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Operating Engineer (2nd Class)
Title: Operating Engineer (2nd Class)
Employment Group:Skilled Trades
Section:Facilities Cambridge
Location:Cambridge, Ontario

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

We value the hard work and dedication of our Skilled Trades team. We’re a world-class automotive facility with manufacturing plants located in Cambridge and Woodstock. Not only are we one of the largest Toyota Motor Manufacturing facilities in North America, but we also produce some of the most highly-demanded gas and hybrid vehicles in the industry –from the Toyota RAV4 to the Lexus NX. This is your chance to join a company that’s centered around continuously improving and achieving more than you ever thought possible.

The world-famous Toyota Production System, a philosophy of continuous improvement and ongoing training, enables each Team Member to work towards their highest potential. The results of our company stem from hiring committed, self-motivated team members, with the ability to work together to achieve team goals. 

Total Rewards 
We see the value in learning from each other. That’s why we inspire collaboration and team building at every turn. Working with a variety of experts, you’ll form strong relationships, gain mentorship and expand your knowledge. And with both formal and on-the-job training, you’ll get the support to reach your goals – and keep setting new ones. Around here, every day is new, exciting and packed with opportunities. 

  • Starting rate of $43.26/hour and increase to a full-time rate after 6 months of $45.54/hour.
  • Shift premiums of $2.28 (afternoons) and $4.55 (nights)
  • Annual bonus based on company and personal achievements
  • Flexible Health Care Benefits and Defined Contribution Pension Plan starting on date of hire
  • 19 days of paid time off during first full calendar year, plus 5 company designated holidays and earn additional time-off after additional years of service
  • Voluntary Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) or a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), conveniently funded by Team Member payroll contributions
  • Tuition coverage for career development and personal interest courses
  • All the equipment needed for this role is provided: special equipment, safety equipment & tools, an allowance for uniforms and education
  • Access to an onsite fitness center


Role Overview

The Operating Engineer will, under the direction of the Chief engineer, operate and maintain power plant systems for the safe and efficient delivery of high-pressure steam, chilled water, and compressed air to Toyota Motor Manufacturing production environment and standards.

What you’ll be doing

  • Operate and maintain power plant equipment including: gas turbine generators, heat recovery steam generators, steam boilers, hot water boilers, steam and electric chillers, compressors, water and wastewater plants and auxiliary equipment
  • Work in accordance with the Technical Standards and Safety Authority Operating Engineer/Boiler and Pressure Vessel (TSSA OE / B&PV) Regulations 219-01, 220/01
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities to ensure uninterrupted service to the plant
  • Develop operation, safety, and maintenance procedures or assist in their development
  • Analyze problems and take appropriate action to ensure continuous and reliable operation of equipment and systems
  • Isolate /Lock Out Tag Out equipment mechanically and electrically to allow for safe inspection and repair work.
  • Maintain daily logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activities, including water test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions and maintenance work.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and highlight abnormalities
  • Assist in continuous improvement activities including safety, uptime and reliability, energy conservation


Desired Skills and Experiences

  • 2nd Class Operating Engineer Certificate of Qualification preferred, 3rd Class Operating Engineer Certificate of Qualification and currently working towards 2nd class qualifications will be considered
  • Minimum 2-5 years of power plant experience (operating and maintaining gas turbine generators, heat recovery steam generators, steam boilers, hot water boilers, steam and electric chillers, compressors, water and wastewater plants and auxiliary equipment)
  • Working knowledge of Technical Safety Standard Authority Operating Engineer / Boiler & Pressure Vessel Regulations 219-01, 220/01
  • Computer literate including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Able to multi-task and change priorities as required
  • Able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends
  • Willing to support daily and weekend overtime requirements as needed
  • Must be flexible to work in Cambridge and/or Woodstock plant locations



  • Combined Heat & Power systems experience preferred
  • Millwright and IMT certifications considered an asset

To promote a comfortable, safe and productive work environment, as well as to comply with all federal, provincial and/or local laws, TMMC is a smoke-free property.

TMMC is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse team. We believe in enabling people of different ages, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, colours, races, ancestries, citizenships, ethnic origins, places of origin, and creeds to work together and realize their full potential. TMMC is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation.


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