About Canadian Linen & Uniform Service
Canadian Linen & Uniform Service (CLAUS) provides uniforms and related products to more than 300,000 customers nationwide, in virtually every industry. From designing and manufacturing to laundering and delivering, CLAUS works with local and national clients to create and maintain a total uniform solution that promotes teamwork and establishes a professional identity. CLAUS operates from over 16 locations nationwide.
The Chief Operating Engineer is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, maintenance, service and repair of all equipment and process systems in the plant. The incumbent will be involved in equipment installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, equipment modifications and repairs. Operators need to show a high degree of motivation and initiative with a proven ability to positively work in a team setting.
What you’ll do: Accountable for the safety of our team! Must create a safe work environment ensuring all safety practices and procedures are followed; Performs daily maintenance audits in the plant; Responsible for uninterrupted service; Monitor plant and equipment levels and proactively adjust to ensure output levels; Correct operation of freshwater and wastewater when needed; Set and establish a maintenance schedule for production equipment; Provides strategic direction to direct reports and facilitates the technical development of the operating team; Ensures ongoing development of a positive, empowered, self-motivated work environment; Responsible for hiring, performance reviews, terminations, training and development, including ensuring that training needs are identified and that the expected results are realized; Ensures employees adhere to established operating and maintenance standards, policies and procedures through regular audits of logs, reports and checklists; Sponsors and facilitates change through recognizing, initiating, supporting and accepting responsibility for change management to ensure 'best practices' are utilized to support the business; Anticipates and proactively identifies and solves the most unique and complex problems, often employing ground-breaking methods and a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory and business environment; Operates within a complex day-to-day work environment with multiple competing priorities; Complete branch opening procedure and ensures the boiler is powered up; Ensures efficient operation of the piping schematic, electrical systems, pneumatic systems, building systems, electromechanical systems and controls; Monitors energy consumption each month and considers conversation techniques for plant adoption. Monitors maintenance area expense budget and expenditures; Meet with Branch/General manager on a set schedule to review plans and results; Works with Branch/General Manager and team to study, set and offer items in need of capital improvement or investment; Provincial regulatory safety training in Canada; Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as needed.
We are looking for individuals who are: Two-year technical college degree or certificate in related discipline or equivalent business/work experience; Proficiency with standard calculator ability to complete simple measurements; Experience managing a maintenance staff in an industrial facility; Experience with having performed maintenance in an industrial setting; Strong attention to detail with the ability to work within a fast-paced environment, yet willing and able to work effectively with ambiguous circumstances; Demonstrated capability with competencies for the position; Must have knowledge of motor controls, A/C inverters, frequency drives and hazardous material handling and disposal procedures along with hydraulic and pneumatic repair skills; Must have knowledge and ability to read and understand electrical codes, electronic drawings, schematics, diagrams, blueprints and equipment manuals; Knowledge and experience with PLC’s and electromechanical systems; Preferred 4th Class Chief Engineer permit.
What’s in it for you? Job stability: Canadian Linen has been employing people for over 95 years in Canada; Competitive Pay Rate; Great benefits and employee assistance program; RRSP; Educational Assistant Program, ongoing paid training and mentoring; Great teammates and a collaborative work environment; Consistently growing company that promotes from within.
We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for a telephone interview will be contacted.
Canadian Linen & Uniform Service (CLAUS) is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees -- their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.
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