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Power Engineer(Class 4)

Richmond, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

Power Engineer, Class 4 Storage Company, Richmond, BC

A Freight Forwarding Storage company in Richmond is looking for an experienced Refrigeration Power Engineer to join their team.

Who you are!

This position is responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing the facility’s refrigeration system in order to maximize throughout while optimizing quality and adhering to safe operating procedures.

The Role

The Power Engineer is responsible for assisting the upkeep, repair and operation of the facility’s ammonia refrigeration systems including; holding freezer and blast freezers, chillers. During the processing operations, the refrigeration equipment is crucial to the facility’s overall efficiency.  The refrigeration system has a capacity of 10,000+lbs. of Ammonia, five screw compressors totalling 1,500 hr and three cooling condensers.

Where is it based?

Based in their Richmond corporate head quarters


  • Operate and conduct routine service, maintenance and repair of the plant’s refrigeration systems.  This will include all compressors, pumps, motors, evaporators and condensers.
  • Collaborate with other departments to provide a continuous flow of product through the plant.  In particular, working closely with the plant’s QA and Production Manager’s to ensure optimal quality and efficiency is being achieved
  • Ensure all daily tasks are complete to effectively meet all requirements of the facility’s process Safety Management (PSM) program for refrigeration compliance.  Monitoring and paying close attention to daily logs and record keeping will be vital
  • Operate, maintain and repair the plant’s refrigeration systems safely and in accordance to the government regulations
  • Pre and post season maintenance as required to ensure smooth start ups
  • Assist in pre and post season inventories and ordering of parts and supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • A minimum of 3 years’ prior experience with large refrigeration systems similar to mentioned above
  • Class 4 Power Engineer Certification required
  • Previous experience with industrial ammonia refrigeration systems required
  • Experience and knowledge of Technical Safety BC regulated facility preferred
  • Must be willing to actively participate and follow the Technical Safety BC compliance regulations/requirements
  • Mechanical aptitude, resourcefulness and troubleshooting skills are a necessity
  • Capable of communicating and working closely with other plant departments
  • An enthusiasm to assist other plant projects and grow the facility
  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to work based on our production schedule as needed
  • Ability to work efficiently in fast pace environments with little direct supervision
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment, as well as complete tasks independently
  • Strong sense of self motivation and personal time management
  • Normal work hours are 7:00AM to 3:30PM Monday to Friday (possibility or a 6:00AM to 2:30PM shift down the road)

Timeline for this role

The goal is to have the successful candidate start as soon as possible.

What’s in it for you?

Competitive base salary commensurate with the experience of each candidate

Is this you?

Please apply online @ with your resume and cover letter to the attention of Candace Amirault, Senior Talent Executive and or Darcia Bower, Managing Director quoting reference #3626-CA, if you have already met a member of our team and are interested in this role please call or email us asap. 

Expert Recruiters locally established staffing and consulting firm with a national reach; established in 1999 by its Managing Director Darcia Bower, who has over 20 years’ experience helping clients and candidates reach their goals. Expert Recruiters takes great pride in providing a more personal, boutique style staffing and recruitment agency experience. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll recognize that Expert Recruiters provides a warm and welcoming environment for both our candidates and our clients, with all of our applications treated with the strictest of confidence.