Current Opportunities

Supervisor, Shift Operations (Power Engineer)

Date Posted: Mar 22, 2024

Location: CORONACH, SK, CA

​Locations - Coronach, SK
Opportunities - Permanent Full-Time

 

At SaskPower, we generate more than just electricity for Saskatchewan people. We offer some of the best jobs in the province. Our challenging careers will help you grow while being surrounded by a fully-committed team, committed to safety, openness, collaboration and accountability.

 

SaskPower is actively recruiting Power Engineers (Shift Supervisors) for our generation facilities in southern Saskatchewan. Located in Coronach, Saskatchewan, ideal candidates must possess a 1st or 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate and Valid Operating License and be committed to continuous education and professional development. Candidates should be ready to provide direction and participate in the efficient operation of plant equipment to meet SaskPower's generating requirements.  

 

SaskPower offers a competitive salary and benefits package. NEW Base Rates start at $68.11/hr for 2nd Class Operators and $79.03/hr for 1st Class Operators. Monthly License Premiums and a Location Allowance is also provided for eligible positions/locations. 

 

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for the organization. If you’re someone who thrives in a team environment and doesn’t shy away from a good challenge, join us!

 

The candidate pool will be reviewed on a regular basis. Candidates of interest will be contacted directly for an invitation to participate in the recruitment process. SaskPower will continue to source candidates for open positions until all are filled or until the posting expiry date of May 1, 2024.

 

This is a safety-sensitive position, the successful candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing to comply with SaskPower’s Fit for Duty Policy.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The employee in this classification is responsible for the supervision, coordination and leadership of the day-to-day activities of SaskPower Employees to ensure efficient and effective daily operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

• Supervise, coach and train staff and monitor and participate in staff performance evaluation
• Anticipate, coordinate and monitor work of assigned staff, while engaging others in order to reach goals and objectives
• Proactively anticipate potential problems, identify core issues and draw accurate conclusions to resolve
• Act independently and responsibly in order to make day-to-day decisions independent from direct supervision
• Follow through on tasks using a methodical approach to decision making
• Coordinate and implement departmental strategies, employee work plans, schedules, coaching, on-going feedback, performance reviews and professional development
• Provide departmental leadership, promote teamwork and initiate staff development and performance objective management in order to develop and sustain a high level of employee and departmental performance
• Participate in day-to-day work activities, including administrative and communication functions
• Lead the development, implementation and maintenance of processes, standards and procedures including training delivery and support
• Make recommendations to improve employee work performance, and improve efficiency, effectiveness and quality of service
• Adhere to and enforce applicable safety and environmental practices, standards, regulations and corporate commitments
• Participate in continuous educational and professional development as required
• Other related duties, as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

 

• Second Class Power Engineer’s Certificate and valid Second Class License, or equivalent AND;
• Two (2) years of related process operations experience at the board operation level, or equivalent
• Ability to supervise and foster a team environment to obtain maximum performance from staff engaged in a variety of assignments
• Ability to work collaboratively with, mentor and coach various internal and external personnel at a variety of levels
• Excellent communication, coordination and organizational skills
• Ability to handle all situations in a professional and courteous manner
• Ability to develop relationships and engage and influence others
• Ability to deal with pressure and conflict, while holding people accountable and recommending solutions to difficult situations
• Ability to prioritize and coordinate a number of diverse items in order to accomplish assigned tasks
• Excellent computer skills with proficiency in the use of the corporations standard software
• Ability to update and maintain applicable licences, as required
• Valid Class 5 driver’s licence

NOTES:
Preference will be given to those who possess a First Class Power Engineer’s Certificate

 

This position falls within the scope of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 2067.


Candidates under consideration may be required to participate in an assessment process consisting of any/all of the following: interview, abilities test, case study and/or presentation.


SaskPower offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Diversity and inclusion are also a priority for us. At SaskPower, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and having a workforce representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to selections based on merit and to the full participation of diversity groups. These groups include the four equity groups recognized by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission: Indigenous Peoples, Members of Visible Minority Groups / Racialized Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in Under-Represented Roles, as well as LGBTQ persons and Newcomers to Saskatchewan.  Visit our website for details.

 

Please apply by May 1, 2024 to be considered for our opportunities!


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