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Supv, Power Plant - 2nd Class

Job Req ID:  7865

Golden, BC, CA, V0A 1H0

Date:  Jun 18, 2022

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry. 

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Supervises the hourly shift crew to ensure the safe operation of the boiler, turbo-generator and related equipment to supply the plants energy requirements.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Supervises and trains shift personnel in the safe and efficient operation of the boiler, turbine and related process equipment for the supply of energy for mill requirements and electrical generation
  • Assumes responsibility for all steam supply and condensate returns to all areas of the operation
  • Assumes responsibility for all Power Plant operations and acts as designated Chief Engineer during ‘off shifts’
  • Responsible for the entire plant fire protection systems while on shift
  • Assists in maintaining the accident prevention program which will develop a positive attitude towards safety
  • Operate turbine/gen set making load changes or switching as required including start-ups and shutdowns
  • Operation of water treatment plant an oversees water treatment program to ensure limits and parameters for boiler, condensate and cooling water systems are strictly adhered to per chemical action plan while on shift
  • Responsible for the maintenance of various tasks and projects as assigned by the Chief Engineer
  • Assists with scheduled shut downs in a support role or assigned as a team leader
  • Participates in Powerhouse Supervisors meetings
  • Maintains adequate records as required by Company and external regulatory agencies
  • Ensures Boilers and Pressure Vessels Act is complied with at all times
  • Maintains daily records, logbook entries, accurate production records and tabulation of monthly reports. On shift supervision and responsibility of shift personnel ensuring that their duties are performed safely and efficiently. Including personnel from other departments as well as Contractors

What do I need to be successful?

  • Extensive operating experience in all areas of a power plant
  • Experience with a Maintenance background
  • Supervisory experience
  • Solid fuel fired boiler experience
  • Knowledge of process heat exchangers and flash steam recovery systems
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.
  • Knowledge of license and permit conditions
  • Familiar with Government and other regulatory agencies
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Skilled in distributed control systems
  • Familiar with all power plant systems and equipment and able to operate high voltage switch gear as required



  • Second Class Steam Engineer Certificate recognized in British Columbia, Canada

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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