Assistant Chief Power Engineer

REQ: 
PHC22-136835
Work Area: 
Physical Plant - Mechanical
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Regular Full Time
FTE: 
1.00
Wage: 
$33.18-33.18
Job Category: 
Facilities
Hours: 
0700-1500,0730-1530,0800-1600,1500-2300,2300-0700
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Summary

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, this position supervises designated staff in the mechanical trades by performing duties such as scheduling and coordinating work assignments, evaluating employee performance and determining related training and orientation requirements. Performs maintenance and alterations to heating, plumbing, ventilation, air conditioning, gas, compressed air, medical gases and other mechanical systems throughout the hospital. Maintains related records and reports and ensures compliance with various codes and regulations related to power engineering and/or safety policies and procedures.

Skills

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 supervise.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.

Education

Certificate of competency as a 4th Class Power Engineer recognized by the Province of British Columbia, plus Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Tradesperson recognized by the Province of British Columbia. Five years’ recent, related experience including two years in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Duties

Supervises designated staff by performing duties such as scheduling and coordinating work assignments, evaluating employee performance and determining related training and orientation requirements. Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements, interprets drawings and specifications in order to determine materials and equipment required, calculates materials and labour in estimating cost of projects and makes recommendations as required. Performs preventative maintenance, construction and alterations of heating, plumbing, ventilation, air conditioning, gas, compressed air, medical gases and other mechanical systems throughout the hospital, and minor welding repairs. Prepares for work requests and projects by preparing estimates, arranging work schedule with user department and assembling staff, supplies, tools and equipment. Monitors the progress of the work through ongoing communication with user department and making adjustments as required. Ensures compliance with various codes and regulations applying to power engineering and/or safety policies and procedures by methods such as providing direction in relation to plant safety to persons working within the power plant, carrying out checks on mechanical systems throughout the hospital and maintaining work area in accordance with established safety standards and guidelines. Recommends the purchase of related supplies and equipment to the Chief Engineer. Coordinates the delivery and maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools. Completes related reports/records including operating inefficiencies, equipment breakdowns and safety hazards and forwards to Chief Engineer. Monitors expenditures and makes recommendations regarding budget for assigned area to the Chief Engineer. Provides the Chief Engineer with input regarding the selection of staff by performing duties such as interviewing applicants and making recommendations