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University Health Network Engineering Technologist II in Toronto, Ontario

Engineering Technologist II - Toronto, Ontario




Department: MEDICAL PHYSICS ( Accelerator Services)

Reports to: Head, Medical Physics

Scale/Grade: B0-06

Pay Scale: $60,715 to $75,894 per annum

Hours: 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK Flexibility required to accommodate clinical operation coverage; must be available to work outside of regular hours for emergency repairs and/or during periods of abnormal workload (includes holidays and weekends)



The Engineering Technologist is a member of the Medical Physics Department and provides electronics and mechanical engineering support for maintenance and repair of Linear Accelerators, Simulators, x-ray equipment and other ancillary systems in the Radiation Medicine Program. Responsibilities include: providing support in preventive maintenance, quality assurance tests and repairs on radiation therapy equipment within the Radiation Medicine Program; maintaining accurate records of maintenance and repair activities in the service log database; maintaining an accurate inventory of Accelerator spare parts; providing on-call support for radiation therapy treatment after hours and on weekends/ holidays; working overtime in event of major equipment breakdown; participating in educational activities including Accelerator training courses, radiation safety and occupational safety training courses; supervising work done by Service Trainees, outside contractors and other non- CNSC approved staff who work in Radiation Treatment areas; assisting Medical Physicists in installation, commissioning and implementation of new equipment and technologies; participating in research and development projects within the department of Medical Physics; performing other duties as assigned.


  • 3- Year Community College Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology or equivalent.

  • 1-2 years work experience in electronics technology or related fields.

  • 1 year work experience in Radiation Therapy equipment support.

  • Training course on Linear Accelerator Maintenance at a manufacturer’s training facility.

  • UHN Radiation Safety Training Course for Accelerator Service personnel.

  • Approval to service Linear Accelerators by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

  • Good communication skills to work with a range of clinical, scientific and technical staff.

POSTED DATE: June 10, 2021 ASAP CLOSING DATE: until filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

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

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 providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted