Building Engineer

Website  London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description:

The Building Engineer is a shared resource between Victoria Hospital and University Hospital. Reporting to the Coordinator, Facilities Engineering, the Building Engineer’s primary function is the safe, reliable and efficient operation of building physical plant equipment and systems which includes water, waste return, electricity, steam, HVAC, fire alarm systems and medical gas distribution. The Building Engineer must have a sound working knowledge of these systems and be able to make adjustments in order to maximize performance at peak operational levels.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), with the ability to tailor communication style in order to interact effectively with
  • Coordinators, contractors and agency representatives to achieve departmental objectives
  • Ability to execute planned program maintenance routines
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical manuals, and hospital naming of equipment protocol and drawings
  • Advanced ability to make and execute life safety decisions and to work under extreme stress conditions
  • Customer focused with service-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Demonstrated ability to be self directed and work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position
  • Demonstrated planning, analytic, and problem solving abilities
  • Diploma in Stationary or Power Engineering, Facilities Systems Technician (3 terms) or Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) or Electrician – Construction/Maintenance
  • Provincial Certificate of Qualification as a Third Class Stationary Engineer, Industrial Millwright, Facility Technician, or Electrician –
  • Construction/Maintenance (Steam time required for Third Class, up to 4 year apprenticeship required for Millwright, Electrician or Technician)
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and deal with competing priorities
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and ability
  • Minimum 4 years’ recent building operational experience in an industrial or healthcare environment operating a computerized Building Automation System
  • Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT) designation preferred
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety, WHMIS, Fall Arrest, Lock out/Tag out, Arc Flash, Asbestos, Building and Fire code regulations, and relevant technological advances
  • Demonstrated proficient computer skills (Internet, email, and Honeywell BAS)
  • Demonstrated advanced ability to follow safe working practices and procedures
  • Valid Ontario driver’s licence and ability to meet requirements of Use of Personal Vehicle for Hospital Business Policy preferred

Job Details:

Company: London Health Sciences Centre

Job Category: Health Care

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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