ON, Canada
Posted On Nov 24 2020 Dec 24 2020

Why Walters?

  • Profit Sharing and Group Retirement Savings Plan
  • Certified as Great Place to Work Canada 2019
  • Named as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
  • Employee Family Scholarship Program
  • Flexible health benefits that work for you and your family
  • Great Culture, Family oriented and community involvement initiatives
  • Safety orientation & rewards program

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the installation, timely repair and preventative maintenance of various equipment and machinery located in and around the Plant, Property and Offices.


Main Responsibilities will include:


  • Installation and Repair of Equipment and Machinery
  • Respond to maintenance service requests in a timely manner as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Lead Hand.
  • Install equipment and machinery as provided or required for repair.
  • Inspect equipment and machinery for deficiencies and investigate any irregularities. Report deficiencies or irregularities to the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Lead Hand or generate the necessary work order request.
  • Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts.
  • Operate lifting devices and hoists during the installation, set-up and repair of machinery.
  • Inform the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Lead Hand of any additionally discovered issues pertaining to the repair and/or operation of equipment and
  • machinery.
  • Ensure tools and equipment are operated in adherence with Health and Safety Procedures.
  • Abide by all company policies relevant for the prescribed work to be performed.
  • Preventative Maintenance, Inspections and Facility Upkeep
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance routines according to schedule on equipment as directed to by the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Lead Hand to ensure
  • equipment is in proper working order. Document and correct any irregularities in order to keep track of equipment performance.
  • Perform routine maintenance and upkeep of the facility and its properties to ensure functionality of company operations.
  • Perform scheduled inspections on all relevant equipment including cranes, lifting devices, machinery.


Desired Skills and Experience


  • Completion of Secondary School


  • Completion of a three or four year Apprenticeship in a related field (Millwright or Mechanical Engineering Technician).



3 Years Experience in the Manufacturing Industry


Skills, Knowledge and Competency Requirements


  • Knowledge of crane, machine control centers, HVAC and electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic operating systems
  • Basic ability to troubleshoot repairs
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
  • A team player, who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities
  • Organization Skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Analytical and Problem Solving skills

Working Conditions


  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Exposure to weather conditions (I.e. work during all seasons)
  • Work both inside and outside
  • Requires the ability to carry up to 50 pounds

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