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Trades Worker II
Date Posted
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Clarenville, NL
Health Care Services Related

Trades Worker II
Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital - Clarenville
Infrastructure Support
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG-29, ($24.52 - $27.23 per hour)
Competition Number2018000131
Posted Date5 January 2018
Closing Date12 January 2018

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
This position operates high pressure steam plants and auxiliary equipment such as steam boilers, hydronic boilers, air handling units, cooling systems, related system controls, heat exchangers, chillers, medical gas systems, compressed air systems, emergency power systems, uninterruptible power supply systems, and reverse osmosis system. The Trades Worker II performs regular checks and verifies correct operation of safety controls for systems described. Performs demand and preventative maintenance on boilers and other equipment/systems as needed. Operates various power tools. Calibrates equipment/machinery. Records and interprets readings of all plant equipment and various systems; maintains records. Performs chemical tests on water systems for boilers and other equipment. Tests Emergency Power System. Schedules and prepares for annual inspection and cleaning of high pressure steam boilers, hot water tanks, motors and pumps. Provides training to students and new employees. The Trades Worker II works independently on shift and is responsible for the plant and other assigned equipment/systems and all other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly lifts, carries or moves objects up to 11 lbs, regularly between 11 - 44 lbs and occasionally over 44 lbs.
Regularly requires physical effort using tools that require accurate control and steadiness; maintaining physical balance, standing, walking, climbing, using gross and fine motor skills, and working in awkward or cramped positions requiring strength and/or endurance.
Work is impacted by time pressures/deadlines, interruptions and lack of control over work pace as priorities change, services being interrupted, etc.

Job Qualifications
Successful completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.
A valid fourth (4th) Class Power Engineer's Certificate as issued by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador is required.
Experience in Power Engineering is preferred.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to male and female applicants. Open to internal and external applicants; however preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Bargaining Units.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2)

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.

NAPE employees should note that as per Article 15, NAPE Pilot Project, employees who are "offered a position shall immediately advise the employer of his/her decision to accept the appointment". Employees requiring further details of the position must obtain this in advance of the job offer.