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Electrical Facilities Maintenance and Operations Supervisor

You are a skilled electrician and strong leader who is looking for an opportunity to give and receive: you’ll share your technical skills in understanding fire alarm systems and electrical shudowns and in return, you’ll join a team of professionals who are driving change in our provincial health care system. Working on-site at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre, you’ll be surrounded by caring and compassionate team members as you put your Electric Engineering or Electrical Journeyman Red Seal Certificate to work. Leading your facilities team, you’ll oversee day-to-day activities, coordinate major and minor construction projects, and ensure the smooth functioning and code compliance of designated facilities, including Hospital equipment and systems.  


What you’ll do

  • Leads, supervises, and performance manages designated staff and is accountable for the area’s operational planning as well as resource allocation and utilization.
  • Maintains the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) including preventative maintenance schedules and plans; reviews and adjusts schedules according to building system maintenance requirements, budget constraints, and available resources; ensures each scheduled review is consistent with good engineering and safety practices.
  • Coordinates major and minor projects by reviewing working plans, drawings, and specifications, preparing preliminary cost estimates, determining resources required such as equipment and supplies, liaising with appropriate trades, user departments and contractors on the coordination and scheduling of construction work and reviewing project work to ensure completion in accordance to plan and adherence to applicable codes and organizational regulations.
  • Participates in committee meetings by attending departmental, health and safety, construction/project planning and union/management meetings as a representative of the department.

What you bring

Qualifications and Certifications

  • Trades Qualification as a journeyman in a relevant trade or Electrical Engineering certificate
  • 5-7 years’ recent, related experience working at a senior electrical level
  • 2+ years’ direct supervisory experience
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Relatable experience includes working as:  Senior Electrician, Electrician Foreman, Electrician Lead Hand and Electrical Supervisors.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills; communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with team members, other staff, and patients and visitors within the work site
  • Positive approach to problem solving and conflict resolution; maintains focus on priority tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Hours and Days:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 7AM-3PM
Referral Number: 107277

What we do

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

PHSA plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.