Building Maintenance, Children’s & Women’s Health Centre
$31.26 per hour
What you’ll do
Liaise with the Carpentry Supervisor and receive direction on general maintenance and construction requirements related to upcoming painting and signage work.
Review work requests and consult with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements; interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications in order to determine the materials and equipment required and calculates materials and labour in estimating the costs of the projects and makes recommendations, as required.
Prepare for work projects by arranging work schedules with user groups and assembling supplies, tools and equipment; prepares a variety of surfaces for painting by removing existing paint, taping, filling cracks, scraping and sanding of existing surfaces and applying putty and/or plaster, as required; prepares paint and other applicable finishes by tinting, mixing colours and/or other ingredients.
Select and apply coatings such as paint, varnish and stains to a variety of interior and exterior surfaces with a variety of tools such as brushes, paint rollers, sprayers as well as the use of hand power tools to complete work.
Cover surfaces by cutting, pasting and applying materials such as fabrics, vinyl and minor repairs and installation of ceramic tiles; assembles various types of signage by cutting vinyl lettering, selecting and cutting appropriate blackboard and placing lettering onto the blackboard.
Clean, prepare and paint all exterior fire hydrants; paints parking lines, concrete embankments, parking stops, lettering, numbering and directional arrows throughout site parking areas, loading docks and roadways.
Assign work tasks to designated staff and provides related training and orientation; assembles and disassembles scaffolding, rigging and staging.
What you bring
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Painter and Decorator recognized by the Province of BC.
Two (2) years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
You will have the ability to:
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Deal with other effectively
Physically carry out the duties of the position
Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications
Operate related equipment
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Wage: $31.26 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday; 0700-1130/1200-1500
Requisition Number: 98351
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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