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Millwright Assistant

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Maintenance and Technicians

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To assist the Industrial Millwrights in various areas of the Production Plant as assigned. The following outlines some of the areas this position will assist in. Perform maintenance repairs as per schedule and as assigned by Maintenance Manager.

 The following is a list of the types of equipment and the maintenance that is required.

  • Compressor room: Maintain oil levels, clean air filters, oil filters; drain condensation, check heat exchangers and clean when required.

  • Vacuum Blowers for material conveyers and corrugator blowers: maintain oil levels and drive belts etc.; maintain clean filters.

  • Vacuum Tanks: lubricate bearing gears; check for proper function, leaks and drainage.

  • Take-Offs: Inspect for loose chains, too low pressure bars, loose and missing cleats; check oil in the gearboxes; apply grease to bearings and other sliding points; check for air leaks, mechanical damage or component malfunction; drain condensation; wipe dirt.

  • Printers: examine for air leaks; drain condensation if filter installed; program print strings; ensure supply of ink; general troubleshooting; install replacement parts; lubricate bearings and clean assembly from excessive tape, dirt, etc.

  • Cut off saws: examine and repair any air leaks; lubricate required points; drain condensation; clean dirt and oil when needed.

  • Winders & Coilers: maintain all oil levels; repair leaks, adjust chain tension; wipe oil and dirt off the unit base; drain condensation

  • Material Grinders:  grease all bearings; inspect for loose bolts, inspect belt tension, wipe oil and dirt off the unit base

  • Dismantle and move industrial machinery and mechanical equipment such as pumps, motors and fans. 

  • Assist in fitting bearings, shafts and attaching motors

  • Perform various tasks including painting, cleaning etc.

  • Report all incidents / accidents and safety hazards or violations to Maintenance Manager.

  • Any other duties as required by direct supervisor or management.

Proficient in reading, writing and speaking English

  • 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Apprenticeship program 3rd or 4th year is an asset

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment would be a key asset

  • On call flexibility to support operations on off hours

Posted: May 16, 2018
Closes: July 15, 2018