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Journeyman Electrician

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 25, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $33.75 - Per Hour
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Journeyman Electrician

Competition #: 01257806
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Hourly Wage: $33.75


Position Summary
East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH), located in Cranbrook, BC, is seeking to hire a Journeyman Electrician with FSR Class B Certification.

Plant Services as a whole provides services and support for the safety and comfort of patients, staff, and visitors by maintaining the physical environment, grounds and systems.

We are seeking an Electrician for a temporary, part-time position until July 28, 2019, or until the return of the incumbent. Days of work are Saturdays, Sundays, and every second Friday; hours of work are 8 am to 4 pm.

As the Electrician, this position performs skilled electrical work at the journeyman level in the installation, construction, alteration, repairing, troubleshooting, maintenance and/or service of electrical and electronic equipment and systems in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

Typical Responsibilities are, but not limited to:
• Reviews work requests, consults with requesting Interior Health department on the specifications and/or project requirements; interprets blue prints, drawings to determine materials and equipment, estimates costs of project and makes recommendations.
• Performs operational and safety risk assessments; arranges work schedules with Interior Health department(s); and assembles supplies, tools and equipment.
• Installs, troubleshoots, alters and repairs electrical wiring, circuits, equipment and appliances; makes connections to new equipment and appliances in conformance with applicable codes and regulations; performs diagnostic correction and repair utilizing recognized methods which may include the use of computer software.
• Carries out preventative and predictive maintenance and safety checks on electrical/electronic systems, equipment, appliances, motors and controls by testing, calibrating and replacing parts as required; ensures compliance with applicable codes and regulations; writes operational instructions and preventative maintenance procedures as required.
• Assigns work tasks to designated staff and provides related training and orientation; checks work performed to ensure that the work was done properly.
• Performs all work in adherence to all applicable codes, regulations, and safety requirements, including regulations of the WCB.
• Maintains and updates trade knowledge by reviewing and staying current with applicable codes, regulations and standards.

Once hired into a temporary position, employees become eligible to apply internal on relief and permanent positions as they become vacant, or choose to stay on as a Casual employee.

At Interior Health we value commitment to safety and best practice and authentic accountable actions. We achieve personal and organizational goals through working together, supporting one another and celebrating our successes.

If you are interested in working with Plant Services at EKRH, we would welcome to hear from you. In order for your application to be forwarded for consideration, we are looking for a candidate who meets all of the required education, training and experience mentioned below. (Please upload copies of your certifications along with your resume.)

Education, Training and Experience:
• Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Electrician recognized by the Province of British Columbia.
• Two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Must have a B.C. Class B Field Safety Representative Certificate.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License required.

Skills and Abilities:
• 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 read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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