Jul 25, 2024
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Posting # 52064 - [ UNIFOR ]

Electrician, Facilities Engineering - 1 position
Facilities Engineering
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time


The Facilities Management team creates, maintains and sustains quality facilities and a healthy environment through our leadership in energy stewardship and environmental sustainability. It is our mandate to design, provide and facilitate innovative solutions and enabling technology in support of our patient care, research and education mission.

The Facilities Engineering team creates and maintains a safe, comfortable environment for its employees and their patients making it a partner in the delivery of patient centered care. The role of Facilities Engineering department is to effectively and efficiently provide maintenance and operational services to all our customers. We are committed to optimal upkeep of our facilities to create a functional, reliable, safe and comfortable health care environment.

The responsibilities of an electrician within the Facilities Engineer team include but are not limited to:
- Completing electrical tasks, preventative maintenance duties, equipment inspections and renovation work as assigned.
- Troubleshoot and repair building equipment, ATS switch gear, VFD's, generators and motors.
- Ballast repairs, Light bulb replacement, Nurse call repair and troubleshooting, Overhead paging system adjustments
- Maintains a running inventory of electrical parts and stock, ordering new as required, with the consent of the Facility Engineering Coordinator
- Work with other trades to solve daily problems to ensure proper operation of building systems.

This is a permanent full time position currently working Monday to Friday day shifts from 08:00 to 16:00. It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer. This position qualifies for a comprehensive benefits package. Tools and PPE are provided along with a safety shoe allowance.

Our Vision: We earn complete confidence in the care we provide, and make a lasting difference in the quest to live fully



Essential Qualifications

  • Current Certificate of Qualification as a Construction & Maintenance Electrician or Industrial Electrician for the Province of Ontario
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma, or recognized equivalent by the Province of Ontario
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Minimum 3 years demonstrated related experience
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications required
  • Demonstrated effective organizational, collaborative, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on a team as well as independently
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, solve problems and work on own initiative
  • Proven customer service focus and commitment to patient and staff safety
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Must be capable of meeting the physical demands required to perform the essential duties of the classification
  • A police record check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous work experience within a healthcare environment
  • SJHC approved HVAC certificate (e.g. SMT, BES)
  • Previous work experience and or comprehensive knowledge of Building Automation Systems, controls and associated software
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
Teaching and Research
  • St Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: January 17, 2024
Submission deadline: January 23, 2024

Wade Baillie, Human Resources

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