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Post Date
Feb. 24, 2021

Job ID
Job Title
Maintenance Millwright
Full Time Permanent

Niagara Area

Position Description
The Maintenance Millwright performs and oversees mechanical preventative maintenance and troubleshooting, as well as new installations. He/she is on call 24 hours per day while the plant is in operation. The Maintenance Millwright reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is paid hourly.

  • Millwright Certification 433A
  • Some specialized training such as regulatory, health and safety training is required for the Maintenance Millwright.
  • Forklift certificate and a driver’s license (Class G).
  • Minimum 5 years Experience.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and all related tasks to minimize downtime of production equipment. Support Production needs when equipment failures arise.
  • Keeping scheduled lines running.
  • Keep equipment in “as new” shape utilizing OEM parts, specifications and technicians for proper installation/replacement
  • Respond to the needs of production to ensure maximum uptime
  • Installations, modifications and repair work – mechanical
  • Troubleshoot problems on the production equipment
  • Repairs on equipment and buildings not associated with the production lines and outside of Maintenance Millwright classified tasks
  • Daily reporting, housekeeping and adherence to safety and quality standards
  • Observe and anticipate possible problem areas with machinery
  • Purchasing, organizing and managing spare parts inventory
  • Recommend improvements to process methods, production equipment regarding safety, efficiency and/or cost savings
  • Co-coordinating and overseeing the work and safety of on-site contractors
  • Assist with production when needed. Set daily tasks with Supervisor.
  • Complete daily logs and activities reports and any other required documentation
  • Occasionally (if requested by supervisor/management) prepare documents
  • Provide on the job training to new/junior staff.
  • Use of various hand and power tools.
  • Use of precision measuring instruments.
  • Operating machine tools (milling machine, drill press, lathe and grinder) to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machinery.
  • Sharpening and maintaining machine tools.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and adhere to all safety policies and procedures
  • Keep all work areas in a safe, clean, and orderly condition always
  • Report all injuries (no matter how small) and document in the first aid book
  • Complete incident reports in relation to health and safety issues or material spills.
  • Report and/or contain any hazardous condition or problem
  • Wear all mandatory Personal Protective Equipment

Additional Information
Skills: Active listening, reading comprehension, instructing, coordination, time management, speaking, writing, basic mathematics, monitoring, social perceptiveness, and critical thinking. Work Values: To succeed in this position, the Industrial Millwright needs to value providing service to others and working with co-workers in a friendly environment. Work Styles: The following work styles are attributable to the Industrial Millwright: Attention to detail, accuracy, dependability, integrity, cooperation, self-control, stress tolerance, concern for others, adaptability/flexibility, initiative, creative problem solver, independence, social orientation. Attitude: The Industrial Millwright is required to have good organizational abilities and good interpersonal skills and have a positive attitude, be customer service oriented, patient, and industrious.