Stationary Engineer (Refrigeration Operator Class “B”)

Position Title: Stationary Engineer
Requisition ID: 27895
Career Group (ADSP): Distribution Center
Department: Logistics and Distribution
Work Location: METRO ON – FROZEN FOODS – 190 The West Mall, Etobicoke ON

Province: Canada : Ontario
Position Type: Permanent

This position reports to the Chief Engineer & Maintenance Supervisor. As a Stationary Engineer, the incumbent will be responsible for the cooling system in the warehouse, taking safety as the number one priority.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Looking after Ammonia refrigeration plant including its computer related monitoring and accessories
  • Maintenance of Ammonia piping, occasional trips on roof
  • Penthouse cleaning, Ammonia piping, coil drains & coil fans
  • Able to handle screw and reciprocating compressors, Ammonia & water pumps, cooling towers
  • Proper use of Ammonia gas mask & follow Safety Protocols as per Metro’s policies & TSSA Regulations
  • Taking care of battery chargers as required, checking electrolytes in the batteries
  • The incumbent will provide their own basic tools of the trade and safety shoes
  • Safety awareness is key and must adhere to safety policies and procedures


  • Hold a valid Class “B Refrigeration Operator” or 3rd Class Stationary Engineer certificate
  • Experience on Ammonia systems
  • Strong trouble shooting skills
  • Flexibility to work on various shifts (days, afternoons and nights) and weekends is a must
  • Previous computer experience; experience with preventative maintenance systems is an asset
  • Member of Unifor Local 414
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills


  • Unionized Employees
  • Management, Distribution Centres

Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.__
_*Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.***_
_* Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.***_
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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $23.11-$29.46 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift


  • Ammonia Refrigeration: 1 year (preferred)


  • Refrigeration Class B OR 3rd Class Stationary Certificate (required)

Work Location: One location

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