Manager, Utility Plant and Mechanical Systems

  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Vancouver General Hospital, Jim Pattison Pavilion, West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Feb 10, 2021
Full time Facilities

Job Description

Are you our next Utility Plant and Mechanical Systems Manager? Apply today to join the team at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!


As the Manager, Utility Plant and Mechanical Systems you will be responsible for overseeing the daily operational management and/or maintenance of designated central steam and/or hot water heating production/distribution Utility Plant(s) including Mechanical Systems for physical plant health site(s) for Vancouver General Hospital in a manner consistent with regulatory requirements and industry best practices ensuring a safe and reliable environment for the delivery of healthcare-related services.



Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.




Education & Experience

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a British Columbia or Inter-Provincial First Class Certificate of competency as a Power Engineer, supplemented with five (5) to seven (7) years’ recent, related progressive supervisory and management experience in a large, complex unionized environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to apply sound management skills in selecting, developing and coaching staff.
  • Ability to prepare, reports and recommendations to multidisciplinary audiences, and consult individuals internal to the organization.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Ability to use spreadsheet and word processing, applications.
  • Adaptable and flexible to meet changing priorities and resource constraints.
  • Knowledge and experience with the operation of air conditioning, refrigeration, electrical and control systems, and human resources management.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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