Electronic Technician

City Chilliwack
Job ID 2022-16746
General and Clinical Support - Trades / Maintenance
Posting Date
3 months ago(5/19/2022 12:07 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
07:30 - 15:30
Facilities Maintenance & Operations
Salary at Time of Posting
$34.32-$34.32 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


This vacancy is subject to the requirements of the Facility Staff Assignment Order (the “SSO”) issued by the Fraser Health’s Medical Health Officer further to the Order issued by the Provincial Health Officer on April 10, 2020 (amended April 15, 2020) (the “PHO Order”).


Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.


Position Highlights

We are currently looking to fill an exciting Full Time position as an Electronic Technician at Chilliwack General Hospital and Heritage Village located in Chilliwack, B.C. 


Valued Benefits

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a phenomenal place to work! We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Find out what it’s like to work here. Like us on Facebook(@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram(@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights!

Detailed Overview

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, performs duties related to preventative maintenance and service of the sanitizing and sterilizing equipment for Central Processing Department (CPD). Maintains, modifies and/or repairs equipment controlled by electronic or computer systems as well as mechanical systems with electric, pneumatic hydraulic, vacuum, plumbing and steam systems plus other equipment such as ultrasonic washers, sterile dryers. Maintains an inventory of parts for the equipment serviced by this position.


  1. Carries out preventative maintenance and service of the sanitizing and sterilizing equipment for Central Processing Department (CPD) using scheduled maintenance procedures in accordance with factory recommendations. Performs such duties as adjusting belts, chains and switches, lubricating hinges, guides, rollers, etc., rebuilding of solenoids, steam traps, pressure regulating valves (PRV) and vacuum breakers to ensure malfunctions and breakdowns are kept to a minimum. May alter machine programming to bypass a non-critical function of a machine in the event that the malfunctioning part is not in inventory. Coordinates service and shutdown of a machine ensuring the least impact to the day to day operations.

  2. Performs diagnostics, identifies problems, and repairs equipment controlled by electronic or computer systems as well as mechanical systems with electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, vacuum, plumbing and steam systems using analytical skills and performing duties such as adjusting, calibrating, replacing or rebuilding components, repairing and adjusting electronic circuit boards to ensure an expeditious repair of equipment.

  3. Installs and performs electrical and mechanical repairs to equipment such as washers, ultrasonic washers, sterilizers and sterile dryers by replacing and/or repairing items such as drive units, control valves, changing seals and bearings, and installing water lines and drains as it relates to the function of the machine.

  4. Carries out preventative maintenance and service to the Operating Room by routinely inspecting equipment such as surgical lighting and tables and autoclaves by making adjustments as needed as well as performing scheduled maintenance to ensure that equipment is in optimum working order.

  5. Responding to calls reporting problems with the pneumatic tube system, the nurse call system and control circuitry of electric beds, food re-heating carts or other electrical patient related equipment. Performs duties requiring diagnostics and programming, identifying faults, repairing or replacing of electrical/electronic circuitry to ensure optimal operation of the systems/equipment. Repairs pneumatic tube carriers as required. Performs a routine check on the computer control system as per scheduled maintenance procedures.

  6. Maintains inventory of all required parts used for existing equipment by completing requisitions, obtaining best pricing and expediting the ordering of parts to ensure the availability of parts required to repair equipment resulting in the least down time possible.

  7. Modifies, redesigns and/or fabricates electronic equipment by analyzing needs and circumstances using methods such as developing, designing and building circuit and circuit boards to meet specific requirements of the area.

  8. Evaluates equipment for technical acceptance and safety prior to selection, monitors the installation of equipment to ensure conformance with specification.

  9. Assists other tradesmen as required by performing repairs to other building electrical, mechanical and plumbing equipment and systems that relate to this position.

  10. Provides orientation and related training to designated staff by providing periodic instruction to assist other employees who may be required to service or repair a malfunctioning machine or piece of equipment.

  11. Repairs equipment such as beds, carts, and dietary equipment by preparing metal parts and surfaces, shaping, cutting, laying out, fitting and aligning metal parts using a variety of tools.

  12. Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience

Graduate of a recognized diploma program in Electronic Technology plus three (3) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Industry and vendor equipment certifications as required.

Skills and Abilities

  • 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 read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.


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