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Medicine Hat, Alberta


You will repair, maintain, install, and troubleshoot industrial equipment, systems, and components. You will assist with managing and executing preventive/predictive maintenance, resolving safety concerns, and maintaining the facility. You will be asked to perform indoor and outdoor facility and equipment repair. You will be performing maintenance in accordance with all Company safety policies and approved maintenance procedures.

Job Details

A. Equipment and Facility Maintenance

  • Ensures safe operation of machinery, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment, and components.
  • Uses common tools including but not limited to: hand and power tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills and wrenches, precision measuring instruments, and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Troubleshoots sources of equipment problems by observing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment and component devices in the operation; uses precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices, using hoists, and hand and power tools.
  • Executes changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting parts using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and controls instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straight edges.
  • Assists other maintenance personnel with emergency and non-emergency repairs.
  • May perform various welding activities including MIG, TIG, ARC, cutting, and brazing.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and associated control systems.

B. Preventative Maintenance

  • Performs daily and weekly safety checks on all equipment and parts in your assigned area.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of location equipment per work procedures or technical manual.
  • Inspects motors and belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, and performs other maintenance actions while following maintenance records.

C. Safety

  • Performs daily and weekly location and systems safety checks and follows up to address concerns.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures and regulations.
  • Performs Lockout/Tagout procedures where appropriate.
  • Performs Confined Space procedures where appropriate.

D. Inventory Control

  • Conserve’s maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies by monitoring and replenishing appropriate inventory.

E. General Duties

  • Anticipates maintenance issues and takes corrective action to reduce or eliminate downtime.
  • Communicates with Management if there are any issues that may result in downtime for the operation.
  • Responds to emergency alarms.
  • Provides maintenance information to appropriate partners.
  • Assists other maintenance personnel with emergency and non-emergency repairs.
  • Executes assignments on an action list (including non-maintenance related items) prepared by the Maintenance Supervisor and Manager.
  • Mentors other technicians, Maintenance Utility, Maintenance Custodian Technician, and Maintenance Trainee.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Manager.



  • Equipment Maintenance Knowledge – Minimum of 1 year work experience repairing industrial and greenhouse processing equipment in an industrial environment required.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics required.
  • Ability to read and understand maintenance literature printed in English required.
  • Basic computer and Microsoft office skills required.
  • Experience using Hand & Power tools required.
  • Lockout/Tagout experience required.
  • Prior welding experience including MIG, TIG, ARC, cutting, and brazing preferred.
  • Experience with formalized safety programs preferred.
  • HVAC experience preferred.
  • Willing to work on Sundays in exchange of weekdays.

A. Competencies

  • Prioritization - Prioritizes multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizes time constraints and adjusts work schedule and priorities to address them; manages time wisely to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Problem Analysis - Anticipates and recognizes the existence of problems; identifies the true nature of problems by assessing component parts; accurately determines the underlying causes of problems and identifies appropriate information to gather to help solve them.
  • Critical Thinking - Uses inductive and deductive reasoning to formulate general rules or principles and applies them to work; identifies flaws in logical reasoning; understands complex conceptual relationships; accurately detects underlying themes or patterns in data.


  • High school diploma or GED required. Two-year technical degree in an appropriate background preferred.


NOTE: Due to the number of applicants we have, we will only reply to potential candidates.

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