Position Summary

We are looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Electrician to join our team at Princeton General Hospital in Princeton, BC.

About the role:

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.

Some typical duties:

• Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements; interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the required materials and equipment; calculates materials and labour in estimating cost of projects and makes recommendations as required.

• Prepares for work projects by performing operational and safety risk assessments, arranges work schedules with user departments 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.

• Maintains storage and work areas in clean, tidy and safe condition and maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records including daily work summary sheets; recommends purchase of related supplies and equipment. Evaluates equipment/supplies for technical acceptance and safety prior to selection as required.

• Performs other general maintenance and repair duties related to building, grounds and equipment in a variety of areas as required/assigned.

• Performs all work in adherence to all applicable codes, regulations, and safety requirements, including regulations of the WCB.

• Operates Interior Health vehicle to pickup, deliver and/or transport supplies, building materials, and/or equipment as required.

• Maintains and updates trade knowledge by reviewing and staying current with applicable codes, regulations and standards. Advises Manager or Designated alternate of regulatory changes, code revisions and safety related matters.

• Participates in departmental meetings, training sessions and quality assurance programs as required/directed.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Electrician recognized by the Province of British Columbia. Three (3) years’ recent, related experience including one year in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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