Journeyperson (Electrician), Plant Maintenance (BIR)

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Job Number: J1122-0287
Job Title: Journeyperson (Electrician), Plant Maintenance (BIR)
Department: Br Plant Maint
Job Category: Support Services
Hospital Location: Birchmount
Job Type: Full Time
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: CUPE Local 5852
Hours: Days
MIN HRLY RATE: $33.91/Hour
MAX HRLY RATE: $34.53/Hour

Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2022! Learn more at

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status to the Hospital’s Workplace Health and Safety department.

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Reporting to the Manager, The Journeyperson (Electrician) is responsible for installing and / or maintaining the electrical equipment within the Hospital. The Electrician completes assigned maintenance work requisitions and follows maintenance schedules prescribed by the Manager within the Plant and Facilities Operations department. The Electrician is also required to perform additional tasks within the Plant and Facilities operation department. Some of these tasks may involve however not limited to, bed repair, HVAC service / PM work, boiler / chiller plant operations and other plant maintenance duties as assigned. The work assignment may also be scheduled across the three SHN hospitals.


• Valid Red Seal Ontario Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson electrician 309 A license and Ontario Certificate of Apprenticeship
• Previous experience working in plant operations and or industrial environment.
• Demonstrates ability to read, write, speak and follow directions in English
• Demonstrates extensive knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Safety Code
• Able to read blueprints and follow sketches and oral & written assignments
• Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimum supervision
• Demonstrates good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
• Physical capabilities to perform duties as outlined by the physical demands
• Demonstrates values consistent with Scarborough Health Network (SHN) Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
• Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Strong work ethic and commitment is required
• Demonstrated high standards of work outputs
• Highly punctual
• Demonstrated professionalism and reliability

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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