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Electronic Instrument Control Technician II
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Competition #:01280155
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Hourly Wage:$34.94

Position Summary

Do you have experience in building control systems and electronic equipment, ability to implement solutions to issues and problems, and are looking to apply your electronic technology knowledge and skills in a health care environment?

Interior Health’s Plant Services is hiring an Electronic Instrument Control (EIC) Technician II for a regional wide role overseeing the Interior Health Kootenay Boundary worksites located in Trail, Nelson, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nakusp and Edgewood. Travel is required in this role within the surrounding areas. Access to personal vehicle may be required. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Pension plan is offered as well as a relocation allowance package.

This is a permanent full-time opportunity based in Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital with a weekly schedule Monday to Friday consisting of weekends and statutory holidays off. Shifts are 8 am to 4 pm.

The EIC Technician II designs and builds electronic circuits, designs and implements solutions to issues and problems and performs fault analyses. Performs skilled work in the installation, alteration, troubleshooting, maintenance, service and repair of electronic equipment and systems. Interprets sketches and prepares new sketches, diagrams, or schematic drawings. Understands, operates and modifies computer software for electronic equipment/systems, and building automation systems (BAS). All work performed on electronic equipment and systems is done in accordance with, where applicable, bylaws, regulations, codes and standards.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
• Designs and builds electronic circuits; generates appropriate drawings and documentation. Designs and implements solutions to issues and problems by reviewing work requests and consulting with user departments.
• Performs fault analyses by identifying problems with a circuit board, component or programming configuration level. Tests system functionality using computer terminals. Demonstrates the use of systems and provides technical support to staff.
• Liaises with manufacturers and suppliers to determine the availability and cost of systems/parts. Where required, obtains guidance on their installation and use.
• Installs, maintains, repairs and commissions electronic equipment and systems such as access controls, mobile radios, nurse call, alarms, paging/intercom, patient wandering, direct digital controls, BAS, Fire Alarm, CCTV and gas-monitoring systems. Investigates and resolves user complaints. Performs diagnostic correction and repair.
• Commissions new/modified systems into operation by performing trials and monitoring the system to ensure it is functioning according to specifications. Makes necessary repairs or adjustments. Follows up with installation contractors as required.
• Tests and inspects electronic and security devices such as motion detectors, door position switches, duress buttons and control panels, in accordance with applicable bylaws, regulations, codes and standards.
• Performs preventative maintenance on all electronic equipment and systems by cleaning, testing, calibrating and replacing parts as required. Maintains appropriate/required documentation.
• Liaises with outside contractors to ensure adherence to contract specifications and facility requirements.

If you are interested in working with Plant Services in a very dynamic position in health care with every changing technologies, we welcome to hear from you. This role is within a team of other Trades’ professionals with opportunity to network with Interior Health’s other employed Electronics Instrument Control Technicians in various locations outside of the Kootenay Boundary region.

Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduate of a recognized diploma program in Electronic Technology.
• Five (5) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Industry and vendor equipment certifications as required.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License required.

Skills and Abilities:
• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
• Organize work.
• Operate related equipment.

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