Maintenance I&E Technician

LocationChatham, Ontario
Reports ToMaintenance Manager
Position Overview

This position will install, maintain and repair electrical systems, apparatus, electrical components and safety interlocks of machinery and equipment. A Maintenance I&E Technician will be responsible for the instrumentation calibration, assisting with maintenance programs, and will focus on improvements and upgrades for the plant facility electrical and instrumentation systems. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements, and ensure that all work is in compliance with all applicable codes and regulations including the current Ontario Electrical Code (Electrical Safety Authority)
  • Test, diagnose, repair or replace electrical components including transformers, motors, relays, switches, sensors, circuit boards and lighting fixtures
  • Install and terminate wiring and conduit for new or replacement equipment  and update P&ID’s as necessary
  • Program electronic devices, diagnose malfunctions, and tune instrument operation
  • Maintain process control equipment such as control valves and positioners, differential pressure transmitters, magnetic flow meters, temperature transmitters, other flow measuring devices, analytical, and weighing devices, Controllers, PLCs, and DCS hardware
  • Interpret one line diagrams, PLC ladder logic, control loop drawings and P&ID’s
  • Plan, organize, and provide the layout to install wiring, conduit and electrical apparatus within the facility
  • Perform routine service on electrical equipment as part of the preventative maintenance program
  • Complete work orders through Maximo by recording accurate date, submitting service requests, removing spare parts from inventory, and tracking equipment history
  • Maintain records and line diagrams of work performed, materials and resources used in new installations and maintenance of the plant facility in accordance to MOC procedures
  • Participate in the planning and completion of project work and shutdown work for electrical equipment
  • Able to operate mobile equipment, and work at heights including zoom booms, man lifts, and harness work
  • Participates in safe work permit and LOTO
  • Adheres to all applicable Occupational Health & Safety Act site safety procedures and policies
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and recommending 5S opportunities for facility
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including Root Cause Analysis, HAZOP, and design review
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Completion of Electrician / Journeyman Trade Certificate 309A/442A
  • Minimum of five years hands-on technical experience within a continuous process facility would be an asset
  • Experience CMMS such as Maximo system would be an asset
  • Strong electrical and technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills, experience with instrumentation
  • Competent at managing multiple priorities with varying complexity and competing demands
  • Focused individual who maintains safety standards while working to achieve department objectives.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, environmental practices, production targets, and quality standards
  • Team-oriented individual with strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking individual who is able to self-direct workload and priorities, and acts to create efficiencies and resolve issues within their scope of responsibility
  • Dedicated to business objectives and continuous improvement through adaptability, innovation, and agility
  • Possesses Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.