Maintenance and Trades
ALB00154802 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager, Facilities Maintenance and Engineering, the Maintenance Worker III performs a variety of skilled and complex maintenance and repair duties, requiring the use of schematics, blueprints and specifications and using precedent and judgment in determining work methods used in accordance with accepted codes, standards, regulations and procedures. The MW III must possess a 5th Class PE Certificate or higher (consideration will be given to a person with a desired Journeyman trade certificate). The MW III is required to be on-call, as well as work weekends. The incumbent is also responsible for small projects in general maintenance and renovation work. Minor repairs may include plaster repairs, drywall repairs, flooring repairs and concrete repairs. This position also assists with carpentry / renovation work such as constructing walls, hanging cupboards, removing walls, etc. Please Note: This position is a roaming position and will be required to work at other hospital sites for longer duration within the Edmonton Zone within the Edmonton Zone (including rural). These sites include: Alberta Hospital Edmonton, Sturgeon Community Hospital , Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital, Strathcona Community Hospital / CASA, North East Community Health Centre, Leduc Community Hospital, Devon General Hospital, Westview Health Centre, Henwood Treatment Centre and Food Production & Distribution Centre. Rotating shifts including weekends.


As a Maintenance Worker III, you may perform a variety of skilled maintenance and repair work on patient and hospital equipment and complex mechanical systems to ensure safety and efficient operation of the building systems and equipment. You may utilize your maintenance skills and experience in the performance of preventative and demand maintenance within the exterior and interior of the building. Your duties may include troubleshooting and repairing electronic components on patient and hospital equipment; monitoring, troubleshooting and performing repairs on boilers, HVAC, medical air and vacuum systems and pure water systems. In addition, you may be required to coordinate and assign work to other Maintenance Worker staff in order to meet operational requirements.

  • Classification: Maintenance Worker III
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: AH-Buildings Maintenance-EDM
  • Primary Location: Alberta Hospital Edmonton
  • Multi-Site: Multisite
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 10-AUG-2020
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 20-AUG-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On-Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $30.23
  • Maximum Salary: $32.94
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of post-secondary education in a related field and/or 1 year specialized/technical training in a related field OR 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate as per ABSA kW rating guidelines or AHS standards where boiler support is necessary. Possession of a valid driver's licence.

Additional Required Qualifications:

High School education or equivalent along with a 5th Class Power Engineering Certificate or higher is required (desired trade certificate will be acceptable along with the ability to obtain a 5th Class PE certificate within 12 months). Minimum of 2 - 4 years related experience in building and /or hospital service is required (prior relevant trade experience may be credited towards minimum) i.e., desired tradesperson, carpenter and/or drywall / taper. Other trades may be considered. Must be able to complete repairs and installations with due consideration to patients, staff and visitors. Must have basic knowledge of construction, renovation, remodel and repair related to buildings and equipment including cabinets, bookcases, walls, ceilings, roofs, windows, doors and floors. Must possess basic computer skills, in addition to good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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