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Posting # 52362 - [ UNIFOR ]
Painter, Facilities Engineering - 1 position
Facilities Engineering
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time

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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 a painter within the Facilities Engineer team include but are not limited to:
- Provide painting service for the hospital and satellite sites both inside and outside. Tasks include but are not limited to preparation of surfaces to be painted, minor drywall repairs, painting or wallpapering, installing signs and clean up.
- Prioritizing work, closing off assigned work orders and working independently
- Preparing work projects by assessing operational and safety risks and assembling required supplies, tools and equipment
- Removal of fixtures and other items from walls, set up ladders as needed.
- Checking inventory, and ordering paint and other supplies when needed.
- Completing inspections of physical environment and assistance with renovation work as assigned.
- Performs regular preventative maintenance on equipment as required and work with other trades to solve daily problems to ensure proper operation of building systems.
- Complete other related maintenance tasks as assigned.

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 Commercial/Residential Painter in 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 of four (4) years recent, related experience as a Painter, preferably within an institutional environment
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications required
  • Demonstrated superior understanding of current painting practices as well as proven proficiency in painting techniques
  • Experience with dust mitigation or infection control methodsDemonstrated 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
  • Previous work experience within a long-term care home
  • 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: February 21, 2024
Submission deadline: March 05, 2024

Wade Baillie, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.