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Plumber - Repost

Requisition ID: 300702 

Position Number: 20070581

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Mechanical Services 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: MGEU-Trades-94

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days - (Afternoon shift position - 3 pm to 11 pm)

Daily Hours Worked: 8.00

Annual Base Hours: 2080

Salary: $33.799, $34.645


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the MANAGER, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital, the JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER is responsible for performing routine maintenance and installation functions on plumbing equipment, installations and components; and performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Five (5) years’ experience in the plumbing/steam fitting trade, preferably in a hospital setting.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII or recognized equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Certificate Program in Plumbing.


  • Valid Journeyman Plumbers License as issued by the Manitoba Department of labour or equivalent.
  • Valid Back Flow Prevention Certification.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to read blueprints, schematic drawings and diagrams.
  • General knowledge of plumbing codes and steam principles.
  • A or B Gas Ticket.
  • Steam fitter.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Mathematical skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Physical Requirements

  • Physically able to carry and move loads up to 34 kgs.

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.


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, 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.


Direct care workers are required to either be vaccinated for Covid-19 or to participate in on-going regular Covid-19 testing pursuant to Orders made under The Public Health Act C.C.S.M. c.P210.  Successful applicants will be notified at the time of offer of the applicability of this requirement for this position.

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