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Maintenance Technician

411 Glendale Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion.  Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.
Our Niagara location is currently searching for a Maintenance Technician to be responsible for diagnosing and performing repairs on all facility vehicles in a safe and timely manner.  This position reports to the Fleet Maintenance Manager.

What will you do?
  • Ensure a smooth start up and roll out of scheduled vehicles each morning
  • Diagnose and complete all repairs safely and within company policy and manufacturer specifications
  • Ensures emergency repairs are scheduled and completed
  • Reviews and verifies repair work orders completed by 3rd part service providers
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Maintain proper maintenance reports and/or work orders
  • Communicate regularly with managers regarding repair status and concerns
  • Work as part of a team to support the daily needs of the operation
  • Provide guidance and instruction to junior maintenance personnel
  • Suggest positive changes to processes or procedures to enhance operational efficiency
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
What will you bring?
  • Strong mechanical ability with experience working on heavy equipment preferably trucks.
  • Must have a valid ‘G’ driver’s license
  • Valid DZ license is considered an asset
  • Minimum 2 year of related experience in Waste industry or similar industry
  • Demonstrated experience with hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Basic proficiency with use of computers
  • Asset:  Previous work experience in working with online preventative maintenance programs
  • Ability to stand/lift 50lbs/carrying/bending/twisting for  periods at a time/repeatedly
  • Effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
What do we have to offer you?
  • Paid per the current Collective Agreement 
  • A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change.
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