The Energy Team Leader (2nd Class Power Engineer) is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a wood fired furnace, thermal oil heating system, steam generation system, Electrified Filter Bed (EFB) pollution control system as well as mill fire protection and water treatment plant to ensure established production levels are achieved within safety, budget, and quality goals.

The incumbent is accountable for the organization and supervision of all energy personnel and activities within the energy area. The Energy Team Leader will be the designated chief engineer, responsible of carrying out duties and requirements of the Alberta Boilers and Safety Act.  The key responsibility of this position is to ensure the mill meets and exceeds all regulatory requirements of our Environmental Operating License and regulations related to the safe operation of the plant and associated environmental equipment.


  • Previous supervisory experience coupled with demonstrated ability to work effectively with others
  • Experience operating automated or computerized control systems
  • Experience operating a thermal oil system
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • 2nd Class Power Engineering Certification
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experience with JDE or an alternative CMMS
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

 About Tolko:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world.  For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.  And, through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work.  Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader.  We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

We Offer:

  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • Diverse opportunities
  • An open, innovative culture
  • A positive, dynamic work environment
  • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you!  Applications will be accepted at

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