HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic
Powell River General Hospital
Powell River, Canada
6d ago

Job Description

Come work as an HVAC / Refrigeration Mechanic with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a HVAC / Refrigeration Mechanic to join the Plant Maintenance team at Powell River Hospital.

This position may also work out of sites in Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and Sechelt, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a HVAC / Refrigeration Mechanic with VCH in Powell River, BC you will :

  • Perform skilled heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and refrigeration mechanic work at the journeyman level in the fabrication, installation, alteration, repair and / or service of a refrigeration / cooling or air handling system in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Diagnose and repair pneumatic, electric, electronic and pressure operated building control systems.

    On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities.

    Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving.

    This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.

    On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season.

  • Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads;
  • this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for.


    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

  • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic or equivalent trade, Class B level Gas Fitter’s License with an electrical endorsement recognized by the Province of B.C.
  • Two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge & 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 organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
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