Job title: Power Engineer (3rd Class) – Facilities

Company: Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Job description: Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia – a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.
People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we value Trust, Courage and Teamwork. We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.
Position Summary

  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing all equipment associated with the Facilities heating and cooling plants and other critical infrastructure within the hospital.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Operating boilers and controlling generation of a reliable and continuous supply of steam for heating hospital buildings, and supplying steam to critical equipment such as sterilizers and food service equipment.
  • Monitoring boiler room to observe operating equipment, meters, and gauges to ensure that operation is in accordance with instructions and established practice.
  • Proficient with Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Adjusting equipment controls to correct malfunctions.
  • Recording meter, gauge and graph readings, and repair work performed in log book.
  • Testing and treating water systems on the Water Treatment program.
  • Performing repairs as required to maintain services to the Facilities and meet all code requirements.
  • Cleaning and inspecting the inside of boilers, tanks, and pressure vessels.
  • Starting and stopping equipment as required by operating conditions.
  • Maintaining records which give a repair history for hospital machinery.
  • Maintaining log for TSSA and insurance purposes.
  • Maintaining documentation regarding equipment repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Requisitioning supplies, replacement parts, and equipment.
  • Maintaining HVAC equipment, including filter changes, steam trap repairs, pneumatic and electrical controls, fans, dampers, and motors.
  • Maintaining a steam trap maintenance program.


Business Customer Service Representative
  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Completion of third class Operating Engineer License is required.
  • Maintain a current G-5 Gas License from Fuel Safety Branch is required.
  • At least five years experience working as an Operating Engineer is required.
  • Good knowledge of the Ontario Operating Engineers Act and Pressure Vessels Act and Regulations is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in operation and maintenance of plant operating systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in proper protocol for isolating building infrastructure systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to accept and act upon constructive criticism to upgrade abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to direct suggestions and questions to appropriate person.
  • Demonstrated emotional stability, maturity, self-confidence, reliability, dependability, and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written instructions and accept supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to sustain pressure of work and flexibility in ordering/re-ordering priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce/handle large volumes of work in a limited time frame with accuracy and to comprehend the purpose and reason for the work in order to explain if needed, to contractors, hospital staff and outside agencies.
  • Demonstrates commitment to continued professional and personal growth and development through Continuing Education Programs and Self Directed Learning Opportunities.

Our Employees Enjoy

  • a professional practice environment
  • a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
  • wellness initiatives
  • continuing education grants
  • employee recognition and assistance programs
  • a competitive salary and benefits package
  • equal opportunities for growth and development

Employment Equity
OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.
Accomodation in the Workplace
Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Human Resources department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.
Health & Safety Responsibilities
OSMH is committed to providing a safe, healthy and supportive working environment by treating team members and patients with compassion accountability respect and engagement.
All team members must adhere to OSMH’s Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and protocols, as well as the duties of workers as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Team members must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position which may include cognitive and physical demands.
As a condition of employment, new employees are required to complete an employment health assessment and must be cleared by the Occupational Health and Safety Team prior to orientation.
As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.
OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital. As a condition of employment OSMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation and evidence of course completion. It is also a condition of employment that all new employees will be required to present an original vulnerable sector check within 90 days of commencing employment and must sign an Offense Declaration upon receipt of an offer of employment.
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online before 11:59 pm on the posting close date. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Orillia, ON

Job date: Thu, 08 Feb 2024 00:48:45 GMT