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Post Date
Feb. 24, 2021

Job ID
Job Title
Maintenance Electrician
Full-Time Permanent

Niagara Area

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

  • Graduate of Co-op Industrial Electrician program or Electrical Engineering Technician program
  • Industrial Electrician 442A or Construction and Maintenance 309A Certificate of Qualification
  • Some specialized training such as regulatory, health and safety training is required for the Industrial Electrician.
  • The Industrial Electrician is required to have a forklift certificate and a driver’s license (Class G).
  • Siemens (S7) / Allen Bradley (RS Logics) PLC programming & trouble shooting.
  • Related work experience: Minimum 5 years.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and all related tasks to minimize downtime of production equipment.
  • React with sense of urgency on all unplanned downtime issues
  • Installations, modifications and repair work – mechanical and electrical
  • Troubleshoot problems with control systems on the production equipment
  • Repairs on equipment and buildings not associated with the production lines
  • 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
  • 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 at all times
  • Report all injuries (no matter how small) 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
  • Assist with production when needed
  • 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.

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