Shift Engineer (4th Class)

Shift Engineer (4th Class)

Stratford Festival Published on October 9, 2019 (12 days ago)
Stratford, ON
Job Type
Other Services


Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and artisans alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the position of:

Shift Engineer (4th Class)

This position reports to the Chief Engineer and is part of the Facilities Department.   


- Operate, maintain, inspect and repair high/low pressure steam or high temperature water boilers.
- Operate and maintain HVAC equipment.
- Monitor plant equipment to assure optimum efficiency and to prevent or reduce downtime and maintenance costs. Test and control boiler water, condensate, cooling tower water and add corrective chemicals as required. Includes cooling towers, pumps, motors and related equipment.
- Perform routine as well as unscheduled maintenance on physical plant equipment.  Determine causes of failure / problems and take appropriate corrective action.
- Perform preventative maintenance and filter changes according to established schedules and operational requests and guidelines.
- Operate and respond to fire panel and fire system needs.
- Operate and maintain U.P.S. and Emergency Power back-up systems. Includes Diesel Generators. (shared equipment with Electrician)
- Perform and assist with minor electrical repairs and installation. Example:  light fixtures, ballasts, switches, motors, etc.
- Perform Repairs / maintenance / replacement to facilities operational equipment.
- Operate and repair company waste treatment equipment. Perform basic plumbing / repairs and installations. Maintain and repair sanitary / wastewater / storm drain systems.
- Monitor external contractors when inspecting or repairing equipment.
- Keep logs of plant operations and records maintenance and repair work performed.  Document all necessary information.
- Perform emergency repairs as required to base building and operational functions and equipment.


- 4th Class Stationary Engineer Certificate
- Experience with Microsoft Office
- Experience with Siemens Apogee and Carrier Iview systems
- Working knowledge of fire alarm systems
- Valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract

This full time position is located in Stratford, Ontario and will begin immediately. Candidates will be required to work a flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Job Type: Full Time

Recognizing that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment, we welcome applicants with disabilities and are committed to accommodating them throughout the recruitment and hiring process. We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a résumé and cover letter in a single PDF by October 25, 2019 to:

Human Resources
Subject: Shift Engineer

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