Refrigeration Operator Class b

March 4 2023
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Building services, HVAC, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist
Vaughan, ON • Full time

Modern Niagara helps building owners, managers, and general contractors meet the mechanical, electrical, integrated building technology, and building services needs of their buildings across Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, and Ottawa. We also develop custom, turnkey solutions to help reach the desired outcomes. We are committed to having a positive and meaningful impact on Canada’s infrastructure and on the communities where we live, learn, work, and heal.


We value passion, initiative, determination, professionalism, and teamwork and we are committed to ensuring that our teams have everything they need to succeed. Health and safety are embedded in everything we do and, as a result, our award-winning safety culture has a record that’s well above industry standards.

At Modern Niagara, you will work alongside values-driven, safety-conscious, and high-impact teams in a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment. Here, your knowledge, skills, and excellent service will help ensure that the buildings that make up Canada’s infrastructure fulfill the needs they were set out to meet.

Modern Niagara is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and is a recipient of SMACNA‘s Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP) – Canada and the Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) Magazine’s Gold Winner for Canada’s Safest Employers Award in the Building and Construction category and Excellence Winner for Canada’s Best Health + Safety Culture Award as well as Canada’s Best Health + Safety Leader Award.

The Refrigeration Operator Class B is responsible for the safe operation of Refrigeration System, boilers and auxiliary equipment in a safe and efficient manner as per codes and regulations at a full-time site in Downtown Toronto.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operation and maintenance of the ice and arena floor surfaces. This will include but is not limited to: operating a guarded plant between 201 and 400HP according to TSSA standards; all aspects of ice maintenance such as installation, removal, painting, flooding, shaving, and testing; boards and shield maintenance, including inspections, repairs, replacements, and cleaning; and floor maintenance including cleaning, and painting.
  • Observe and record readings from all meters and gauges for fuel, water, and power consumption, as well as refrigeration readings and engineering log books
  • Responsible for checking for the proper operation of all mechanical equipment
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance, clean and lubricate equipment, assist during routine system testing
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

  • Minimum ‘B’ Class Operator Certificate certified in the province of Ontario
  • Experience with chillers and boilers
  • Knowledge of Ontario operating standards
  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold using a personal protective equipment
  • Ability to work in elevated areas
  • Use of a computer and automation control systems
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Basic knowledge of industrial safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety
  • Ability to read blueprints and layout drawings
  • Must be able to operate machinery
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of inventory systems

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Modern Niagara, we recognize the value of fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization and are committed to eliminating barriers faced by members of equity-seeking groups (women, Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGTBQ2S+, people with disabilities, and new immigrants) in the construction industry. Our DEI vision is to build an organization where everyone has access to the same opportunities, experience equitable outcomes, and can thrive and reach their full potential.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. Modern Niagara is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise us so that suitable accommodations can be made. We can be reached at

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