Power Engineer

Skilled Trades

Job Description

As the job title suggests, working as a power steam engineer is all about keeping power running in big industrial and commercial facilities. Effi­ciency and safety are your two biggest responsibilities. Your duties include supervising, operating and maintaining machinery and boilers that provide steam, power, heat, refrigeration and other utility services. Many mills are automated to improve efficiency and safety. These automated systems are often the responsibility of power steam engineers. In some mills, senior power steam engineers work in control rooms. They need to be able to analyze problems and take action to keep a mill running smoothly and safely. More junior power steam engineers may find themselves spending most of their time on the mill floor monitoring and adjusting equipment.

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Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
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