Kawartha Premium Alcohols

Kawartha Ethanol Inc. is a state-of-the-art Ethanol Production facility located in Havelock, Ontario. We currently have the opportunity for the following position:

4th Class Operating Engineer

This position will be working with steam boilers, combined heat & power and cooling water systems.

The ideal candidate will have as a minimum the following:

• 4th Class Operating Engineer
• Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings.
· Must possess good troubleshooting skills and an attention to detail.

Responsibilities / Expectations

  • Safely & efficiently operate the production process within a team setting.
  • Monitor & maintain the various utilities systems within our facility.
  • Actively participate in continuous process improvement opportunities.
  • Follow all plant policies & procedures.
  • Interact with various technicians to ensure safe work on equipment.
  • Complete process checklists and report any deviations to management.
  • Complete detailed root cause/corrective action reports.

Skills listed below would be an asset:

  • Experience with a Distributed Control System (DCS).
  • Competent in reading & understanding policies, documents & drawings.
  • Ability to recognize abnormalities and hazards then analyze and troubleshoot for corrective actions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Strong mechanical skills and the ability to follow & understand process flow.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please submit your Resume & Cover Letter using the upload tool on this page, stating the Position and your Salary Expectations.


We thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

KEI welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.