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Power Engineer | Maintenance Worker

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Power Engineer IV – Maintenance Worker V to join our dedicated and supportive team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, B.C

b]Effective April 1, 2023, hourly rate of pay is $34.52 per hour.

What will you work on

As the PE/MW you will operate and maintain a power plant or any low pressure steam plant by operating, repairing and carrying out preventative maintenance on the boilers, air conditioning units, emergency power, and other related equipment of the facility in compliance with applicable codes and regulations. The responsibilities include performing trades duties approaching the journeyman level in one or a variety of trades areas such as electrical, plumbing and painting in compliance with applicable codes and regulations and supervises Maintenance Workers and other designated staff.

How we will help you grow

Interior Health, Plant Services provides a tailored orientation for this position. We provide support from within Plant Services and from other divisions within Interior Health. We will assist with on going education that will keep you current in your field and systems that you need to maintain. We also provide internal education through i-learns. Your abilities to trouble shoot and repair all systems will grow as your exposure to all sites and systems expands.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

If you are motivated to be challenged professionally, this is the move for you. Apply today to join our supportive and cohesive team!


Education, Training and Experience:

• Grade 10, plus four years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Certificate of competency as 4th Class Power Engineer recognized by the Province of British Columbia.
• Valid BC Driver’s License.

Skills & Abilities:

• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.


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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