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Class A Mechanic

Lansing, Michigan

Emterra has opened a state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) centrally located in Lansing, Michigan, to deliver efficient, effective, safe, and value-added recycling services to communities and local businesses. The MRF features the latest in optical sorting technology, robotic sorters, and other technology. Our goal is clear — to help create circular economies and sustainable communities by diverting as much waste from landfills as possible.


  • Maintain, troubleshoot, oversee, and repair electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems to ensure their efficient and safe operation;
  • Maintain a preventative maintenance program for all plant and facility equipment consistent with manufacturer’s and supplier’s maintenance manuals;
  • Maintain proper schedules and records for all maintenance activities;
  • Manage inventory levels of critical replacement parts in a cost-effective and efficient manner;
  • Maintain a culture of safety by implementing and monitoring a safety management program to ensure a safe and productive work environment;
  • Provide guidance and direction of work assignments to a small maintenance staff; and
  • Create and maintain relationships with suppliers, vendors, and professionals serving the company or property.


  • Minimum 3-5 years’ hands on experience in a plant/manufacturing facility in a supervisory role;
  • Ability to do basic fabrication including welding and cutting;
  • Previous work experience with conveyor systems, balers, and compaction equipment;
  • Must be able to work proactively and take initiative on plant projects;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Punctual, reliable, team player.
  • Experience in a recycling, material recovery or material handling facility is an asset.
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.

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