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Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5 - UBCH, GFS, LGH

Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5 - UBCH, GFS, LGH

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Job Description

Job Title: Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5
Work Site: UBC Hospital - Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Salary: $28.78 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 105161-mhs


Within the context of a complex health care system and in accordance with the policies, values and guidelines of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), the Shift Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5 performs trades duties approaching the journeyman level in a variety of trades areas such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and welding. Performs maintenance and repair duties related to buildings and equipment and performs mechanical and electrical repairs to plant systems such as heating, air handling and pneumatic tube systems. Operates, repairs and carries 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. May be required to process individual departmental purchase requests. Persons in this role must be prepared to 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.


Education, Training and 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, Skills and 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.***

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