Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5 - Power

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5
    Work Site: Plant Maintenance, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre - Vancouver, BC
    Status: Regular Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $29.86 per hour


    Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

    Reference#: 125570-rro


    Come work as a Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

    Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker to join the Plant Maintenance team at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. Apply today to join our team!


    As a Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker you will:

    • Perform trades duties approaching the journeyman level in a variety of areas such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and welding.
    • Perform maintenance and repair duties related to buildings and equipment and perform mechanical and electrical repairs to plant systems such as heating, air handling and pneumatic tube systems.
    • Operate, repair and carry out preventative maintenance on the boilers, air conditioning units, emergency power and other related equipment of the facility in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
    • Process individual departmental purchase requests.
    • Act in various capacities regarding supporting maintenance in general terms.

    This position may require inter-site work assignments, and working in a support role to trades personnel.


    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, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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 competency as a 4th Class Power Engineer recognized by the Province of BC.
    • Two (2) years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

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

    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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