Come work as a Machinist/Millwright Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Trade Qualified Machinist or Millwright to lead our Machine Shop and join our Facilities Leadership team. As a Supervisor for our Machine shop, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing daily operations, guiding and mentoring our machinists/millwrights, and ensuring top-notch quality and precision in all our projects. We take pride in our customer-centric approach, and as a Supervisor, you will be at the forefront of fostering strong client relationships and delivering unparalleled service. If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for machining, possess excellent leadership abilities, and are committed to exceeding customer expectations, we invite you to be part of our collaborative and innovative environment.
As a Machinist/Millwright Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health, your key responsibilities will be:
Ensure the effective maintenance and operation of buildings, building systems, grounds, equipment and hardware by utilizing efficient planning and scheduling and ensuring work is completed according to applicable regulations and standards.
- Lead, supervise, and performance manages designated staff and is accountable for the areas operational planning as well as resource allocation and utilization; investigates work and staff issues and where necessary initiates disciplinary action up to and including termination.
- Participate in the management of grievances and labour relations matters by performing duties such as responding to 1st and 2nd step grievances, consulting with Human Resources personnel and/or the Manager as required, providing information and attending union/management meetings and arbitrations.
- Recruit staff through methods such as interviewing internal and external applicants, making hiring decisions, completing required documentation and forwarding to Human Resources for processing.
- Participate in the development of the designated facilities operating budget, makes recommendations as appropriate and maintains responsibility for assigned budgets; provides input into the development of short and long-term plans for the facilities infrastructure, acquisition of capital equipment and supplies, and for the expansion of services.
- Maintain the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) including preventative maintenance schedules and plans; reviews and adjusts schedules as necessary according to building system maintenance requirements, budget constraints, and available resources; ensures each scheduled review is consistent with good engineering and safety practices.
- Monitor the daily work activity of personnel within the assigned area to ensure safety procedures set by the department and regulatory agencies, such as WorkSafe BC, are fully complied with and that work is progressing according to plan.
- Coordinate major and minor projects by reviewing working plans, drawings, and specifications, preparing preliminary cost estimates, determining resources required such as equipment and supplies, liaising with appropriate trades, user departments and contractors on the coordination and scheduling of construction work and reviewing project work to ensure completion in accordance to plan and adherence to applicable codes and organizational regulations.
- Prepare reports for the Manager or Director indicating progress of construction projects and documenting problems such as non-compliance with contract documents, delays in construction and proposed resolutions to ensure projects are completed according to plan.
- Prepare detailed and single line mechanical, architectural and structural sketches/drawings, and tenders for renovation/repair projects as required; provides input into the recommendation of contract awards.
- Participate in a wide variety of committee meetings by attending departmental, health and safety, construction/project planning and union/management meetings as a representative of the department as applicable.
- Maintain knowledge of current trends and technological advancements in the field, including up to date knowledge of applicable bylaws, codes regulations and standards.
Carry out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
Trades Qualification as a journeyman in a relevant trade or Power Engineering certificate.
Five (5) to seven (7) years’ recent, related experience including a minimum of two (2) years direct supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to lead and inspire staff, and build a team environment that fosters trust and respect.
Strong organizational, interpersonal, customer relations, communication and facilitation skills to develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
Possesses business acumen and analytical skills to anticipate financial and business requirements and ensure effective use of resources.
Demonstrated ability to manage maintenance and construction projects within a large complex health care environment.
Comprehensive knowledge of working relationships and trades needs in a maintenance department within a hospital setting.
Demonstrated ability to investigate issues and develop various options for resolutions.
Demonstrated ability to operate current computer applications such as AutoCAD, word processing, database, spreadsheet, and maintenance management systems.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.
We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
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Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.