Maintenance Engineer

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MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (TSSA 3rd Class Operating Engineer) - 2 Positions
REGULAR FULL TIME:DAYS - Monday to Friday, Occasionally cover the shift - Depending on requirement (Subject to Change)
SALARY: $29.90 - $30.85 per hour


Accountable to Manager and Chief Operating Engineer, the Maintenance Engineer is responsible for preventative maintenance, inspection and repair of equipment and systems; specialized projects; renovations and construction trade work. Responsible for assisting 2nd Class shift engineer in shift operation of registered First Class Power plant/Central Utilities Plant, heating system, co-generation and other equipment govern by TSSA act and regulations.
The Maintenance Engineer will be making and acting on decisions within limits defined by technical standards, job description or job practices with exceptions being referred to the immediate manager. You will perform urgent and routine maintenance such as: HVAC and refrigerant equipment, lubricating, adjusting equipment, rebuilding pumps, motors, maintaining equipment logs and trouble shooting. The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for Building systems such as: inspecting/servicing various pieces of mechanical equipment. Responsible to resolve issue related to Boilers, Chillers, Steam and condensate system, sump pumps, floods. Regular rounds to check mechanical equipment and perform needed mechanical service. Answer and reacts promptly to all trouble calls or alarms from buildings. Review BAS alarms and take appropriate action. Respond to off duty calls to correct emergency situation and problem.

The Maintenance Engineer will operate, diagnose, inspection and repair the pressure boilers; perform boiler water and cooling water testing and monitor or adjust same; HVAC system service. Responsible for safe and economical operation and maintenance of all mechanical and associated equipment, preventive maintenance, high pressure steam plant, Compressed air equipment, Chiller system, HVAC system and related equipment in mechanical rooms.


*Certificate of Qualification minimum 3rd Class Operating Engineer from TSSA. Consideration will also be given to the 3rd Class Operating Engineers who are actively pursuing a 2nd Class Operating Engineer qualification. Operational knowledge to include but not limited to: Boilers, Ancillary Equipment and Water Treatment Processes;
* A certificate of qualification in other recognized trades would be an asset and/or previous healthcare experience in a maintenance field;
* Proven mechanical aptitude which demonstrates experience with troubleshooting and diagnostic capability; a competent working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems;
* Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally to ensure solid client service working relationships;
* Proven ability to work independently within a customer focused team environment;
* Physically capable of bending, stooping, crawling, walking, climbing stairs, pushing and lifting equipment weighing up to 50 pounds;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard;

STANDBY & CALL-BACKS: Applicants will be expected to be available to the hospital on a 24 hour a day rotating basis as determined by the site Manager. While you are on call you must be able to respond to the designated hospital within 30 minutes to respond to such issues as power failures, boilers and other building system troubles. Required to work rotating weekend shifts when necessary.


The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.