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Maintenance Electrician (Contractor)

Job Number:  19584
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

An Industrial Electrician is responsible for the daily maintenance of all electrical equipment in the plant, ensuring preventative maintenance is completed all while minimizing downtime and keeping production running.

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.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Certified Industrial Electrician
  • Intermediate knowledge of PLC programming
  • Must be computer literate
  • Knowledge of ABB robotics, PLC Controllers
  • Completion of an industrial electrician apprenticeship program (or equivalent) with five (3) years of experience in electronic control systems
  • Knowledge of CNC machines.
  • 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.

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.

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