Heating Plant Maintenance & Projects Supervisor

UT- Heating Plant

Competition No.  -    S103948157
Posting Date  -    Jun 28, 2022
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.
Position Type  -    Full Time - Operating Funded
Salary Range  -    $119,663 to $130,568 (pro-rated) per year
Grade  -    14
Hours  -    40.00

This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.


Edmonton, AB

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.


Reporting to the Utility Services Manager, Heating Plant (USM-HP), the Heating Plant Maintenance and Projects Supervisor is accountable for the day-to-day scheduling and coordination of maintenance and projects in the plant. The main accountabilities of the Heating Plant Maintenance and Projects Supervisor (HP-MPS) include initiating, leading, planning, and continuous execution of Heating Plant maintenance as well as the critical 2 week plant turnaround, and major equipment inspection and repair (boilers, air cooled condenser, etc.). Other standard activities of the HP-MPS include supervising the maintenance crews, purchasing consumables for maintenance and projects, supervising contractors, consulting with and reporting to the Utility Services Manager, Heating Plant (USM-HP) regarding equipment availability, costs and scheduling of plant maintenance and projects.


Major responsibilities of the Heating Plant Maintenance and Projects Supervisor are as follows:

  • Supervises, schedules, plans, and coordinates the day-to-day plant maintenance, large planned and unplanned plant and equipment turnarounds, and project work in the Heating Plant;
  • Ensure compliance with all established governmental regulations and in-house programs that affect the safety and environmental compliance of the operation;
  • Assists the design, engineering, construction, and project management of Heating Plant upgrades and expansions;
  • Performs associated administrative responsibilities.


A Valid Alberta Second Class Power Engineering Certificate of Competency with maintenance experience and experience as a Project Manager, Maintenance Planner, or Maintenance Foreman.


A Trade Certification with a minimum of 10 years experience in a Registered Trade (Boilermaker, Steamfitter, and Millwright are acceptable) plus experience as a Project Manager, Maintenance Planner, and/or Maintenance Foreman.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.