Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Shift Maintenance

Facilities Management UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#034-14.15Closing Date:July 4, 2014 4:00PM
Employment Group:G.L.T.A.Salary or Rate:$25.45 Per Hour
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possibleHours per Week:Full-Time (40 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)ContinuingFunding:University Budget


UNB operates a high pressure steam Heating Plant (700 therm hours) which produces high pressure steam on an uninterruptable basis. Steam is utilized for heating and process equipment and is distributed through approximately 5km of tunnel to UNB, STU, RPC, DECRH and other clients. This position is responsible for corrective and preventative maintenance in the Central Heating Plant (CHP) and tunnel distribution systems. The incumbent reports to the CHP Superintendent or the Superintendent’s delegate.
Representative Responsibilities
   Perform scheduled and unscheduled preventative and corrective maintenance inspections and repairs.
   Participate in the planning and review of, and performs construction as assigned.
   Participate in, coordinate, and actively develop and maintain the CHP and tunnel lockout program and any other programs.
   Help to ensure the safety of the CHP and tunnel system by working safely, keeping equipment in a safe operating condition, promoting safety to others, conducting safety and other inspections, being an active member of the Facilities Management Safety Committee.
   Work performed at the CHP will require exposure to various physical and environmental conditions found in an industrial environment including but not limited to: inclement weather, working at heights, confined spaces, cramped spaces, hot ambient conditions, and may also be performed under emergency conditions.
   Ensure equipment is maintained operational.
   Perform any or all of the duties of a Shift Operator 1 or Shift Operator 2 as required.
   Must be able and willing to adapt to new operating techniques and standards, technologies and equipment.
   Responsible for isolation of equipment to allow personnel to perform maintenance. Complete hot work permits, lockout tag out permits and any other documents as required.
   Report violations in the scope of the CHP Approval to Operate. Complete necessary documents and provide notification to the appropriate authorities and Superintendent.
   Investigate and mitigate equipment failures in CHP and steam distribution/condensate systems.
   Make recommendations for improving equipment efficiency and reliability.
   Assist in the planning and coordination of work by providing material and equipment estimates and recommendations, part/equipment specifications, and detailed schedules of work required.
   Provide leadership and direction to UNB Facilities Management staff, consultants, equipment suppliers and contractors during the development and implementation of energy, infrastructure renewal and other projects.
   Provide direction and/or input of equipment selection, operating parameters of the CHP or distribution systems, etc. to ensure that projects do not negatively affect the operation and maintenance. Care for the pressure assigned tools, test and other equipment.
   Possession of a valid New Brunswick third (3rd) class Power Engineer License as defined by the New Brunswick Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act. Possession of or willingness to obtain a Department of Labour journeyman certificate in a trade applicable to the maintenance of a Heating Plant such as Industrial Mechanic, Production equipment Mechanic or Steamfitter would be desirable.
   Must have at least 2 years of experience in operation and maintenance of a high pressure steam heating plant.
   Knowledge and ability to use the tools and procedures employed in a preventative maintenance program including corrective action techniques and analytical techniques. Ability to contribute to a positive work environment.
   Ability to work in physical and environmental conditions found in an industrial environment.
   Ability to perform in an emergency situation.
   Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Projects would be an asset.


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.