Reports To: Head Grower, Head of Maintenance
Days/Hours: Full time, flexibility is required as hours will vary based on the season
Compensation Type: Hourly/Compensation to be based on experience
Location: Heritage Farms- Staples, Ontario
The Facility Maintenance Technician position is responsible to assist the head grower in the general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance at Cecelia Acres Greenhouse facility in Kingsville, Ont. All work will be done in compliance with OHSA safety rules and regulations.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
- High school or equivalent (Asset)
- 1-2 years relevant experience (Required)
- Fluent in English and Spanish (Asset), spoken/written
- Forklift Certification (Asset will train in house)
- WHIMS Training
- Legally able to work in Canada
- Active G Driver’s License.
- Appropriate Certifications for the equipment in use.
- Great problem-solving skills.
- Strong knowledge of maintenance procedures and practices.
- Knowledge of safety requirements for the appropriate equipment.
- Ability to work flexible shifts in a 24/7/365-day environment
- Must provide and wear Steel-Toed Boots
- Must have Transportation
- Perform minor building, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, painting repairs and equipment repair as necessary
- Implement preventative maintenance measures
- Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol
- Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
- Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
- Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)
- Work with Lead technician to solve multifaceted problems.
- Complete daily rounds along with check off sheets.
- Manually repair tools as needed.
- Perform other maintenance duties as requested.
- The greenhouse environment can be very hot, humid, moist, or cold for most of the year
- The greenhouse environment may have bees, bugs, and pests
- Working both independently and with a team
- Ability to communicate with all organizational levels is essential
- Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: $16.00 to $20.00 /hour
- Maintenance Technician: 1 year (Preferred)
- electrical: 1 year (Preferred)
- English (Preferred)
- French (Preferred)