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Plant Operating Engineer - Repost

Requisition ID: 283929 

Position Number: 20010458

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Central Energy Plant Mgmt 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: OEM-HSC

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 12/01/2021 - 07/25/2022

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Nights;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 12.00

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.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


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.


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.