• 23-Apr-2013 to 11-Jun-2013 (CST)
  • Production
  • Guelph, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

What Linamar is all About
• A balanced strategy to benefit employees, customers and shareholders
• A Canadian manufacturing success story with a strong record of growth and expansion locally and globally
• Planned growth and exciting new projects give you the opportunity for advancement within the company
• Skills and Leadership training at the Frank Hasenfratz Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing
• Career development programs to give our future leaders the technical and management skills that will allow them to grow and succeed

• Technical school training and has completed the apprenticeship program.
• Licensed electrician (309A or 442A).
• Minimum two years of experience.
• Take information from pre-maintenance work orders to determine the location and the kind of work to be done. Read schematic drawings in order to troubleshoot and repair.
• Ability to troubleshoot and determine resolutions when encountering malfunctions in equipment. Using established troubleshooting sequences, check a series of possibilities, which include establishing whether or not equipment is plugged in, or looking at diagnostic schematics on computer to pinpoint location and nature of problem.
• Interact with production crews to co-ordinate repairs to their equipment and discuss work orders with supervisors. Talk to operators about equipment and machinery breakdowns using technical language with several operators, drawing detailed information from each and providing complex instructions to avoid similar breakdowns.
• Take measurements using high voltage testing equipment. Use formulas from the Electrical Code to determine sizes of cables needed when sizes of motors and the lengths of cable runs are known.
• Ability to work independently, however, works as part of a team that includes other trades people and professionals to install, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment.
• Search a database to find out whether or not a problem with a specific piece of equipment has been experienced elsewhere in the facility. Use computer-assisted design, manufacturing and machining.
• Receive in-house safety training to update certifications such as Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Learn about new equipment on the job by reading manuals and through hands-on experience.

Under limited direction, install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. Interpret architectural drawings and electrical code specifications. Form and test electrical circuits to ensure health & safety regulations. Assure proper functioning and illumination of electrical equipment. Work on equipment such as electrical transmission lines, motors, generators, distribution and plant equipment. May conduct preventive maintenance programs.
• Oversee required inspections of electrical systems to ensure compliance with Ontario Electrical Standards Act.
• Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
• Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components as needed.
• Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
• Update and log electrical changes.
• Maintain needed spares and purchase material in the most cost effective manner.
• Complete interface to CNC equipment.
• Coordinate with all plant services and contractors as required.
• Train and direct electrical employees and ensure they perform to required standards.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.