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Apply Now Job ID 1397051 Date posted 05/08/2020
Community :CRANBROOK
Position Summary

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH), located in Cranbrook, BC, is seeking to hire a Journeyman Electrician with FSR certification. This is a permanent, part-time position. Days of work are Saturdays, Sundays, and every second Friday; hours of work are 8 am to 4 pm.

The Plant Services at EKRH as a whole provides building and maintenance services and support for the safety and comfort of patients, staff, and visitors by maintaining the physical environment, grounds and systems. As the Electrician, 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.

Typical Responsibilities are, but not limited to:
• Reviews work requests, consults with requesting Interior Health department on the specifications and/or project requirements; interprets blue prints, drawings to determine materials and equipment, estimates costs of project and makes recommendations.
• Performs operational and safety risk assessments; arranges work schedules with Interior Health department(s); 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.
• Performs all work in adherence to all applicable codes, regulations, and safety requirements, including regulations of the WCB.
• Maintains and updates trade knowledge by reviewing and staying current with applicable codes, regulations and standards.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.

If you are interested in working with Plant Services at EKRH, we would welcome to hear from you. In order for your application to be forwarded for consideration, we are looking for a candidate who meets all of the required education, training and experience mentioned below. (Please upload copies of your certifications along with your resume.)


Education, Training and Experience:
• Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Electrician recognized by the Province of British Columbia.
• Two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Must have a B.C. Class B Field Safety Representative Certificate.
• 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.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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