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Stationary Engineer

May 21 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Engineering, Engineering, Health, Medical
Halifax, NS

Department/Program: Facilities, Facilities & Environmental Services
Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) until 09/16/2021 x 1 position(s)
Req ID: 70632
Union Status: Unifor Service, Support Bargaining Unit
Compensation: $26.4045 - $26.8626/hour
Posting Date: May 21, 2020
Closing Date: May 28, 2020
Start Date: 06/08/2020


The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region. The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve. We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of Plant Operations and Maintenance, the Stationary Engineer operates, maintains, monitors, records, and repairs all building heating, ventilation, air conditioning, service equipment, and ancillary equipment necessary to provide uninterrupted heat, air conditioning, hot/cold ware, compressed air, clinical air, steam, electricity, and emergency power. This position also conducts periodic walking rounds throughout mechanical, electrical and equipment areas and records pressures, temperatures, monitors building temperatures, etc. and other related duties as assigned.

Hours of Work

Monday - Friday and Weekends, 7.5 hour shifts or 11.25 hour shifts (7:00 am-7:00pm/7:00 pm to 7:00 am)

Qualifications
  • Minimum grade 12 or equivalent preparation to secondary school graduation (GED).
  • Stationary Engineer Refrigeration in Plant Certificate, second class and fourth class ticket required.
  • Building Systems Course considered an asset.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a similar position an asset.
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently.
  • Ability to react effectively to emergencies or other changes in work environment that require immediate re-prioritizing of tasks.
  • Ability to reads and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams, electrical code specifications, blueprints, and technical manuals.
  • Ability to distinguish full colour spectrum.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures.
  • Ability to recognize appropriately react to potential dangers.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work processes.
  • Knowledge of building operation systems (Metasys and Apogee).
  • Knowledge of hydronics and ability to complete water tests with general understanding towards treatment and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to diligently attend to details and pursue quality in accomplishing tasks.
  • Ability to identify opportunities or issues and take action to enhance organization results without being prompted by others.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.


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