Refrigeration/Air Conditioning (R/AC) Mechanic

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 25, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $33.75 - Per Hour
Location Castlegar, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Refrigeration/Air Conditioning (R/AC) Mechanic

Competition #: 01259372
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: CASTLEGAR DISTRICT HSPTL
Department: CDH MAINTENANCE – HVAC
Reports To: MANAGER/DIRECTOR OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $33.75
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
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 a Refrigeration/Air Conditioning (R/AC) Mechanic for a Casual opportunity available with Castlegar District Hospital. A Casual employee relieves regular full-time and part-time employees in a specific position. Interior Health requires all employees that work Casual to work a minimum of 225 hours over a twelve (12) month period.

The Refrigeration/Air Conditioning (R/AC) Mechanic performs skilled heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and refrigeration mechanic work at the journeyman level in the fabrication, installation, alteration, repair and/or service of refrigeration/cooling or air handling systems including building automated control systems and their related parts and equipment throughout the facility in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

Once hired into a casual position, employees become eligible to apply internal on relief and permanent positions as they become vacant. Casual employees will receive 12.2% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

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 Castlegar and District Hospital, we would welcome to hear from you.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a Journeyman Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic or equivalent Trade,
• Class B Level Gas Fitter’s License with an electrical endorsement recognized by the Province of BC.
• Two (2) years’ recent, related experience.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

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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