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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 035-18
Date of Posting: 2018-02-07
Closing Date: 2018-02-13

Building Services Mechanic

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Supervisor of Engineering Services, the Building Services Mechanic performs assigned operations and maintenance duties according to policies, procedures, legislated codes and regulations, to support a functional, reliable, safe and comfortable health care environment. The role is split primarily between Owen Sound and Markdale Sites.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Ontario Certificate of Qualification as an: Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) or Automotive Mechanic or Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic or Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic or Operating or Power Engineer

  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

  • 5 years recently demonstrated experience in troubleshooting, operation, maintenance and repair of complex building systems and equipment

  • Relevant electrical and mechanical trade courses and/or manufacturer training

  • General knowledge of other building trades and ability to work with hand and power tools to perform a variety of tasks

  • Ability and willingness to continually upgrade technical skills

  • Ability to work from oral or written instruction under minimum supervision

  • Experience with MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Excellent troubleshooting, communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Committed to health and safety programs and continuous quality improvement

  • Ability to wear prescribed personal protective equipment, perform physical indoor and outdoor tasks, work at elevated heights and in confined spaces

  • Available for On-Call, overtime, callback and flexibility with work hours

  • Available to work at two home sites on a regular basis

  • Valid Driver’s License and use of vehicle to travel to other hospital sites, as required

  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records

  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviors (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)

  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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