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Electrician Apprentice 3rd year

Job Number:  18640
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Precision Technologies
Job Type:  Fixed Term Contract

Mississauga, ON, CA

Group Introduction


Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

Work alongside an Electrical Journeyman and assists with maintaining and repairing Production Equipment and Facilities. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • 2nd Year Apprenticeship completed 
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude 
  • Experience in Industrial Manufacturing Setting
  • Must be currently enrolled in a recognized Apprenticeship Program with 2 to 3 yars of related experience. 
  • Previous experience with troubleshooting
  • Basic knowledge of PLC and CNC's 
  • Ability to control/understand all electrical requirements throughout plant
  • Robotics and Automation experience is an asset 
  • Must be computer literate
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and electrical and electronic control schematics.
  • Knowledge of electrical code of Ontario
  • Sound knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player.

Key Responsibilities

  • Diagnoses equipment malfunctions using appropriate test instruments and circuit diagrams.
  • Maintains and repairs electrical/electronic/electromechanical systems.
  • Fabricates and/or installs electrical/electronic/electromechanical systems.
  • Follows all safety precautions and procedures.  Ensures that all equipment is safe before releasing to production.
  • Able to do simple fabrication of mechanical components using toolroom equipment for bracketry or installation modifications of electrical devices.
  • Performs all electrical Preventive Maintenance related inspections, records results and reports results as per procedure.
  • Reports all electrical issues to the Supervisor immediately.
  • Read and interpret drawings and electrical code specifications to deteremine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations. 
  • Read electrical and electronic schematics as well as basic hydraulic and pneumatic circuits
  • Install, examine, replace and repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assembles, light fixtures and other electrical components 
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Troubleshoot programmable logic controllers such as Allen Bradley, Siemans and Omron
  • Track various SPC charts on machine performance 
  • Request maintenance manager to requisition materials and supplies as needed
  • Follows the policies and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Additional duties as requested

Additional Information


  • Regularly exposed to work environment consisting of heat and noise.
  • Be able to work rotating hour, routine hours with occasional overtime.
  • Works under general supervision on assigned tasks.
  • On Call Servicing required to support assigned area.
  • Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

07--Operations  C--Fixed Term Contract 


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