Maintenance Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5

City Langley
Job ID 2022-35431
General and Clinical Support - Trades / Maintenance
Posting Date
5 months ago(12/16/2022 11:45 AM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0630-1830, 1830-630
Days Off
Facilities Maintenance & Operations
Salary at Time of Posting
$34.52 - $34.52 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service. We are looking for a Relief Full Time Maintenance Engineer/Maintenance Worker 5 to join our Plant Services and Construction team at Langley Memorial Hospital located in Langley, B.C. This opportunity is available until Apil 1st 2023.


 Join our Facilities Maintenance and Operations team – a department that provides hospital site-based stewardship of physical assets including structural, mechanical and electrical systems through programs of preventative, predictive and demand maintenance and long-term infrastructure renewal.


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. 


Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (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 individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, operates and maintains hospital boilers, heating, cooling, air handling, ventilation, and emergency power systems; maintains, services and performs electrical and mechanical repairs to hospital equipment and machinery; repairs electrical and installs/repairs plumbing; maintains grounds; and designs, repairs and constructs furniture.


  1. Ensures that equipment such as heating, cooling, air handling, ventilation, computerized controls and pump systems are functioning properly. Records temperatures, pressures, equipment condition and observations on the log sheet. Remedies abnormalities by adjusting instrumentation or repairing malfunctions as required.

  2. Operates and maintains hospital boiler systems. Repairs or replaces valves, bearings, seals, fan belts, electric motors, pumps, etc. Makes adjustments to computerized temperature and equipment operation control systems.

  3. Makes electrical repairs on equipment under 120 volts such as replacing ballasts switches, receptacles and light bulbs, and ensures electrical equipment is grounded. Inspects residents' electrical equipment such as radios, televisions, razors, etc., for defects such as faulty or broken wires and improper grounding.

  4. Performs electrical and mechanical repairs to hospital equipment such as autoclaves, washers, sterilizers and dryers. Repairs hospital equipment such as compressors, kitchen equipment, refrigerating equipment, wheelchairs, beds, and sterilizers by troubleshooting operational problems, checking wiring connections, fan belts, valves, temperatures. Reports deficiencies or problems to Maintenance Supervisor.

  5. Performs plumbing repairs such as unplugging sinks, toilets, replacing/repairing faucets and installs/replaces plumbing fixtures such as taps, sinks and toilets by extending and/or changing water supply/waste lines and fitting pipes.

  6. Following a preventive maintenance program and duties, services all hospital equipment and machinery including complete overhauling of equipment such as air handling units, exhaust fans, circulating pumps, boilers and rolling stock.

  7. Operates and maintains emergency electrical power generator by test running the generator and transferring electrical load to it as per electrical codes and maintains a log of test on/off time.

  8. Assists the Maintenance Supervisor with major repairs such as annual boiler inspections, seasonal overhauls and winterizing as required. Assists in the installation of electricity cable under 120 volts, computer/telephone cable, and water and pneumatic lines. Assists in the installation of medical equipment such as bath tubs and whirlpool tubs. Assists service company technicians by explaining and troubleshooting the problem as required.

  9. Clears clogged roof gutters and outside drains. Clears snow from sidewalk and salts as required.

  10. From work orders, constructs to specification partitions, shelves, cupboards, tables, and applies finishing materials such as drywall, counter top laminate as well as paint and stain.

  11. Provides instruction to the Maintenance Worker (MW3) when working in the engineering areas.

  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Certificate of competency as a 4th Class Power Engineer recognized by the Province of B.C. Four years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.


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