Machinery Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :1
Classification :Millwright Industry:Trades

DESIGN GROUP STAFFING – is currently searching for a MACHINERY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN to work a long-term contract position in WINNIPEG

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  • To start June 2019
  • Year-long+ contract
  • Monday to Friday
  • NO accommodation or travel for non-local applicants


Project is a pipeline-supplied, truck/rail loading and unloading facility essential to the distribution of refined gasoline, distillate, and aviation fuels in Manitoba and surrounding areas. 

The primary responsibility of this role is to perform duties as a Maintenance Mechanical Technician. Although it is not mandatory that applicants possess a valid Journeyperson Millwright license, preference may be given to licensed journeyperson millwright applicants who have proven competency in troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and repairs to equipment. 

Qualifications: • Minimum Grade 12 education • Post-secondary training as a millwright is preferred • Valid driver's license and safe driving record are required for this position • Knowledge and experience in terminal / pipeline operations, maintenance and problem solving, and customer service are considered assets for the role • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work individually and as part of a team • Knowledge and skills with computer applications • Able to meet the essential physical demands of the position as per job demands analysis • Strong mechanical aptitude and skills • Ability to consistently follow safe work practices, basic maintenance procedures and enthusiastically contribute to a safe work culture • Experience and knowledge in work permitting and energy isolation / lockout / tag-out processes • Willingness to work overtime as required • Able to work individually as well as in a team situation with minimal supervision Job Description:  As a Maintenance Mechanical Technician in Manitoba Operations, you will be performing or coordinating all functions relating to maintenance and installation of pipeline and fuel terminal equipment, repairs to existing equipment, and protecting the operations from pipeline and terminal interruptions, ensuring safety, reliability of equipment and supply / delivery systems, security, environmental protection, product quality and business control, consistent with operational excellence. Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: • Inspect, maintain, repair, and replace terminal truck and train load rack equipment, including load arms, meters, strainers, filters, valves, underground/above ground storage tanks and piping.  • Inspect, maintain, and repair or replace pipeline valves, mainline/booster pumps, motors and safety equipment • Work with site electrical/instrumentation technicians to complete corrective and preventative maintenance activities on instrumentation and metering components • Develop detailed work plans outlining repair activities and strategies, and execute the plans in a safe and efficient manner • Develop, plan, and execute preventative maintenance schedules for terminal and pipeline equipment • Complete critical test procedures on valve and instrumentation equipment • Support rigging and crane lift activities • Interface with Imperial’s engineering and project departments as a site contact for upcoming terminal and pipeline projects • Troubleshoot equipment failures; recommend improvements for reliability problems and site operational opportunities • Troubleshoot and execute cross-trade activities based on level of knowledge and experience • Scope, assess, and select equipment and components for site mechanical activities • Maintain equipment inspection, maintenance, and repair documentation • Conduct maintenance activities related to the Winnipeg Pipeline at the Gretna terminal and pipeline stations as required • Provide Emergency Response as required • Work in a manner that improves and enhances teamwork, plant organization and efficiency, conducting all business in a professional and ethical manner, communicating in a clear and timely fashion and providing accurate information and records. • May be required to supervise contract workforce and ensure that other site users (drivers, associates, etc.) and contractors comply with the requirements • Be involved in an on-call rotation schedule with other members of the terminal operations and maintenance staff • Working a Monday to Friday schedule, you'll have the opportunity to interact with and learn from various groups within Canada Fuels Operations including pipeline integrity, supply groups, the terminal operations support group, engineering & projects group, and other fuel terminals DG110XP Apply URL: ERJOB_99052 Machinery Maintenance Technician


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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