Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Plumber

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Plumber
    Work Site: Plant Maintenance, Vancouver General Hospital
    Status: Temporary Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible until return of incumbent
    Salary: $33.75 per hour
    Hours: 0730-1530, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off
    Reference#: 122339-esa

    Come work as a Plumber at Vancouver General Hospital!

    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Plumber to join its maintenance team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Plumber at Vancouver General Hospital, you will:

    • Perform skilled work in the field of plumbing, steamfitting and piping systems according to standards/regulations.
    • Repair and maintains low pressure steam distribution and condensate systems, hot and chilled water piping systems and related equipment associated with the heating, glycol, heat recovery, air distribution and associated effluent, sewage and waste disposal, and medical gas, using tools and related equipment.
    • Prepares appropriate rigging to move equipment.


    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



    Education & Experience

    • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Plumber, Class B level Gas Fitter's License with an electrical endorsement recognized by the Province of BC.
    • Valid Certificate of Competency as a Cross Connection Control Specialist issued by the American Water Works Association, British Columbia Section.
    • Two years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Steamfitter/Pipefitter may also be required depending on site specifications.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications.
    • Ability to organize work.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

    This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.


    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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