Assistant Chief Operating Engineer

Mississauga - Ontario - Canada - Energy - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Professional Bachelor

We’re hiring an Assistant Chief Operating Engineer to join our client’s growing team. The Assistant Chief Operating Engineer is responsible for maintaining safe, reliable, efficient and compliant operations within the Utilities unit. The main areas of focus will be operator training and safe, efficient maintenance delivery.

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Rory Lyden, Account manager

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About this role


  • Ensures compliance with the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000 Ontario regulation 219/01.
  • Ensures compliance with the site ECA, regulations and safety practices.
  • Reports and directly manages/mitigates environmental incidents.
  • Leads or participates in incident investigations with proper root cause analysis.
  • Confirm compliance with the site Lock Out / Tag Out and energy isolation requirements
  • Updates operating guidelines / procedures and effectively communicate any changes to the Area Team.
  • Key member of the site wide Operator Training Network focusing on updating/maintaining the performance based progression (PBP) training material.
  • Development and training of employees .
  • Monitors employee performance within the department.
  • Coordination of operational activities for safe and efficient maintenance delivery.
  • Works to understand unit’s work notifications and provides input to the Cross Functional Team (CFT) regarding priority, constraints, risks and operational impacts.
  • Works with maintenance organization to support planning, scheduling and field monitoring of the maintenance activities.
  • Provides input to turnaround and major equipment outage planning, scoping and support activities.
  • Assists CFT in prioritization of capital expenditures (CAPEX) and operational expenses (OPEX)
  • Ensures all field operations are coordinated with the maintenance schedule requirements, by working closely with the Shift Operating Engineer and giving direction to ensure all maintenance work preparation is consistent with applicable standards and in a safe, environmentally acceptable manner.
  • Optimization of unit operations.
  • Assist with troubleshooting of the process systems.
  • Monitoring operational business and performance measures for the Area team.
  • Participation in Reliability Steering Teams (RST) for Utilities.
  • Attends daily production and management meetings as required.

About you


  • Minimum 15 years operations related experience in an industrial plant setting.
  • Hands-on operating experience.
  • Refinery operating experience with Utilities systems - boilers, cooling towers, flares, air compressors, Sulphur recovery units, amine recovery units.
  • Commissioning, Start-up and Shut-down, Turnaround experience .
  • Chief or Assistant Chief Operating Engineer experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a First Class Operating Engineer Certificate.
  • Chemical Engineering / Process Technology diploma.
  • Reliability and safety mindset with the ability to troubleshoot process systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute strongly in a team environment (safety-mind set, situational leadership, interpersonal skills, communications skills, continuous improvement skills).
  • Demonstrated ability to delivery timely and effective results.
  • Strong coaching and leadership skills.
  • Process Safety Management – risk management, management of change.
  • Problem Solving, Prioritization and Decision Making Skills.
  • Computer savvy – MS Office applications, process controls, SAP.

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing — anywhere in the world.


  • Publication: PUB306445
  • Location: Mississauga
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Thursday, July 8, 2021
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Rory Lyden

Account manager Brunel Canada - Toronto

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