Lead Hand Chargehand, Electrical, C&W
Lead Hand Chargehand, Electrical
In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, primarily operates, services, installs, alters and repairs electrical building systems and non medical electrical equipment at the electrical journeyman level as well as supervises designated electricians, refrigeration tradesman and maintenance workers in conformance with accepted codes, regulations and established policies and procedures.
What you’ll do
- Liaises with Electrical Supervisor as required and receives direction concerning electrical maintenance and building systems operational strategies as dictated by the daily needs of the Hospital user groups in the provision of patient care.
- Supervises daily work activities of designated, electrical and refrigeration tradesmen and maintenance workers by scheduling, co-ordinating work assignments and evaluating completed work, to ensure conformance with current regulatory codes, WCB regulations and established Hospital standards. Evaluates employee performance and determine training and orientation requirements.
- Performs electrical service, installations, alterations and repair work on electrical building systems including but limited to the 120/208v and 600v electrical distribution system equipment, emergency power distribution system equipment, general lighting system, fire alarm system, nurse call/code blue systems, security system, intercom system, master clock system and mechanical building systems equipment such as air handling units, air conditioning units, air compressors and electric motors.
- Performs electrical service, installations, alterations and repair work on medical (non biomedical related) and non medical electrical equipment including but not limited to medical air pumps, medical vacuum pumps, surgical lights, blanket warmers, emergency battery operated lights, sterilizers, washers, dryers, kitchen equipment, laboratory equipment, electronic equipment, and appliances.
- Ensures that site electrical work conforms to the latest versions of the B.C. Electrical Code, CSA, ULC Electrical standards, City of Vancouver Electrical bylaws and the Hospital’s electrical standards.
- Oversees preventive maintenance work for equipment and building systems specific to electrical, refrigeration and sheet-metal trades.
- Maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment, and tools; evaluates/recommends purchase of related equipment and supplies. Requisitions supplies and equipment using the Hospitals requisitioning system.
- Provides information to the drafting office for any electrical distribution system alteration or modification performed by the assigned area for the purpose of updating the site record drawings.
- Performs journeyman work as an Electrician when required.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
What you bring
- Grade 10, plus four years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a Journeymen Electrician recognized by the Province of B.C.
Skills & Knowledge
- Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
- Supports team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
- Works collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
- Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
- As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to supervise.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
What we bring
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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
- Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
- Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
- Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
Job Type: Regular, Full-time
Wage: $41.68 / Hour
Location: 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1
Closing date: Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work: 0700-1500 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition # 155555E
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
What we do
The Provincial Health Services Authority (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.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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