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Biomedical Engineering Technologist 1

Requisition ID: 337877 

Position Number: 21000694

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Clinical Engineering - HSC 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015 

Salary: $32.685, $34.077, $35.528, $37.093, $38.022


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

In this entry level technologist position, the incumbent is responsible for assigned daily technical support activities related to equipment and devices used within clinical, allied health and/or support service departments. The incumbent carries out assignments for repair and performance assurance and other tasks relating to: inspection of incoming equipment; assisting in new instrument development; modification of equipment; assisting in teaching the safe and proper use of electromedical and other related equipment; carrying out and assisting in administering special service programs; attending service courses, maintaining parts inventory; and performing other related duties. The incumbent may be required to test, repair, and maintain electromedical and related equipment at other facilities during normal and outside normal working hours. The incumbent carries out all tasks in a manner consistent with accepted departmental programs, policies, guidelines, and practices, and in accordance with the Collective Agreement.


  • Not Applicable

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Graduation from an Electronics Technology or specific Biomedical Engineering Technology program required.
  • Must have, or obtain within two years of incumbency, training through recognized computer hardware and software courses.


  • Must be certified as an Electronic Engineering Technologist by CTTAM (Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba Inc.) as soon as possible based on CTTAM certification requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Good English communication skills, both written and oral, and good interpersonal skills required.
  • Must maintain a mature, professional manner and appearance.
  • Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in PC use and office productivity software applications such as word processor, spreadsheet and database is required.

Physical Requirements

  • Position involves walking fairly long distances, long periods of standing, and lifting equipment, supplies, parts, etc. (approximately 25 kg).
  • The position routinely involves working with small delicate instrumentation requiring manual dexterity and normal vision, with or without correction.
  • Incumbents may be exposed to solvents used as cleaning agents for solder flux remover, switch cleaners and other chemicals used in electronic maintenance.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.