E&I Technician

LocationJohnstown, Ontario
DepartmentMaintenance
Reports ToMaintenance Manager
Position Overview

Working in our Johnstown Plant, the incumbent will be part of a group of skilled tradespeople who carry out instrumentation and electrical work. Accountable for maintenance, working on process control equipment, shutdowns on equipment, optimization of all plant and field instrument and electrical systems equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical knowledge to support both day-to-day operations, improvement work and project support in the electrical and instrumentation field
  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, calibrate, alter/modify and make installations to the facility’s electrical and instrumentation systems, in a professional, safe and timely fashion
  • Work with users, other facility staff and vendors to provide electrical and instrumentation expertise and to evaluate the effectiveness of systems in order to ensure the safe, efficient and reliable operation of facilities
  • Perform Predictive Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance tasks as required
  • Work in accordance with all E&I standards and electrical safety codes
  • Compile and maintain all information and documentation relevant to the position (Maintenance Work Orders, ESA Log, update drawings, files, records, manuals, etc.)
  • Work with Operations and Maintenance personnel to resolve production losses due to equipment failures; participate in Root Cause Analyses (RCA), Failure Analysis and assist to develop plans to prevent reoccurrence of failures
  • Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, established safety standards, specifications, regulations and codes
  • Works as a member of a team and/or individually to achieve all outcomes
  • Participate in cross-functional teams for RCA, PSSR, CI Projects, Outages and other committees
  • Work after hours and be available for “on-call” as required to support Plant operations.
Skills & Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current Ontario Industrial Electrician and/or Construction and Maintenance Electrician License (309A or 442A Journeyperson)
  • Apprenticeship or college diploma in instrumentation
  • PLC maintenance troubleshooting and programming skills would be an asset
  • Practical experience with VFD’s, Servo controls, Pneumatics and Power Distribution Systems.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and the environment
  • Strong electrical and instrumentation aptitude with working knowledge of Distributed Control Systems
  • At least five years’ experience in electrical instrumentation and control system maintenance in a large-scale manufacturing and/or continuous process environment is an asset
  • Computer skills – working knowledge of basic Maintenance management software (MAXIMO would be an asset) and Microsoft Applications
  • Capability to read, interpret and utilize blueprints and drawings
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Highly flexible, proactive and self-motivated
  • Willing to participate in skill enhancement
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
Qualities
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and open to change while modelling the Company Core Principles in all activities