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Working Chief Engineer - 3rd Class - 2024-104-SB

The Working Chief Engineer is responsible to maintain heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment, electrical systems that control the flow of both utility and self-generated emergency power, and more visible systems such as elevators, grounds and lighting.

Service: Physical Plant and Maintenance
Starting Date: June 11, 2024
Shift and Hours of Work: 1.0FTE - full-time - hours of work currently 07:30 - 15:45 (Summer); 07:30 - 19:30 / 19:30 - 07:30 (Winter)
Pay Scale: As per CUPE Collective Agreement
Specifications: Assignment and hours of work are subject to change at any time as per operational requirements.
Closing Date: April 9, 2024

Required Qualifications


  • Valid Manitoba or Inter-provincial 3rd Class Power Engineer Certificate to assume responsibility as plant chief.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Power Engineering field at the current level;
  • Maintenance and use of fire protection and firefighting equipment;
  • Maintaining all aspects of a Preventative Maintenance Program;
  • Acceptable training and experience in the ongoing operation and maintenance of a large facility, preferably healthcare; and
  • Experience in the use of personal computers and various software.

Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to evaluate necessary management information from a Preventative Maintenance Program to ensure required maintenance routines and repairs have been carried out, including knowledge of HIPPO;
  • Ability to train and develop employees;
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing in both official languages (French & English);
  • Ability to understand technical language & manuals;
  • Demonstrated leadership in fostering an open and respectful work environment;
  • Demonstrated independent and collaborative decision making skills;
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be in good physical and mental health;
  • Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory employment record, including attendance; and
  • Current Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable sector and Adult Abuse Registry Check deemed satisfactory by the Employer.


  • The Power Engineers Acts;
  • The ability to work within a team in establishing “best practices” within budgetary constraints; and
  • Safe and proper methods of operating/maintaining and repairing structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems in a large facility.
This position is designated bilingual (French/English). All staff are hired for the facility. Employees may hold more than one position in different Actionmarguerite facilities, where the sum total of hours does not exceed 1.0 full-time equivalence.

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