Job Title: Assistant Shift Engineer - Third Class
Work Site: Power Plant, Vancouver General Hospital
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $36.02 per hour
Days off: Rotating
Come work as an Assistant Shift Engineer - Third Class with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Assistant Shift Engineer to join the Power Plant team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!
As an Assistant Shift Engineer - Third Class you will:
Work under the direction of the Shift Engineer - Second Class to operate, repair and maintain a high pressure (600psig+), high temperature (750 F Superheat), primary combined cycle, parallel co-generation thermal Power Plant with currently installed capacity of 2890 boiler horsepower, as required by the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act and Regulations to produce steam and primary power.
Maintain the operations of boilers, feed water pumps, turbines, power distribution centres and related auxiliary equipment which changes as Plant operating and site strategies evolve, and currently includes:
600 psig Boilers
150 psig Boilers
1MW 4160 volt turbo-generators
1000 psig feed water pumps
(225 KW and 500 KW) diesel generators
440V, 4160V and 12800V transformers and switchgear
1600KW stand-by generators
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Grade 12 plus three years' recent related experience in a second class industrial plant.
Third (3rd) Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency.
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to deal with effectively with others.
Ability to read and interpret single line drawings.
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 https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.