Maintenance Technician Job

Job Overview

Montreal, Quebec
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
2 months ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description



Monday to thursday from 4:50PM to 3:20AM


Friday to Sunday from 6:30PM to 6:30AM

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and installation of processing equipment.  This role also includes assisting in improving the reliability and increased output of all equipment related to production and facilities while maintaining equipment safety, product safety, and the production environment.


  • Using technical drawings and schematics troubleshoot and repair complex process and facilities equipment (e.g., filter machines, packaging machines, scales, conveyors, roasters, compressors, generators, etc.).
  • Use machine tools, welding equipment, and measuring devices to fabricate machine parts.
  • Perform various equipment preventive maintenance tasks (i.e., cleaning, inspection, and lubrication) as necessary, but routinely in cases requiring advanced technical expertise and knowledge of safety procedures (e.g., electrical cabinets, machine interiors, etc.).
  • Thoroughly document maintenance activity using the maintenance database, adequately communicate maintenance issues to appropriate employees (e.g., other maintenance techs, operators, engineers, supervisors, etc.), and properly utilize the maintenance inventory system.
  • Champion process improvement in assigned areas by analyzing equipment maintenance history, identifying significant causes of waste, coordinating with appropriate employees to develop root-cause solutions, and providing maintenance assistance as necessary.
  • Repair and maintain items necessary to maintain process equipment in “Grade A” condition
  • Maintain safe clean work areas and comply with all safety requirements.  Must adhere to lockout protocols and utilize required safety gear.
  • Support production in the day to day operation ensuring the continuous operation of equipment with troubleshooting, repairs and  training of operators in set ups, adjustments or changeovers
  • Participate on improvement teams and vendors on special projects


  • A valid provincial Industrial Maintenance Mechanics License
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of mechanics, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics and automation;
  • Computer skills;
  • License C in electricity (an asset);


  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, work with multiple stakeholders and meet performance goals
  • Strong communication skills (Verbal and written)
  • Ability to follow, retain and communicate detailed instructions
  • Positive attitude with ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage time, organize and prioritize work effectively and efficiently
  • Extensive knowledge of safety requirements and industrial workplace practices
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to reach a common goal
  • Ability to work with cleaning solutions, de-greasers and creosote/chaff dust

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