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Electrician Afternoon Shift

Job Number:  52971
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Bradford
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bradford West Gwillimbury, ONTARIO, CA, L3Z 2A5

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


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Group Summary

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

This person is accountable to support the Maintenance function by preventing and repairing electrical breakdowns and facility requirements.

Key Responsibilities

•    Diagnose and remedy any electrical trouble in the plants
•    Keep electrical hardware such as motors, switchboards, and other electrical mechanisms in good repair.
•    Perform preventative maintenance (PM) schedules as required
•    Trouble shoot and program machinery using various P.L.C. formats
•    Work with Maintenance Mechanics / Millwrights in a trouble-shooting capacity
•    Complete all check sheets and records as relates to the electrician function
•    Instruct maintenance apprentice in trade related tasks and skills
•    Modify machinery and equipment and overhaul machines as directed
•    Prepares and distributes machine reports and downtime reports
•    Suggest preventative measures to minimize or eliminate breakdowns
•    Assist in the installation and commissioning of equipment
•    Responsible for electrical installations of new equipment, and re-siting of equipment as per electrical code
•    Work in a competent manner and always follow the current Ontario Electrical Code
•    Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team
•    Must be aware of relevance and importance of their activities and how it effects quality and the environment for our customers

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Completion of specialized trade courses and/or apprenticeship/certification.
  • 3 to less than 5 years of work related experience.
  • Minimum certified tradesman (industrial electrician)
  • Minimum of 1 year directly related trade experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment, not including apprenticeship.
  • Must have exceptional safety record.

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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