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Apprentice Electrician

Job Number:  61205
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Promatek Research Centre
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ONTARIO, CA, L6R 4C8

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Job Number: 61205 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Promatek Research Centre 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BRAMPTON 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Preferred 3rd or 4th year apprentice and currently enrolled in Electrician apprenticeship program for trade.
  • Able to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Valid passport and driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work under the guidance and supervision of a Certified Tradesperson to complete assigned tasks.
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices.
  • Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Promatek.
  • Ensure that the delivery on all projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, engineering level, on time and within the budget.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance activities.
  • Perform related mechanical duties as required.
  • Maintain applicable documentation:
    • Electrical drawings, maintenance logs.
  • Able to complete hands on work requiring heavy lifting.
  • Support and participate in all continuous improvement projects.
  • Other duties as required.

Additional Information

General Expectations:

  • Continuously adhere to and apply the Magna Employee’s Charter, the Magna Corporate Constitution, and the Cosma Way of Thinking in all aspects of position and interaction with others.
  • Appreciate and maintain proper level of confidentiality.
  • Understand, promote and work by Promatek’s vision statement.
  • Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient and proactive manner.
  • Able to work overtime, including afternoon, evening shifts and weekends as required.
  • Travel may be required occasionally. Note: some of the travel may be outside North America.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively within a team environment.


Working Conditions:

  • Industrial and manufacturing environment 


Health & Safety:

  • Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient and proactive manner.
  • Ensure all safety and non-safety plant rules and regulations are followed.
  • Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards.
  • Review and adhere to Promatek’s health & safety, environmental, operating procedures, and policies.
  • Understand and uphold the principles of Bill 168 which prohibits domestic violence, workplace violence, and workplace harassment.
  • In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Sec. 28.


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

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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