Maintenance Assistant

Louisville Ladder - Aurora, ON (30+ days ago)

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Responsibilities for Maintenance Assistant

  • Assist the maintenance lead with daily activities
  • Perform routine maintenance duties and simple riveter repairs
  • General house keeping and shop organization
  • Complete administrative duties such as, filling out logs, reports and send emails
  • Keep inventory of maintenance supplies, consumables, and equipment parts
  • Comply with all safety regulations, laws and procedures, both internal and external
  • Respond to emergency calls for maintenance and repairs
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues
  • Participate in preventative maintenance programs (machinery/ equipment lubrication, adjustments, cleaning and operating diagnosis)
  • Assist senior techs to overhaul and repair all plant equipment
  • Perform cutting, grinding, fabricating and welding as required
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Assist with set up and/or movement of equipment during change-overs or expansion

Qualifications for Maintenance Assistant

  • Knowledge of tools and proper use of tools (SOP)
  • Ability to take and carry out instructions
  • Knowledge of plumbing, minor electrical, carpentry, fabrication, and mechanical systems is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions
  • Ability to work in a team and individually as well as follow instructions from senior tech and management
  • Basic knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical components would be an asset
  • Must be able to work well in an unsupervised environment and as part of a project team
  • Basic troubleshooting ability with emphasis on safety and reliability
  • Must be well organized
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer knowledge would be desirable
  • Basic training as a welder/fabricator would be an asset
  • Basic training to perform machining would also be an asset

Job Type: Full-time


  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)