Steam Plant Operator - Term
Beam Suntory
Calgary, AB, CA
1d ago

What makes this a great opportunity?

Located in Calgary, Alberta, Alberta Distillers Ltd (ADL) is an award winning distillery and member of the Beam Suntory family.

Winner of Distillery of the Decade by the Canadian Whisky Awards in 2020 and Vodka Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in 2021, we are a fast-paced organization that knows how to have fun too.

Beam Suntory Canada is the third largest spirits company in Canada, with employees across the country.

Role Responsibilities

REPORTING STRUCTURE : Chief Engineer and Energy Supervisor

BASIC FUNCTION : Operate the Steam Plant and related equipment to safety and efficiently meet the needs of the various production departments.


  • Safe and Efficient Operation of Boilers (starting, stopping and running) to maintain steam demands for production and heating requirements
  • Safe and Efficient Operation of the Heating Boiler and associated heating system components. This includes operation of the steam heating system for the South Warehouses
  • Water Treatment :
  • Operate and regenerate boiler feed water hydrogen and sodium softeners fill sulphuric acid, brine and caustic soda holding tanks as required
  • Chemically dose boiler feed water chemical
  • Chemically dose cooling system and ensure chlorine injection system functioning properly; ensure chlorine bottles are changed as required and replacements ordered
  • Operate the Reverse Osmosis (R.O. Unit) to meet blending water requirements of the Tankhouse
  • Operate R.O. Unit and regenerate Softeners and Carbon Filters as required
  • Conduct water analysis and log for feed water, condensate, cooling water, R.O. unit and demineralizer
  • Operate air compressors and air dryers to meet plant requirements as air demand fluctuates and log performance
  • Perform routine maintenance and lubrication of all equipment in steam plant operation
  • Perform Shutdown Inspections and routine P.M.’s / Maintenance of all equipment in steam plant operation
  • Monitor utility usage by logging and updating daily natural gas consumption
  • Reporting, administration, record keeping and issuing of work permits required in the steamplant
  • Make recommendations for improvements to equipment and process
  • Act in accordance with the One Beam Suntory Way behaviors
  • Be actively involved with improvements and root cause problem solving
  • Complete 5S Audits and follow-up duties as required
  • Participate in daily huddles’, actively discuss safety, quality and performance issues and suggestions
  • Monitor Security cameras and report any problems
  • Continually identify improvement opportunities for all processes
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Grade 12
  • Third Class Operating Certificate of competency from the Alberta Boilers Safety Association
  • Previous exposure to package boilers and auxiliary equipment
  • Previous production experience
  • Process Control System experience an asset
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work shifts
  • Compliance with standard operating procedures, legal and other requirements including health and safety, fire protection, environmental, quality, security and continual improvement programs is a requirement of the job.

    Able to lift up to 75 lbs., climb stairs and catwalks, work at heights and in confined spaces, work 12 hour shifts independently, handle emergency situations calmly and effectively.

    At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected.

    Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law.

    All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

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