Jun 18, 2019

JOIN OUR TEAM as a Chief Engineer!

$31.50 - $34.00 hourly
  • Delta Pacific Seafoods
  • 6001 60 Ave, Delta, BC V4K 4E2
Full time Other

Job Description

Committed to a culture of excellence, join our team as a Chief Engineer!

Delta Pacific Seafoods is the largest fresh, frozen and value-added seafood operation in British Columbia specializing in high-quality custom seafood processing and cold storage services.

• State-of-the-art facility.
• Leading edge technology.
• Exciting, fast-paced, collaborative work environment.
• Rapidly growing business, requiring skilled people to help lead the team.

We are seeking a permanent, full-time Chief Engineer with a 4th Class Power Engineer certificate. Hourly wage is $31.50 - $34.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

• Provides leadership, direction and guidance to a team of Shift Engineers and Refrigeration Operators and will be responsible for performance management, training and development.
• Plays a critical role in ensuring the plant is able to run at optimal production levels, with minimal downtime.

• Medical and Prescription
• Dental
• Vision
• Short Term Disability
• 100% Group RRSP
• Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
• Relocation assistance may be offered for the right candidate.

Training and Orientation Period Shift Schedule (8 hour shifts):
• 2 week rotating shift schedule
• Day Shift Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm
• Afternoon Shift Hours: 3:30pm to 12.00 am

Regular Shift Schedule (12 hour shifts):
• 4 days on 4 days off rotating shift schedule
• Day Shift: 8am to 8pm
• Night Shift:7.30am to 7.30pm

Located in Delta, British Columbia at 60th Avenue and River Road on 14.2 acres of company owned land with 160,000 sq. ft. of facilities. Free employee parking.

• Competitive salary and benefits package.
• Exposure to challenging projects.
• Unwavering commitment to worker safety.
• Continually growing to accommodate customer demands.
• Proudly Canadian and privately held company.

Have you got what we’re looking for??
Delta Pacific Seafoods
Chief Engineer (4th Class Power Engineer)

Job Duties and Responsibilities
 Operate and maintain the ammonia refrigeration system (compressors, tunnel & blast freezers, cold storage, and chillers) in compliance with Technical Safety BC.
 Operate and maintain high pressure steam boilers ensuring compliance with the code.
 Supervise and schedule Shift Engineers and Refrigeration Operators; delegate work assignments and track results.
 Monitor and respond to plant alarms and emergencies.
 Work closely with Technical Safety BC, Work Safe BC and other Regulatory bodies to ensure the plant remains in compliance with Regulations.
 Write up and maintain facility/equipment related documents such as SOPs, maintenance records, engine room checklists, logs and reports.
 Liaise with contractors and suppliers on various projects and initiatives.
 Work with others in the maintenance team to plan and coordinate the successful completion of work projects.
 Use power and hand tools and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
 Perform building maintenance related tasks (routine and preventative) throughout the facility as needed.
 Recruit, hire and train the necessary personnel to ensure the Engineering Department is adequately staffed to meet operational needs.

 Valid 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate from Technical Safety BC. Candidates with additional certificates (Millwright, Electrical or Refrigeration Mechanic) will be given preference.
 Minimum 3-5 years of ammonia experience as a Shift or Chief Engineer in a large manufacturing environment. Experience in a Food processing plant is an asset.
 Minimum 3 years of experience in a supervisory capacity is required.
 “Hands on” and “Lead by example” approach with day-to-day operations and projects.
 Mechanically inclined; must be able to troubleshoot, repair and perform routine maintenance tasks.
 Physically fit; able to lift, push, bend, crouch, climb and lift without assistance.
 Safety focused with an exceptional safety record.
 Ability to work independently and co-operatively with the maintenance team.
 Must be available for overtime and weekend hours if required.
 Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule including evenings/overnight shifts.
 Level 1 First Aid certificate or higher considered an asset, but not required.
 Must have own transportation.

Working Conditions:
 Exposure to wet/cold environment – potential slippery working conditions.
 Exposure to loud noise and odours.
 Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment while working.
 Indoor and outdoor work required in all weather conditions.

To learn more about us, visit www.deltapacific.ca

To apply email your resume to hr.dps@deltapacific.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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