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Engineer 3rd Class

Prairie Mountain Health

This is a Contract position in Dauphin, MB posted January 22, 2023.

* Grade 12 education (MB Standards)
* Third Class Power Engineering Certificate as recognized by the Province of Manitoba
* At least two (2) years operating experience in a 1st or 2nd class plant
* Province of Manitoba Class 5 Drivers Licence, and access to a personal vehicle to provide service within Prairie Mountain Health
* Proficiency with Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), as well as Internet applications and other Information Technology
* Demonstrated organizational skills, and the ability to work independently
* Demonstrated communication skills
* Demonstrated flexibility to facilitate changes in techniques and procedures
* Ability to display independent judgment
* Ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population
* Ability to respect and promote confidentiality
* Ability to perform the duties of the position on a regular basis


The Engineer III shall be accountable to the Chief Engineer and is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the physical plant and infrastructure within Prairie Mountain Health (PMH). The incumbant must ensure a constant continuous supply of steam for heating the hospital buildings and various departments. The incumbant is to observe and comply with the Power Engineers Act for the Province of Manitoba.The incumbent will work closely with the Chief Engineer to provide support services to other maintenance personal as may be required.



1. Record in log book clearly and precisely, all happenings and information pertaining to the operation and progress of the plant, any abnormalities at the time of occurrence or when first noticed, and corrective action taken.

2. Manipulate valves to control the flow of water, fuel, steam, ect., for various operations.

3. Test boiler water and the usage of boiler water chemicals.

4. Perform maintenance in any part of the center on high pressure steam, chilled water, condensate lines, and compressed air systems.

5. Troubleshoot minor problems with industrial controls such as pneumatic, electric, or electronic.

6. Operates equipment in the plant. Regulates its output and performance safely and economically in a manner consistent with practices set forth by the Department of Labor and the Power Engineers Act.;

7. Reads and interprets basic diagrams, schematics and drawings of electric, electronic, and pneumatic controls and instruments for the purpose of understanding their operation as to be able to ascertain nature of any malfunctions and to make corrections and adjustments as necessary.

8. Perform routine operational system checks on equipment to ascertain its readiness. When in operation ensures that proper operating efficiency parameters are maintained at all operating loads.

9. Is responsible for chemical analysis on boiler, condenser water, chilled water, and ensures chemicals are added as per prescribed feed rates or as directed. Maintains complete, accurate, up to date water treatment logs and records.

10. Performs preventative maintenance on equipment. (e.g. piping, regulators, valves, pumps, controls, ect.). Checks and reports status of repairs on equipment as assigned.

11. Prepares boilers, tanks, and other equipment for inspection by opening manways, removing internals, and cleaning and flushing as may be necessary.

12. Ensures that all work areas, benches, counters and floors are kept clean, safe and orderly condition. Job assigned is not complete until area affected has been cleaned and tidied up.

13. Deals with emergency situations as they arise in the plant and or hospital. If incumbent is unable to cope with an emergency problem, it is his or her responsibility to call in people who are qualified to handle it.

14. Follows safety regulations in accordance with the Power Engineer’s Act, and the Steam and Pressure Plant Act for the province of Manitoba.

15. Must take extreme care in performance of tasks as in close contact with exposed high temperature piping, rotating equipment and high voltages. Work are is subject to high noise, temperature, and humidity.

16. Take stock of supplies and spare parts; accepts deliveries of parts.

17. Cleans and repairs boilers, and all related equipment. Tours to the hospital, PCH, Laundry, and crawlspaces for operational checks at specific intervals.

18. Responds to and manages fire alarms as designated.

19. Will carry out preventative maintenance on all equipment as assigned.

20. Monitors and maintains oxygen concentrator so that a supply of oxygen is available at all times.

21. Perform duties of plumbing, carpentry, welding, refrigeration, ventilation, air conditioning, painting and other maintenance as personal knowledge and skills permits.

22. In the case of inclement weather, will clean, sand, salt all entrances/exits, and ramps for Prairie Mountain Health 3 of 4 Engineer 3rd Class October 14, 2022

safe access to the center.

23. Can’t be out of the boiler room for more than 20 minutes at a time.

25. Other duties as assigned