Maintenance Electrician - Packaging - $32-36/hr


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Markham, ON - (CAN) 7500-7560 Woobine Ave Unit F ON Markham , ON - L3R 1AB Phone : 905-695-1271



Job Description

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN - permanent job opportunity with a highly reputable packaging company in the Toronto East area (Durham Region). Offering top wages and perks/benefits.

Position Overview: The Electrician is responsible to install, maintain and repair all electrical apparatus within the plant. Perform minor mechanical repairs and assist the mechanics as needed. To support and help train other electricians as required.

Position functions under the guidance of the Maintenance Electrician Lead hand but reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

Position requirements include a full understanding of all the machinery within the plant, as well as, good knowledge of trouble shooting techniques, problem solving and communication skills.


Plant/Machinery Maintenance (35%)

Ÿ Ensure electrical equipment within the plant is regularly serviced and operating well (press, finishing, pre-press)

Ÿ Operate necessary equipment/tools to perform the repairs

Ÿ Read electrical and mechanical blue prints to determine how problem is to be approached

Ÿ Keep a log of repairs made to each of the presses

Ÿ Improvises acceptable electrical and electronic fixes to get equipment running properly

Trouble Shooting (35%)

Ÿ Respond to machine operators request for a work order by running the machine to determine exactly electrical faults

Ÿ Read and understand blue prints, specifications, and manufacturers manuals

Preventative Maintenance (20%)

Ÿ Regularly clean/check all electrical equipment within the plant to ensure satisfactory operation and safety

Ÿ Perform electrical inspection with Hydro Inspector twice a year

Ÿ Test electrical equipment for safety

Leadership & Communication (5%)

Ÿ Provide guidance and on the job training for other electricians as required

Ÿ Train operators in basic trouble shooting and engineering of machinery

Ÿ Available for important repairs off shift hours (if necessary)

Install New Electrical Systems (5%)

Ÿ Follow prints designed by engineers for large jobs on equipment

Ÿ Make material lists, decide best format for installation and carry out installation according to Canadian Electrical Code for smaller jobs

Ÿ Install electronic and electronic wiring, controller, and rewire presses/gluers as required


 Minimum of grade 12 education - college education in electrical program preferred

 3-5 years experience in manufacturing environment is required

 Electrician license/certificate is required

Electronic and P.L.C. experience

 Full understanding of CSA and Code electrical standards and compliance

 Read and understand blue prints, specifications, and manufacturers manuals

 Experienced and skilled on all maintenance equipment an asset - Lathe, Welder, Milling Machine, Drill Presses, Cutting Tools

 Lift truck license an asset.


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