Job Position: Steamfitter

Company: University Health Network

Expected salary:

Location: Toronto, ON

Steamfitter Job Details:



Job Posting #: 890029 – REPOST
Union: CUPE
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Facilities Management
Reports to: Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Wage range: $35.17 – $35.97 per hour (Start rate: $30.75 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Status: Permanent Full-Time
Shifts: Monday – Friday. Evening Shift, 12pm-8pm
Reposted Date: December 07, 2023
Closing Date: Until filled

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.


  • Maintaining the hospital site’s piping systems, including repairing and replacing necessary components;
  • Assembling and constructing piping;
  • Installing pipes that carry water, steam, chemicals or fuel used in heating, cooling, lubricating and other processes;
  • Working in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contraventions of the Act, in a timely manner;
  • Performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required, including, assisting with staff orientation, etc.


  • At minimum completion of high school and Steamfitter/Pipefitter license;
  • 6,000 hours of on-the-job training (8 weeks (240 hours) technical training in a classroom each year for four years);
  • Good manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude;
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time with strength and stamina to lift heavy materials, required;
  • Ability to do careful and exacting work, required;
  • Clear understanding of how different systems work (i.e., vacuum system, heat converters, instant hot water heating, flash tank, condensate tanks, forced air heating and cooling, pumps, fans, medical vacuum, medical air, compressed air and clothes dryers), required;
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards;
  • Performs cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required such as maintaining and clearing drains, snaking toilets, etc. and minor plumbing work as assigned;
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task;
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy;
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand;
  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations.

Why join UHN?

In addition to working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring healthcare professionals in the world, UHN offers a wide range of benefits, programs and perks. It is the comprehensiveness of these offerings that makes it a differentiating factor, allowing you to find value where it matters most to you, now and throughout your career at UHN.

  • Competitive offer packages
  • Government organization and a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP

) * Close access to Transit and UHN shuttle service

  • A flexible work environment
  • Opportunities for development and promotions within a large organization
  • Additional perks (multiple corporate discounts including: travel, restaurants, parking, phone plans, auto insurance discounts, on-site gyms, etc.)

Current UHN employees must have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, to be eligible for consideration.

Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply?

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