Electronic Instrument Control (EIC) Technician II

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an Electronic Instrument Control (EIC) Technician II to join our team!

This is a permanent full-time opportunity based at Overlander Extended Care in Kamloops.

The EIC Technician II designs and builds electronic circuits, designs and implements solutions to issues and performs fault analyses. This position performs skilled work in the installation, alteration, troubleshooting, maintenance, service and repair of electronic equipment and systems. The duties include interpreting sketches and preparing new sketches, diagrams, or schematic drawings.

The successful candidate will understand, operate and modify computer software for electronic equipment/systems, and building automation systems (BAS). All work performed on electronic equipment and systems is done in accordance with, where applicable, bylaws, regulations, codes and standards.

• Designs and builds electronic circuits by acquiring parts, assembling components and wiring equipment. Installs, tests, adjusts and commissions the modification. Generates appropriate drawings and documentation.

• Designs and implements solutions to issues and problems by reviewing work requests and consulting with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements. Interprets existing or prepares new sketches, diagrams or schematic drawings in order to determine the sequence of operations, the project's scope and required materials and equipment. Calculates materials and labour in estimating the cost of projects and makes recommendations as required. Maintains systems to ensure optimal performance.

• Performs fault analyses by identifying problems with a circuit board, component or programming configuration level. Inputs commands, updates data and tests system functionality using computer terminals. Demonstrates the use of systems and provides technical support to staff.

• Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements. Interprets sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, manuals and manufacturers' specifications in order to determine the project’s scope and the required materials and equipment. Calculates materials and labour in estimating the cost of projects and makes recommendations as required.

• Liaises with manufacturers and suppliers to determine the availability and cost of systems/parts. Where required, obtains guidance on their installation and use. Assesses factors such as condition, age and functionality in order to determine repair, modification or replacement. Prepares for work project by performing operational and safety risk assessments; arranges work schedules with user departments and assembles supplies, tools and equipment.

• Installs, maintains, repairs and commissions electronic equipment and systems such as access controls, mobile radios, nurse call, alarms, paging/intercom, patient wandering, direct digital controls, BAS, Fire Alarm, CCTV and gas-monitoring systems. Investigates and resolves user complaints. Performs diagnostic correction and repair.

• Commissions new/modified systems into operation by performing trials and monitoring the system to ensure it is functioning according to specifications. Makes necessary repairs or adjustments. Follows up with installation contractors as required.

• Tests and inspects electronic and security devices such as motion detectors, door position switches, duress buttons and control panels, in accordance with applicable bylaws, regulations, codes and standards.

• Performs preventative maintenance on all electronic equipment and systems by cleaning, testing, calibrating and replacing parts as required. Maintains appropriate/required documentation.

• Liaises with outside contractors to ensure adherence to contract specifications and facility requirements.

• Maintains an inventory and recommends purchases of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records.

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

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

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

If you are interested in working in a very dynamic position in health care with every changing technologies, we would love to hear from you.

Apply today to join our experienced and supportive team!


Graduate of a recognized diploma program in Electronic Technology plus five (5) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Industry and vendor equipment certifications as required.

Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License required.

Experience in Nurse call systems, access control and door operators, security systems, and BMS would be an asset.


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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