Maintenance Technician

Whitebird - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Title: Maintenance Technician

Report to: Operations Manager

Rate: $27-$34/hr depending on experience and skill set


Whitebird is a leading distributor of customized corrugated solutions, packaging, and sanitation & safety supplies. Being a progressive company, Whitebird works hard to provide value for our customers through innovation and responsiveness. Our employee culture is valuable to us, our honesty and integrity has a direct affect on our success.
Summary (Mission)

The Maintenance Associate is responsible for installing or dismantling machinery and equipment according to company plans, blueprints and other diagrams. This position also requires that the individual troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical problems with associated equipment. The Maintenance Associate is also responsible for facility maintenance and improvement projects.

Core Competencies (Outcomes)

  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Decision Making and Judgment
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication
  • Energy and Stress
  • Team Work

Job Duties

  • Perform planned preventative maintenance and emergency maintenance and repair of all equipment and machinery
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and works orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Request for quotations, and obtain invoices for all services required
  • Set priorities for preventative maintenance, and scheduled work
  • Maintain an inventory of all equipment, tools, machinery and supplies
  • Update project information and maintain project files
  • Complete special building projects as assigned and general building maintenance
  • Perform minor repairs on windows, doors, switches, desks, tables, plugs, equipment, appliances, sinks, toilets etc.
  • Maintain heating and air conditioning systems, pumps, fan units, control panels, thermostats, cooling towers, etc.
  • Maintain outside grounds (remove snow, ice, and debris, spray and remove weeds)
  • Prepare, paint and decorate interior and exterior surfaces, as required
  • Comply with Occupational Health and Safety standards and practices
  • Drive vehicles, as required
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed


  • High school diploma/GED
  • Millwright certificate is not required but is considered a strong asset
  • Understanding of basic electrical and 3 phase power, electrical certification considered an asset
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Minimum 5-years experience in the operation and maintenance of industrial equipment
  • Ability to perform various skills related to construction, machinery maintenance, basic electrical etc.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
  • Ability to utilize basic software such as email, MS Word, MS Excel etc.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership
  • First Aid certification is considered an asset
  • Valid Driver’s Licence, driver's abstract will be required

Work Conditions

  • Various indoor and outdoor weather conditions (est. 95% indoor, 5% outdoor
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Interact with management, colleagues, and public
  • Overtime as required, flexibility of hours required


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $27.00-$34.00 per hour


  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • On-site Parking
  • Vision Care


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends


  • Maintenance: 3 years (Required)
  • Millwirght: 3 years (Required)
  • Electrical: 3 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No