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CONTROL CENTRE OPERATOR

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Compensation

$35.64 to $39.13 per hour

Other benefits

Education

4th class power engineer or combination of equivalent education and experience

Registration

Not required

What does this job look like at AHS?

Control centre operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of building systems and equipment. They achieve this by monitoring and operating building management systems in accordance to Alberta Health Services standards and practices. Duties typically consist of maintaining, inspecting, repairing and monitoring various equipment and systems such as exhaust fans, emergency generators, heat exchangers and tube systems. They may do basic repairs on a variety of equipment including parking equipment, nurse call systems and security systems. They are responsible for testing and chemically treating the R.O. (reverse osmosis) system, water softeners, air washers, cooling towers, hydronic systems and the medical vacuum tank.

Control centre operators also monitor security systems and emergency systems including fire and safety alarms. During system emergencies, control centre operators are responsible for identifying the problem and for taking actions to resolve it. Ultimately, control centre operators ensure optimal building and environmental energy management.

Control centre operators are located in a number of different facilities including hospitals and medical centers. They may work full-time or part-time hours. Shift schedules may include a combination of day, evening and weekend shifts.

Carpenters work in a number of different facilities including hospitals, medical centers and specialty institutions. Carpenters may work full-time or part-time hours. Shift schedules may include a combination of day, evening and weekend shifts.

Control centre operators may need to lift, push and pull equipment and supplies. Walking, standing, reaching, kneeling, crouching and crawling may also be required to access equipment and perform job duties. They are required to use mechanical and electric equipment and tools and may come into contact with potentially hazardous chemicals.

The job may be stressful at times, such as during a system emergency.

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