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Hospital Engineering Technologist II

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 20176
Salary: $84,845 - $101,361
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: May 17, 2021

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

The Hospital Engineering Technologist II operates, repairs, maintains, and enhances Northwest Territorial Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH) assets, in addition to providing client supports to meet operational needs and emergency responses. The incumbent works in accordance with standards and processes established by the NTHSSA – STH, Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Underwriters Laboratory (UL), American Society Mechanical Engineers (ASME), National Fire Code Canada (NFCC), manufacturers, and accreditation, so that NTHSSA – STH assets are maintained in optimum condition. This position works within Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) acts and regulations, NTHSSA – STH policy and procedure, and municipal building codes to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for patients, staff, and visitors.

The specialized systems that the incumbent must learn to operate represent a substantial learning requirement. Knowledge is maintained and increased in this position through continual training and exposure to new or specific technology, systems, equipment, and emergency responses. As such, the complexity and scope of technologies and devices that the incumbent must possess requires the job holder to anticipate, plan for and carry out the learning requirements and personal and professional developmental components.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Technical preparation at the diploma or certificate level in the field of electronics, electrical, mechanical or power plant engineering technology; a minimum of a 4th class power engineering certificate of competency, and four (4) to five (5) years of work experience in a 4th class power plant, and experience within an acute care hospital setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

5th class driver's license is required.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Shift Work

This position involves a Rotating/Irregular Shift Schedule which may change due to operational requirements.

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

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

Immunization Status

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

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License

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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #20176        

Closing Date: May 17, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $43.51 per hour to $51.98 per hour (approximately $84,844 - $101,361.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.