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Manager - Maintenance Services

Requisition ID: 360561  

Position Number: 20058989

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Concordia Hospital   

Department / Unit: Facility Management Admin - CGH  

Job Stream: Non-Clinical  

Union: Non Union 

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Work Arrangement: In Person  

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


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Position Overview

To support Concordia’s vision, mission and values to be an excellent community hospital/facility. To provide care/services to all patients, residents, staff and community members with compassion and respect. To promote a culture of excellence through actions, behaviors and attitudes consistent with the Concordia Way. To demonstrate a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of Unit, Concordia, and WRHA.  

The role of the Manager of Maintenance- Facility Management focuses on the facility maintenance and operations of the Concordia Hospital and Concordia Place.
This position may be responsible to act as Plant Chief Engineer as stipulated in Power Engineers Act.

Assists the Director, Facility Management, with the planning and co-ordination of the operation, maintenance and repair of all aspects of the physical infrastructure. 
Supervises trade such as (but not limited to): Electrician, Plumber, Power Engineers, Clinical Engineers, Carpenter, Industrial Mechanic, Painter, and Maintenance Mechanics.


  • Five (5) years’ experience in the supervision of Trades staff in a unionized environment.
  • Experience in planning, directing, controlling all aspects of Facilities management, including mechanical, electrical, architectural, fire and life safety.
  • Experience in directing all aspects of a Preventative Maintenance Program.
  • Acceptable training and experience in the ongoing operation and maintenance of a large facility, preferably healthcare.
  • Experience in project management. 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • A valid Manitoba or Inter-provincial 3rd Class Power Engineer Certificate, Manitoba Journeyman Trade Certificate, Diploma from an accredited engineering technology program or combined equivalent education and experience in the field.  
  • Additional Management Courses would be an asset.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated abilities to work within a team in establishing “best practices” within budgetary constraints.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic budget formulation and control.
  • Demonstrated leadership in fostering an open and respectful work environment.
  • Demonstrated independent and collaborative decision making skills.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficiency in the use of various current and related software applications, including computerized maintenance systems.  
  • Knowledge of the safe and proper methods of operating/maintaining mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems in a large facility.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and administration of Collective Agreements.
  • Knowledge of applications in the workplace such as; Personal Health Information Act, Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
  • Knowledge of Codes including the Manitoba Building Code, Manitoba Fire Code, NFPA Codes, ASME Codes and related CSA Codes and other legislated acts. 
  • Knowledge of the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the facility. The facility’s Mission Statement, Residents Bill of Rights and Code of Conduct.
  • Experience in working as part of a team in developing plans for short and long-term changes, additions and/or modifications to buildings and services.
  • Skills and abilities to oversee and control a computerized Preventative Maintenance Program. Ability to evaluate necessary management information from Preventative Maintenance Program to ensure required maintenance routines and repairs have been carried out as and when required to established standards.  
  • Ability to interpret applicable legislation and apply regulations and directives.
  • Ability to train and develop employees.
  • Ability to communicate well orally, in writing and have good interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to understand technical language, manuals and blueprints.
  • Skill and Ability to time manage work load.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


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 across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Golden West Centennial Lodge, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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

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