Job Opportunities

View of the new Cowichan District Hospital from Bell McKinnon Road.

Learn about procurement, business and job opportunities with the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project.

Island Health

Help build the new Cowichan District Hospital

Information on career-building opportunities in the skilled trades, apprenticeships and sub-contractor work is available on BC Infrastructure Benefits (BCIB) website.

Get to know us

Meet Darren

Darren in a member of the Cowichan Tribes and an Operator on the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project. He shares how his near-death experience motivates him to build a life-saving hospital in his Territory.

Meet Shianne

Shianne is an Electrical Apprentice on the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project. November is Apprenticeship Recognition Month and there are many opportunities to start your career in the trades as an apprentice on this exciting project. To learn more, visit

Meet Brodie

Meet Brodie, an Ironworker Foreperson helping to build the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project. Brodie tells us what he loves about his job, the project and living on Vancouver Island. For info about working on the Cowichan Hospital Replacement Project, visit: If you're a qualified tradesperson who would like to help build this hospital, hit the purple "Apply Now" button.


Meet Bubba Qwulshemut, Indigenous Coach and Cultural Advisor with BC Infrastructure Benefits. Bubba is a respected Quw’utsun traditional speaker and certified Red Seal plumber. He provides direct support to Indigenous employees, such as transition-to-work supports. On the jobsite, Bubba is making worker experience more culturally relevant and respectful for Indigenous employees by actively sharing cultural teachings, experiences, and wisdom.

Past Events

June 26, 2023 Job Fair

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November 27, 2022 Job Fair


September 2021 B2B Networking Event

Business to Business Networking Event

Infrastructure BC is inviting local contractors, suppliers and businesses who might be interested in working with, or providing products and services to the successful proponent team regarding the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project. This virtual event also allows the prospective proponent teams to enhance their knowledge, understanding and awareness of local services available, and to build relationships with local contractors, suppliers and businesses.