Maintenance Technician

G&W Canada Corporation - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Since 1905, G&W Electric has helped power the world with innovative power systems solutions and products, which today have extended far beyond cable accessory products and into the latest in solid dielectric and SF6 insulated switchgear, solid dielectric insulated reclosers, system protection equipment, distribution automation solutions, and distribution and transmission cable accessories.

G&W Canada’s Offerings

Why G&W?

We have established a long lived reputation for product quality and innovation. We believe our greatest asset is our employees and look for highly motivated, self-driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment. Our business is growing and if you are looking to grow and continue your development and reach success, you’ll find it at G&W Electric.

  • Generous quarterly Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Fully employer paid medical, dental, long term disability, and life insurance
  • Fun social events, holiday party, bowling nights, and many more
  • Brand new state of the art climatized facility

G&W Canada offers a culture that fosters inclusion and respect. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Maintenance & Facilities Supervisor, this position is responsible to ensure equipment is well maintained and functioning to minimize disruption to manufacturing operations. Some of the key responsibilities include, but not limited to the following;

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and installation of a wide variety of complex electrical and mechanical equipment, including manual and automatic machines
  • Work on process controls and/or electronic controls
  • Work independently on secondary distribution systems, house wiring and three phase industrial power
  • Perform general maintenance on machines, conveyors and structural material; including welding using arc, gas or automatic welding equipment
  • Perform facilities/grounds maintenance as required.
  • Communicate status of repairs and/or expected down times to Maintenance Manager and Production Managers and Supervisors as needed
  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor and Manager to develop and implement a preventive maintenance schedule
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of maintenance tasks as needed
  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Must have working understanding of electrical wiring diagrams

  • Must have working understanding of Hydraulic and Mechanical systems
  • Must have good communication and organizational skills
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Welding abilities an asset
  • PLC knowledge an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 to $30.00 /hour


  • trouble shooting complex electrical equipment and machines: 4 years (Required)
  • Maintenance Technician: 4 years (Required)
  • Hydraulic and Mechanical systems: 4 years (Required)
  • woring with Programmable Logic Controller: 4 years (Required)


  • Electrical Engineering (Required)