Maintenance Worker


Under minimum supervision, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for conducting the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment, systems and facilities to ensure maximum production. 


  • The Maintenance Worker reports directly to the Vice President, Operations. 
  • The Maintenance Worker has no direct reports. 
  • This is an hourly, non-exempt position, which qualifies for approved overtime in accordance with the Alberta Labour Standards Act. 


  • Participate in the plant maintenance program. 
  • Monitor the use and inventory of spare parts, maintenance supplies and equipment and initiate reordering when necessary. 
  • Complete maintenance service requests as assigned. 
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment. 
  • Carry cell phone as required for on-call maintenance. 
  • Operate machinery, equipment and hand tools as required. 
  • Alert Immediate Supervisor of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that has taken place or may occur. 
  • Ensure safety standards are used, which comply with all Company, local, City, Provincial and Federal guidelines. 
  • Work within expense limits established. 
  • Monitor operation of plant equipment and systems and advise Immediate Supervisor of deficiencies. 
  • Coordinate and schedule maintenance activities. 
  • Follow programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness. 
  • Work in accordance with Quality System to meet customer requirements and eliminate non-conforming products and services. 
  • Work in accordance with Health, Safety and Environmental policies to meet customer requirements and eliminate workplace injuries and accidents. 
  • Develop and maintain a TPM (Total Production Maintenance) program for equipment management. 
  • Other duties as may be assigned, from time-to-time, by direct Supervisor. 


  • Grade 12 Diploma is required. 
  • Enroll, or participate, in Equipment/Machinery training as required. 
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in a shop/maintenance role, preferably in a manufacturing environment 
  • Mechanical aptitude. 
  • Some understanding of skilled trade operations and repair methods as well as materials and tools used. 
  • Ability to recognize electrical, plumbing and mechanical malfunctions or equipment failure. 
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office application. 
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience is sufficient to perform these job duties will be considered. 

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada. 

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