigate regulatory non-compliance situations
  • Review process data and laboratory results and identify concerns with process then initiate required adjustments to ensure regulatory compliance with the current Environmental Compliance Approval (Air) as issued by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC)
  • Ensure the incineration facility is in compliance with Integrated Management Programs (ISO 140001)
  • Develop, enhance and grow the existing Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Prepare, monitor and control the budgets for the area within the purchasing by-laws
  • Provide appropriate staffing, training and staff development
  • Represent Plant Operations in the design, construction and the commissioning of new and existing facilities
  • Liaise with public, politicians, other internal departments, consultants and regulatory bodies regarding the operation of the plant
  • Work in accordance with the provisions of applicable health and safety legislation and all corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to occupational health and safety 

The successful applicant will possess: 

  • A two-year post-secondary education in a related field or trade certificate or equivalent
  • A valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification as an Operating Engineer First Class – Standardized from TSSA
  • Ten years in the incineration industry with extensive recent experience in operations and maintenance of incineration facilities
  • Several years of direct supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of TSSA and respective Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act and associated Regulations, Environmental Protection Act, and all applicable Regulations as well as public health protection principles and practices
  • Knowledge of computerized operating and maintenance management systems, computer assisted and automated plant operations and various computer operating systems and software applications
  • Knowledge of Regional policies and procedures including the Purchasing By-Law
  • Superior judgment, decision making and time management abilities as well as problem solving, conceptual and data analysis skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supervisory skills including teambuilding, conflict resolution, planning and organizational skills
  • A Class G Driver's Licence and the use of a reliable car

 Management & Exempt Salary Grade 7  

  • Salary: $93,624 to $117,030 per annum

 External Application Process 

Come find a home where exciting and rewarding careers are balanced with your lifestyle. We thank all applicants; however, only those being considered will be contacted. Please apply online to Job ID 9715(www.durham.ca) no later than midnight on the closing date indicated on the Job Posting. 

The Region of Durham is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity and you require accommodation, or if this information is required in an accessible format, please contact us at: RecruitingHelp@durham.ca and a Consultant will provide appropriate assistance pursuant to the Region's Accommodation and Accessibility policies. Please note that resumes should not be sent to RecruitingHelp@durham.ca

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