Maintenance Worker III - Maintenance and Operations



Maintenance Worker III - Maintenance and Operations



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Job Description:

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Req ID: 110571

Location: Northern Zone, All Saints Springhill Hospital

Company: NSHA

Department: FMS Maintenance ASSH

Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Union Status: Support CUPE

Posting Closing Date: 6-May-21

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Maintenance and Operations, the Maintenance Worker III is responsible for mechanical, electrical, ventilation, air conditioning and fire alarm systems and equipment inspections, maintenance and repair services for staff and patients at Cumberland County Health. The work of the Maintenance Worker III is subject to conflicting priorities, demanding deadlines and time pressures. Grounds Maintenance (Snow removal and Landscaping).

This position requires travel to various locations and as such access to transportation is required.


* Successful completion of academic Grade 12 or equivalent required.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
* Minimum of four years of demonstrated knowledge and experience in a minimum of five of the following areas/trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry control systems, diesel engine repair, welding, electronics, construction methods in health care facilities, appliance repair, fire alarm systems, refrigeration, boilers, and small engine repair required.
* Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
* Understanding of the theories and principles of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and fire alarm systems operation and maintenance required.
* Knowledge of health and safety practices and principles with formal training and certification in Confined Space Entry, First Aid and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System [WHMIS] required.
* Working knowledge of National Building Code, Canadian Standards Association [CSA] standards, Health and Safety codes and Provincial and Municipal codes required.
* Proficiency in computer applications such as Outlook and Megamation (work orders) required.
* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work

Permanent Full-Time position, 75 hours bi-weekly.

Salary Information

$22.8379 - $23.3707 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

* Criminal Record Check
* Proof of education & training certifications
* Proof of any additional required qualification
* Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
* Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
* Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Support bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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