Hospital Engineering Technologist I

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Closing date: Oct 27, 2017

Location: Yellowknife

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 14767

Salary: $72,677 - $86,775

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres radius of Yellowknife.

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.



Job Information

This position operates, repairs, maintains, and enhances Stanton assets, in addition to providing client supports to meet operational needs and emergency responses.  This position works in accordance with standards and processes established by the Hospital, Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Underwriters Laboratory (UL), American Society Mechanical Engineers (ASME), National Fire Code Canada (NFCC), manufacturers, and accreditation, so that Stanton assets are maintained in optimum condition. 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Facility Services this position provides the primary support of Stanton assets covering the Hospital, four (4) off site clinics, one staff house and several rental apartments. 

Within the scope of service this position carries a high degree of direct responsibility for the safety and comfort of patients, staff and visitors. 

Typically the above qualifications would be attained by

Technical preparation at the diploma or certificate level in the field of mechanical or power plant engineering technology, a minimum of a 4th class power engineering certificate or competency, and two years of work experience in a 4th class power plant and general facility services.   

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Term Position

This job opening is for a One (1) year term.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $37.27 per hour (approximately $72,677 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14767        

Closing Date: October 27, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.