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HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago
35.110 per hour

Come work as a HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a certified journeyman HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic to join the Property Management team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic with VCH, you will:

  • Work under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor or designate.
  • Perform skilled heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and refrigeration mechanic work at the journeyman level in the fabrication, installation, alteration, repair and/or service of a refrigeration/cooling or air handling system in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Diagnose and repair pneumatic, electric, electronic and pressure operated building control systems.


Education & Experience

  • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic or equivalent trade.
  • Class B level Gas Fitter’s License with an electrical endorsement recognized by the Province of B.C. and Brazing Certificate.
  • Two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


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

Diversity, equity, 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 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

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