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Job Title:
Trades Worker I - Maintenance

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Infrastructure Support
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Sciences Centre

Trades Worker I - Maintenance
Infrastructure Support
Permanent, Full Time
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG-24 ($21.12 - $23.27)
Competition Number2020004406
Posted Date14 September 2020
Closing Date21 September 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Trades Worker I (General Maintenance) is responsible for maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting work in the building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical trades' areas. This includes general building and equipment maintenance such as replacing light bulbs, installing and repairing faucets, clearing drains, repairing cabinets/shelves/tables, mowing lawns/grounds, snow clearing, assembling/installing of equipment, moving furniture, ordering/receiving and maintaining accurate levels parts/supplies and performing other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly lifts, carries or moves objects up to 11 lbs., regularly between 11 - 44 lbs. and occasionally over 44 lbs.
Regularly requires physical effort using tools that require accurate control and steadiness; maintaining physical balance, standing, walking, climbing, using gross and fine motor skills, and working in awkward or cramped positions requiring strength and/or endurance.
Work is impacted by time pressures/deadlines, interruptions and lack of control over work pace as priorities change, services being interrupted, etc.

Job Qualifications
Certificate or recognized formal training program in the trades' area such as small engine repair or welding is required.
A minimum of one year of current experience in the repair/maintenance of equipment at the commercial/institutional level is required.
Training or certificates in WHMIS, Confined space and Asbestos Abatement would be an asset.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.