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POWER ENGINEER 5 / MAINTENANCE WORKER V
Location:Kelowna
Facility:COTTONWOODS
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Competition #:01004812
Employee Type:PROJECT POSITION FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:COTTONWOODS
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$26.77
Close Date:JULY 20, 2017*
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Position Summary

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position operates and maintains a power plant/low pressure steam plant by operating, repairing and carrying 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. Performs trades duties approaching the journeyman level in one or a variety of trades areas such as electrical, plumbing and painting in compliance with applicable codes and regulations and supervises Maintenance Workers and other designated staff.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Interior Health has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2017! This special designation recognizes the BC employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work....Be part of a dynamic team!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Operates steam, hot water heating boilers, expansible fluid and air conditioning systems, including starting up and shutting down boilers and related pumps, fans, air compressors, pneumatic systems; monitors and adjusts temperature control system, pressure and feed water levels; monitors and records meter and gauge readings to ensure distribution of steam/air heating to designated areas.
• Monitors and adjusts physical plant and heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems by operating a variety of mechanical, pneumatic and/or electronic control systems and performing such tasks as altering systems operating parameters and schedules; repairs and calibrates various instrumentation components of the steam and HVAC systems; maintains required documentation.
• Establishes, monitors and performs preventative and demand maintenance on steam, hot water heating boilers, expansible fluid, ventilation and air conditioning systems by lubricating, repairing, replacing or installing equipment and/or parts such as pumps, fans, air compressors, heaters, refractories, pneumatic systems, valves, bearings and seals.
• Monitors and adjusts chemical treatment systems.
• Performs testing on boiler systems such as combustion and water treatment analysis.
• Maintains, repairs, replaces and extends steam piping systems including components of the physical plant such as expansion joints, valves, steam traps, strainers, heat exchangers, gauges and insulation.
• Answers service and emergency calls for sterilizers and a variety of building systems such as fire protection, medical air, vacuum and gases; resets systems, assesses and performs required repairs or calls in appropriate person.
• Constructs items such as walls, doors, floors, ceilings and windows by framing, applying and finishing materials such as drywall, wood paneling and floor coverings. Designs, constructs and repairs furniture, cabinets, desks, tables and shelves.
• Performs plastering, painting and decorating by selecting and applying a variety of paint, plaster and wall coverings, for both minor building renovations and general maintenance.
• Performs electrical and mechanical repair to equipment such as washers, dryers and plant equipment by replacing and/or repairing items such as drive units, electric motors, control valves, seals and bearings.
• Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures and systems such as taps, sinks, and toilets by extending and/or changing water supply lines, waste lines and plumbing fittings.
• Supervises maintenance workers and other designated staff by performing duties such as directing, scheduling and co-coordinating work assignments related to construction and project work and evaluating employee performance; determining related training and orientation requirements.
• Performs other related duties.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 10, plus four years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Certificate of competency as 5th Class Power Engineer with Boiler Endorsement recognized by the Province of British Columbia.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

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

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT