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CO-GENERATION/BAS OPERATOR 

Job Location: Bradford, ON

Employment type: Fill-time Permanent Employment
Hours: 40 Hours per week

 

A little about us

 

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company driven by our passion to help people improve their lives. We have a diverse team who bring their best every day so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71 and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

 

Job summary

 

Are you a cannabis enthusiast with an energetic spirit? Are you looking to work with a fun group of people? If so, we would love to meet you!

 

We’re looking for an ambitious and hard-working professional to join our Maintenance team in the role of CO-GENERATION/BAS OPERATOR !


 

 

 

Under the direction of the Site & Facilities Manager, the CoGen/BAS Operator is responsible for the efficient and safe operation and the maintenance of the physical plant and related building equipment and its controls software, in compliance with rules and regulations set out by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (T.S.S.A.) as well as any other regulatory agencies or jurisdictions governing the operation of Natural Gas Cogeneration systems. While the incumbent is responsible for all functions in accordance with duties defined in this job description, the primary focus of this position will be the preventive and demand maintenance and operation of the Cogeneration Plant and the monitoring of the Building Automation Systems (BAS).

 

As a Co-gen/BAS operator you will be…

 

  • Responsible for the operation and basic maintenance of the stationary natural gas power generating equipment
  • Responsible for conducting preventative maintenance inspections and basic maintenance of the CoGen stations and the surrounding areas
  • Responsible for maintaining all applicable records, logs, reports and drawings of all applicable equipment, controls, and systems
  • Responsible for monitoring and updating the BAS (Priva) daily
  • Operates automated/computerized control systems. Ensures control stations and all mechanical devices are running well and that problems are discovered before they become larger issues.  Operations are to be optimized where/when possible.  
  • Able to navigate various drawings and technical manuals. Maintains logbooks, maintenance forms and complete CMMS entries daily.
  • Produce reports, records of information related to operational, maintenance and safety activities in the BAS and Power Generation systems.
  • Act as first responder in the event of problems or anomalies as it relates to the job on and after hours as needed
  • Receives general alarms/trips from the plant and takes appropriate action.
  • May be called upon to manage the system via a remote-control centre such as a laptop. Able to performs remote troubleshooting using the various digital controls at their disposal.
  • Responsible for working with the Development Team and Contractors with shutdowns, print review, and attending commissioning orientation for all necessary training required for maintaining a completed project.
  • Responsible to assist other Team Members as required
  • Coordinates the activities of external service providers as required.
  • Environmental awareness – eliminates, reduce and/or clean up all environmental incidents. Report as regulated
  • Performs all work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all its regulations.  Responsible for adhering to all applicable health and safety policies, procedures and provisions established by Aurora.  Responsible for recognizing unsafe work practices and other potential hazards in the workplace, and for ensuring that these situations are corrected and, where corrective action cannot be taken, reports to his/her immediate supervisors or delegate.
  • Attends and participates in meetings, professional development training and all departmental orientation programs as assigned.
  • All duties outlined in the job description may occasionally be called upon to work alternate shift relief during staffing shortages or plant emergencies.
  • The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
  • Shift schedule to be set but this is a Building Operations position, and the building is running 24/7
  • Other duties as required.

 

You will be the best fit for this role if you have…

 

  • Power Generation and/or Facilities background of at least 2-5yrs
  • BAS experience of at least 3yrs
  • Possess a well-rounded knowledge of engine, generator, and compressor performance and operations; experience with Jenbacher, Waukesha, and Cat considered an asset.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude to perform the hands-on operation of plant equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to make timely decisions associated with process upsets
  • Adaptive work style with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function positively in a dynamic work environment
  • Must possess clear communication skills, as this person is expected to represent the Department of Maintenance and Reliability in a positive manner to internal personnel and external contractors.
  • Applicant will be responsible for overall caretaking of the CoGen Station
  • A strong safety mindset

 

 

Why you’ll love working at Aurora


Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it…  
 

  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! With flexible working hours to compressed work weeks to paid sick and vacation time, you will be empowered to achieve work-life balance.
     
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary or hourly wage (with shift premiums), stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
     
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
     
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
     
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.

 

  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with medical cannabis.

 

Next steps


Think you have what it takes to join our team? So do we!

Apply today by submitting your resume along with salary expectations through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit.



Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways! We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity!

Not the role for you? That’s okay! Visit our careers page to find the perfect opportunity for you or share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think would be a great fit (hot tip: if you are already an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by referring this posting to a friend! If they are successful, you will receive a bonus!)

 

Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. 
If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know! We are here to help.

 

Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

 

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

 

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.


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