Utility Person 2

Requisition ID: 971 

Position Number: 20057708

Posting End Date: January 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Seven Oaks General Hospital

Department / Unit: Facility Services 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: IUOE/OEM 987

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $25.434


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Position Overview

The incumbent trouble shoots, maintains and/or repairs various equipment in the Hospital. Re-designs and modifies existing equipment. Must be flexible in providing general labour and technical assistance to other maintenance and operations personnel as required.


  • 3 years experience in a variety of facets of maintaining Hospital/Health Care facility equipment or a person with equivalent training and experience as a handyperson, utility person or trades helper, or apprentice in a mechanical trade would be considered.
  • Previous experience in a Hospital/Institutional setting preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII education. 
  • Industrial mechanical education would be an asset. 


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be able to interpret mechanical and pneumatic drawings for associated equipment.
  • Must adhere to all Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health regulations.
  • Manual dexterity for the effective performance of job duties.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to receive and follow direction
  • Ability to work in a computerized office system environment.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health to meet position demands.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


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, Health Sciences Centre, 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.

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