5th Class Power Engineer/ Building Maintenance Support

Website Winnipeg Clinic

Full Job Description

Position: 5th Class Engineer/ Building Maintenance Support

FTE: 1.0 (Full-Time Term) – 1-year term with possibility of extension or permanent position

Union: Non-union

Anticipated Shift: Day/Evening with some weekend work

Daily Hours Worked: 1330-2200 (1:30pm-10:00pm) – 8 paid hours

Annual Base Hours: 2080

Position Overview:

Under the general direction of the Building Superintendent and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission and values of the Winnipeg Clinic, the incumbent maintains and performs routine and preventative maintenance/repairs, with inspection of all aspects of facility operations and security, including (but not limited to) the building envelope, building systems and overall grounds (internal/external properties) for the Winnipeg Clinic. The incumbent responds to emergency calls for such infrastructure, with some weekend/holiday work as required. Other duties as applicable.


  • Two (2) years’ experience in supporting mechanical building systems, heating, ventilation, cooling systems and their components in health care of institutional facility
  • General maintenance/renovations/upkeep of facilities, offices etc.

Education: (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Manitoba or Inter-provincial 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate (or working toward completion); and
  • Certification and/or experience in other related trades would be an asset, i.e. electrical, plumbing, painting, refrigeration, carpentry and HVAC

Qualification and Skills:

  • Lift and carry heavy machinery (pumps, compressors, etc.); Other (boxes, moving desks etc.)
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • Required to perform record keeping of facility maintenance operations. Maintain comprehensive records of all work completed
  • Ability to work on own initiative with little supervision
  • Demonstrated independent and collaborative decision-making skills
  • Ability to take direction
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in English; both orally and in writing


  • Customer Service
  • Ensure that a superior level of cooperation, service and support is provided
  • Promptly respond to issues and service requests


  • Perform general and specialized maintenance and repairs to site properties and surrounding properties under the direction of the Building Superintendent
  • Complete assigned service requests for both interior and exterior, and common area issues in a timely manner
  • Complete clinical exam/office turnover activities, including both light and heavy maintenance; this could include repair or replacement of fixtures, basic carpentry, floor restoration etc.
  • Complete repairs, routine plumbing repairs, repairs and maintenance requiring carpentry skills, painting, and basic electrical repairs, safely use and maintain tools of the job
  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment to determine if repairs or preventative maintenance is required
  • Take initiative to correct deficiencies as necessary by maintaining clean and garbage free lobbies, hallways, and properties, replacement of light bulbs, plumbing, electrical, snow removal etc.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of all electrical, mechanical and work areas; as well as supply and storage areas
  • Perform all facets of the job in accordance with the legislation applicable to the jurisdiction, including: Health and Safety standards, WHMIS, Human Rights,
  • Comply with health & safety procedures ensuring the use of required safety equipment and identifying unsafe practices and conditions while maintaining a clean and safe working environment
  • Ensure all areas are free of hazards and where not able to resolve, ensure management are informed for immediate resolution
  • Maintain regular and timely documentation of maintenance activities
  • Respond to after-hours emergencies as required
  • May be required to work with contractors and monitor work progress
  • Security of the building (locking all doors, setting alarms, ensuring only designated personnel are in the building, reporting incidents as required etc.)
  • All other duties within the scope of the job, as requested by management

Physical Requirements:

  • Good physical and mental health and dexterity required. Job requires lifting, bending, working from ladders, or in confined spaces and enclosures, working in all climate conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours/weekends/holidays/provide coverage for Building Superintendent
  • May encounter individuals that are asked to leave premises/property
  • Working alone procedures may apply

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check as conditions of employment and proof of Covid vaccination. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

We thank all applicants; however only those candidates who meet the qualifications will be selected for an interview.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Salary: $19.17-$23.56 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Flextime
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • Supporting mechanical building systems: 2 years (preferred)


  • English (required)


  • 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate (required)

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