Assistant Shift Engineer - Third Class
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, Canada
5d ago

Job Description

Come work as an Assistant Shift Engineer - Third Class with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Assistant Shift Engineer to join the Power Plant team at Vancouver General Hospital.

Apply today to join our team!

As an Assistant Shift Engineer - Third Class you will :

  • Work under the direction of the Shift Engineer - Second Class to operate, repair and maintain a high pressure (600psig+), high temperature (750 F Superheat), primary combined cycle, parallel co-generation thermal Power Plant with currently installed capacity of 2890 boiler horsepower, as required by the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act and Regulations to produce steam and primary power.
  • Maintain the operations of boilers, feed water pumps, turbines, power distribution centres and related auxiliary equipment which changes as Plant operating and site strategies evolve, and currently includes :
  • 600 psig Boilers150 psig Boilers1MW 4160 volt turbo-generators1000 psig feed water pumps(225 KW and 500 KW) diesel generators440V, 4160V and 12800V transformers and switchgear 1600KW stand-by generators


    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.

    At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families.

    At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.


    Education & Experience

  • Grade 12 plus three years' recent related experience in a second class industrial plant.
  • Third (3rd) Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency.
  • Knowledge & Abilities

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