Chief Operating Engineer – O&M Chief Stationary Operator - #104642

Johnson Controls

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Vaughan, ON
Contract type: Full time

The Operations & Maintenance Chief Operating Engineer is part of our P3 Building Technologies & Solutions business at Johnson Controls. This position will be located at the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital.

What you will do

Reporting to the Customer Business Manager, the Chief Operating Engineer is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Central Utility Plant (CUP), HVAC, air handling units, emergency generators along with various other critical building systems at a Hospital in Vaughan. The facility is managed by Johnson Controls Canada LP, and is a P3 environment.

How you will do it

  • Monitors and oversees Steam Boiler Plant, Chiller Plant, Emergency Generators, HVAC, AHUs and Medical Gas systems.

  • She/he oversees a team of Operating Engineers that are unionized.

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to all front line team members within the business unit

  • Implements operational and preventative maintenance plans for the Utility Plant, which support Hospital operations and reduce risk.

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, standards and Hospital policies.

  • Identifies ongoing energy conservation measures and undertakes measures to operate the plant within predetermined energy targets.

  • Provides recommendations to senior management on emerging technology, trends, legislative changes and industry best practices.

  • Establishes and monitors annual goals and objectives to ensure ongoing improvements in customer service, operational efficiency, cost effectiveness, safety and compliance.

  • Regularly interacts with approved consultants, suppliers and service providers.

  • Coordinates contracted services and manages a variety of projects pertaining to building systems and the Central Utility Plant.

  • Respond to emergency or demand phone calls 24/7 that are escalated by a team member on shift or hospital leadership.

  • Ability to share on-call 24 hour status with other managers, as may be requested or required

  • Being prepared to cover shifts in the event of an absence or illness.

  • Investigate, prepare data and provide a presentation to hospital leadership where a failure condition exists, or where the hospital feels JCI has not meet their contract obligations.

  • Ability to backfill O&M Operations Manager during absences or vacations

What we look for

[Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience]

  • Operating Engineer certification with the TSSA is mandatory – 3rd class or above

  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in an engineering or related field

  • Minimum 6 to 8 years of experience as an Operating Engineer is required

  • Computer proficiency (Work, Word, Power Point)

  • Proficiency in Building Automation (BAS) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) required

  • Strong organization, prioritization and time-management skills required

  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of applicable legislation and standards required

  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching, interpersonal, communication and risk management skills

  • Experience working in a global team environment and communicating effectively across multiple cultures

  • Skilled at client relationship management

  • High degree of client service orientation and sense of urgency

  • Self-motivated, accountable and timely with the ability to multi-task

  • Skilled at emergency preparedness and business continuity planning and execution

  • Proficient at being a safety leader

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure

  • Fully Vaccinated and able to provide proof

  • Business references if requested

[Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience]

  • Experience in a Management role is required

  • Experience in a hospital, and in particular P3 environments is preferred

  • Post-secondary training in business management preferred

  • Significant and recent management/leadership/technical experience, preferably in a health care setting

  • Proven superior strategic thinking, analytical, decision making, and problem-solving skills required

  • Demonstrated fiscal responsibility and budget management experience

  • Understanding of current CSA infection prevention and control practices preferred

  • Demonstrated high level of emotional Intelligence and self-management principles

  • Well-developed communication, influence, persuasion and negotiation skills with the ability to provide clear direction and follow-up

  • Knowledge of current building standards, code and legislative requirements for systems under their care

Who we are

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit

Johnson Controls’ Canadian subsidiaries are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants, candidates and employees with disabilities, in accordance with applicable human rights legislation, and in Ontario, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). When requested, accommodation will be provided throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. To request accommodation, please contact us. Any information you provide related to accommodation measures will be treated as confidential. A copy of Johnson Controls’ applicable AODA policies are available on our website at for your reference, and can be made available in accessible formats upon request.

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