Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Technical Lead to join our vibrant team. If you are interested in expanding your career opportunities and developing your skills, this is the position for you!

The worksite location for this position is flexible and can be located anywhere within British Columbia.

How will you create an impact?

The Technical Lead is responsible for the infrastructure of all physical plant systems at all sites within IHA. This position is responsible for providing technical advice and support for all Plant Managers within Interior Health.

Some Key Duties may include:

• Provides leadership and technical expertise to assigned locations within the Interior Health by standardizing, planning, implementing and evaluating quality maintenance initiatives designed to improve quality of service, service utilization, safety and risk reduction, in collaboration with FMO, IFC, WHS and various other leadership teams; ensures an integrated approach to quality assurance and improvement to meet recognized quality standards.
• Coordinates the education, planning, organizing, scheduling and implementation of tools and mechanisms to measure, monitor and evaluate standardization and maintenance quality initiatives to improve patient outcomes; works with the Director to implement and monitor various computerized maintenance systems, programs and related equipment/systems for consistency across all assigned locations and to meet recognized quality standards.
• Manages the standardization, planning, organization, implementation and control of the FMO maintenance systems at assigned locations; plans and manages annual initiatives for infrastructure upgrades.
• Reviews the specifications and contract documents for maintenance projects for various Interior Health facilities; oversees the efficient operation of the Facilities Management & Operation’s CAFM (computer-aided facilities management) system by troubleshooting problems, providing training to users groups and acting as a resource to Plant Services staff and other clinical and non-clinical groups.
• Liaises with architects, engineers and FMO staff regarding technical specifications and performance of regional maintenance and/or construction projects and initiatives.
• Participates in the development, evaluation and implementation of IH wide policies and procedures, systems, standards and quality improvement activities including the coordination of WHMIS and other safety or maintenance programs.
• Provides input into the selection of consultants for projects and into the selection, orientation and evaluation process for FMO personnel.
• Performs staff training and education in technical areas and performs relief services for the Director as required.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!

Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience:

• A Mechanical Technologist or 2nd class power engineering certificate or greater or Professional Engineering designation.
• Five (5) years of recent related experience in a large institutional environment, preferably in a health care facility, and one (1) year experience in a supervisory/leadership role.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of quality improvement principles, methods and tools as they apply to healthcare environments.
• Ability to understand technical data and monitor technological changes affecting healthcare environments.
• Demonstrated analytical and technical skills.
• Ability to present, facilitate and teach individuals and/or groups.
• Writing skills for both technical documentation and as may be required in a business setting.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Working knowledge of applicable regulations, legislation, professional standards and safety codes.
• Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Starting salary is approximately from $80,935 to $116,344 and will be based on education, training and experience.

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 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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