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Plant Operating Engineer - Repost

Requisition ID: 33383 

Position Number: 20010452

Posting End Date: February 21, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Central Energy Plant Mgmt 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: OEM-HSC

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 12 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2080 

Salary: $37.208 


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
Under the general direction of the Chief Power Engineer and Maintenance Manager and in accordance with the requirements of the Provincial Licensing Standard: Is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure boilers, refrigeration compressors, air compressors, diesel engines and generators, electric motors, pumps, turbines and all related equipment necessary to supply and deliver steam, chilled water, compressed air, emergency power, and fire main loop high pressure water to meet the requirements of the Centre. A 2nd class power engineer may work as either Charge Engineer or Maintenance/Relief Engineer: As Charge Engineer, he/she is in charge of plant operation as per the Power Engineers Act, and may perform minor maintenance and emergency repair within the Central Energy Plant. As Maintenance/Relief Engineer, he/she performs assigned maintenance work, and relieves the regular Charge Engineer when he/she is absent. Provides assistance to the Charge Engineer as required.
  • Minimum of three years experience as an Engineer in charge of a shift in a first class plant, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with instrumentation and operating experience (including minor troubleshooting) with electrical and electronic industrial controls required.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Complete High School education, Manitoba Standards, preferred.
  • In accordance with the Regulations under the Power Engineers Act, the incumbent requires a valid and current Manitoba Second Class Power Engineer Certificate.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a license as an Instrument Technician, Millwright, Pipefitter, or Electrician.
Physical Requirements
  • Must take extreme care in performance of tasks as in close contact with exposed high temperature piping, rotating equipment and high voltages.
  • Work area is subject to high temperature, humidity and noise.


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.