MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN

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Website FT Synthetics

We Make Roofing Safer

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform repairs and provide preventive maintenance
  • Provide technical support and decision-making during breakdown situations
  • Trouble shoot processing equipment as needed
  • Provide electrical services for machinery in accordance to the local codes and standards
  • Inspect all electrical installation, specifically transformers and switch gears
  • Provide written reports of work required for repairs and upgrades
  • Maintain all electrical wiring and switch gears such as to ensure operator safety and machine integrity
  • Collaborate and cooperate with millwrights to speed up repair and maintenance
  • Install and commission new machinery
  • Provide leadership and training for junior electricians
  • Set up and tear down processes of equipment
  • Work closely with production supervisors to schedule machine down time for major repairs
  • Work in a professional manner and with a positive and helpful mindset
  • Strong awareness of health and safety issues; showing responsibility for oneself and others
  • Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor

COMPETENCIES (Behavioral & Technical Skills)

  • Good understanding of AC and DC motors
  • Excellent knowledge of VFD, servo motors and servo drives
  • Working knowledge of PLC and computerized machinery is an asset
  • Proven ability to work independently and plan priorities
  • Ability to work in team-based environment and also work independently in a proactive manner
  • Understand preventive maintenance concepts and computerized work order systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide quality customer service
  • Has a “Safety first and always” attitude towards work, oneself, and the colleagues
  • Must be able to work together with team members of other trades and share the workload
  • All employees are responsible for food and safety quality
  • All employees are responsible to report food safety and quality problems to personnel

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Electrician ticket and minimum four years of industrial experience and PLC programming certificate/ training, or
  • Electrical and or electronic training at college or university level and three years of practical experience in food processing plants.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in high places
  • Bending and twisting
  • Ability to remain standing for several hours
  • Ability to crouch down in tight restricted areas

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Ability to work in a variety of temperatures, cold/hot vice versa

  • Wet / slippery floors
  • Ability to work around hot water
  • High noise area
  • Ability to work around moving conveyors, forklifts, and equipment
  • Damp working environment
  • Must wear personal protective equipment as required

All employees must wear face masks. Social distancing enforced in lunchrooms/locker rooms.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 10-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Experience:

  • Maintenance Electrician: 3 years (preferred)

License/Certification:

  • RED SEAL (preferred)

To apply for this job email your details to careers@ftsyn.com.

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