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Job Title:Equipment Maintenance Technician, Facilities Management (Refrigeration)
Reference #:18-234
Supervisor: Manager
Salary:$26.12 to / à $32.08
Posted Date: 2018-05-18


This employee will be required to carry out inspections, maintenance, and repair tasks on a wide variety of Hospital building components, systems, electrical and mechanical systems, equipment, fixtures and accessories. This employee will be joining a team of 12 licensed tradespersons. We are specifically looking for applicants that are Licensed Refrigeration technicians.

Duties include:

§ Perform corrective and preventive maintenance inspections and repairs

§ Troubleshoot and make adjustments to the Hospital Building Automation System – (Siemens Apogee)

§ Troubleshoot, repair, service, or replace defective equipment including commercial kitchen equipment, A/C units, Glycoolers and Refrigerated walk-ins.

§ Assist with developing and updating maintenance and preventive maintenance programs

§ Document and report to the Manager any major repairs or replacement that needs to be programmed or scheduled

§ Research technical brochures and data to recommend the acquisition of new replacement systems and equipment

§ Identifies and sources parts required to effect repairs

§ Record time and supplies used for each task performed

§ Work with the other technicians and members of the Facilities Management team to carry out scheduled major maintenance and overhauls

§ Assist with the implementation of new construction and renovation projects in conjunction with outside contractors

§ Carry a radio during normal working hours within the Hospital and a pager and cell phone when on-call

§ Respond to internal fire alarms as a member of the Hospital Fire Response Team as well as other hospital-wide emergency codes

§ Participate in Hospital orientation, indoctrination, safety and technical training sessions

§ Practice safe working procedures and adhere to safety regulations of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, and hospital policies

§ Maintain Facilities Management workshop and tools in good safe working order

§ Work with other trades in a multi-skilled environment and perform tasks that are not directly trade related

§ Perform other related tasks as identified by the management team


§ Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)

§ Candidate must hold a valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification (provincial journeyman certification)

in the following trade; Refrigeration Mechanic (Essential)

§ Secondary School graduate (Essential)

§ Minimum of five years of working experience in a licensed trade (Essential)

§ Previous Hospital experience (Preferred)

§ Experience with repairs to commercial kitchen equipment (Essential)

§ Experience with VRF systems (Preferred)

§ Must be capable of working in a multi-skilled environment (Essential)

§ Must be able to work staggered hours and scheduled overtime (Essential)

§ Valid Drivers License (essential)

§ Good verbal and written communication skills (Essential)

§ Bilingualism (French / English) (Preferred)

* Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Federation Healthcare Workers – Laborers International Union of North America , (OFHCW-LiUNA).

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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