Medical Equipment Technician

Civil Service Commission - Human Resource Operations

Posted Feb 7, 2019 at 06:00 pm Closes Feb 21, 2019 at 06:00 pm

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Medical Equipment Technician

MQ Medical Equipment Technician 2



Department of Health, Seniors, and Active Living

Transformation, Selkirk Mental Health Centre

Selkirk MB

Advertisement Number: 34625

Salary(s):   MQ $43,424.00 - $51,444.00 per year

Closing Date:   February 15, 2019

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Selkirk Mental Health Centre is a 252 bed facility that provides long-term, in-patient mental health treatment and rehabilitation services to residents of Manitoba whose needs cannot be met elsewhere in the provincial healthcare system. Programs include Acquired Brain Injury, Acute, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Forensics. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Current and Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Current and Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check.
  • Wiling and able to respond to emergency after-hours calls to attend to urgent repairs within the Centre.


  • Experience working in a healthcare setting providing patient care or other client services.
    Education and / or training in Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, or a related field.
  • Experience troubleshooting and completing basic repairs of mechanical medical equipment.
  • Excellent organizational skills to accurately maintain medical system inventory and required preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent written communication skills to complete reports  and to maintain, respond to, and complete required documentation.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to identify, analyse and efficiently solve issues. 
  • Strong verbal communication skills to effectively explain processes and complex procedures to staff with varying levels of experience and understanding. 
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure work completed by outside vendors and contractors is complete and invoiced accurately. 


  • Familiarity with Medication Device Regulations under the Food and Drug Act.


The Medical Equipment Technician will be thoroughly familiar with all installation, maintenance and basic repairs of medical equipment, including biomedical equipment, lift / transfer equipment, mobility equipment, First Aid kits, AED's, and laboratory equipment. The Technician must work independently to manage the preventative medical maintenance program ensuring all medical equipment operates correctly and safely on a daily basis, while maintaining comprehensive inventory system of all medical equipment. Work may include the supervision and / or instruction of temporary technicians. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 34625
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 0C4
Phone:  204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193


Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

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