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Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted September 14, 2022.

Job Number: 98084
Job: Trades
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: Facilities Management
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 40
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: CUPE 7800 Trades
Minimum Salary: 31.7061 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 31.7061
Post Date: Sep 16, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Sep 30, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Engineering Department at Hamilton Health Sciences is an integral part of the support services, providing facilities maintenance services to all buildings, wards and departments at General, WLMH, Juravinki, JCC and McMaster Medical Centre sites. The Engineering staff is comprised of numerous and varied trades, including Cogeneration Building Operators in the power plant, Electricians, Plumbers, Millwrights, Carpenters, Painters, etc. all contributing to the safe and efficient operation of the facilities. The department’s goals can best be summarized as ”SERVICE EXCELLENCE.”

Position Summary

Under general supervision is responsible for installing, inspecting, repairing and maintaining equipment, machinery, and building systems in proper working order. Makes mechanical repairs to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilating, steam and refrigeration systems. Performs such other duties as may be assigned. Functions in accordance with duties defined in the job description as a Millwright. May be assigned to work at any HHS site

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days


1. Possess and maintain a current Province of Ontario Industrial Mechanic Millwright Certificate of Qualification
2. Minimum 5 years experience as a qualified tradesperson
3. Previous experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of all types of machinery and equipment
4. Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written instructions in English
5. Demonstrated ability to use tools and equipment of the trade
6. Must be willing to provide own hand tools of the trade
7. Ability to bend, crawl, lift heavy items, climb and work from ladders and scaffolds 8. Ability and willingness to work in areas that are cold, hot, dusty, dirty, noisy, amongst machinery, at elevated levels and have cramped quarters
9. Must be able to wear all necessary personal protective equipment, including a face respirator in areas containing asbestos, or other hazardous materials

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset