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MAINTENANCE WORKER III
Location:Oliver
Facility:SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
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Competition #:01008826
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$21.26
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 12, 2017*
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Position Summary

Are you a team player, able to work in a fast paced environment while juggling multiple priorities and tasks? Do you have experience in building maintenance and looking to apply your knowledge and skills? Interior Health is hiring a Maintenance Worker III for the South Okanagan General Hospital.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor (or designate), the Maintenance Worker III performs maintenance and repair duties related to buildings, grounds and equipment in one or a variety of areas such as electrical, plumbing and painting in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

You may be called for shifts falling Monday-Friday between 07:30 to 15:30 (Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory holidays off).

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:
• Repairs furniture such as tables, cupboards and shelves; repairs items such as walls, doors, floors, ceilings and windows by applying materials such as drywall, wood paneling, floor and ceiling coverings and glass; constructs items such as shelves and cupboards.

• Replaces plumbing fixtures such as sinks and toilets; repairs plumbing fixtures such as water supply lines and waste lines. Installs repair kits to taps, equipment.
• Identifies nature of malfunction of equipment and appliances such as wheelchairs, paging systems, toasters, food mixers and blenders; performs electrical and mechanical repairs by disassembling motors and equipment, cleaning, oiling, greasing and replacing parts such as brushes, elements, bearings, filters and wires and soldering connections; installs items such as timers and switches; performs safety checks on electrical appliances for defects such as faulty wires and improper grounding. Installs receptacles and ballasts and changes circuits under supervision in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

• Performs maintenance to heavy duty equipment such as sterilizers, washers, dryers and extractors by disassembling equipment, cleaning, oiling, greasing and replacing items such as filters and reassembling equipment as required.

• Performs labouring work such as digging trenches, repairing outside grounds, sprinkler system and heads. Cleans storm drains, roof and gutter drains.

• Carries out preventative maintenance on equipment and fixtures such as pumps, fans, air compressors, kitchen equipment, laundry washers, dryers, by oiling, greasing, cleaning and repairing or replacing items such as valves, bearings, seals and changing filters on incoming and return air systems. Cleans and greases wheels on hospital beds, stretchers, carts, laundry buggies, floor machines and wheelchairs, etc.

• Performs other related duties.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of Grade 10
• Two year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License required.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate with effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• 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