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Shift Engineer - Campbell Heights RSC (Surrey BC)

Requisition ID:  62501 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 

Job Category:  Distribution 

Travel Requirements: 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 

City: Surrey

Location: No Location 

Postal Code: V3S 3W7 


A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.


Together with our 123,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.



All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



The Shift/Power Engineer is responsible for the maintenance and safe consistent operation of the Ammonia/Glycol refrigeration plant and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and monitoring of all life safety, HVAC, electrical and mechanical systems within the Retail Support Centre while actively contributing to a positive, productive and safe working environment. This position will be located at the Campbell Heights RSC (18820 22nd Avenue, Surrey BC).

Job Description
  • Responsible for the maintenance and safe, consistent operation of the Ammonia/ Glycol Refrigeration Plant and all related systems
  • Monitor, maintain, trouble shoot and repair life safety systems, including sprinkler systems and piping, sprinkler risers, valve groups, fire pump, fire hoses, extinguishers, fire alarm panel and fire dialer.
  • Monitor, maintain, trouble shoot and repair all HVAC and human comfort systems, including RTU’s, unit heaters, lighting, etc.
  • Monitor, maintain, trouble shoot and repair all building related mechanical equipment, including, dock plates, overhead doors, rollup doors, pumps, back- up generator, motors, fans, plumbing and electrical systems.
  • Monitor, maintain, trouble shoot and repair banana / fruit ripening rooms, and related equipment
  • Maintenance of all tools, parts and equipment used within the RSC, ensuring adequate stock on hand for critical equipment failures.
  • Complete daily logs and preventative maintenance schedules as required.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, professional work environment at all times, utilizing Sobeys 5S Standards.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • All other duties as assigned
Job Requirements

Educational and Working Experience


  • Valid 3rd or 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate and License valid in Province of employment.
  • A minimum of three years Shift/Power Engineering experience, with an emphasis on large ammonia / glycol refrigeration systems

Technical Skills


  • Knowledge and direct working experience in various building systems; boilers, compressors, electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, instructions, control sequences with a clear understanding of local codes, regulations and bylaws.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite; Word Excel, Auto Cad, including automated controlled refrigerated systems  


  • Knowledge and direct working experience in the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of banana/fruit ripening rooms. 
  • Other related mechanical trades licensing or skills:  welding, electrician, millwright, plumber, refrigeration mechanic an asset

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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