Vancouver Coastal Health


Job Description

Job Title: Millwright/Mechanic
Work Site: Plant Maintenance, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $33.62 per hour


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 139881-ndh


Come work as a Millwright/Mechanic with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Millwright/Mechanic to join the Plant Maintenance team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a Millwright/Mechanic with VCH you will perform skilled work at the journeyman level in the maintenance, installation, movement, fabrication/construction and repair of hospital equipment and machinery using a variety of tools such as lathes, drill presses, cutters, electric arc and gas welders, grinders, drills, rigging, and a variety of hand tools.



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

  • Grade 10 plus two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a Journeyman Millwright recognized by the Province of B.C.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
  • 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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