Maintenance Technician Mechanical 1st Class
Maitland, Ontario
6d ago


Company Description :

INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon applications. We deliver exceptional value for our customers through market insights, technological innovations and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks.

Maitland site produces DYTEK®A amine, a chemical intermediate used globally in products such as polyamide plastics, fibers, adhesives, curing agents, polyurethanes, vitamins, pharmaceuticals and epoxy resins.

Maitland Site also operates Cogeneration Units, a Hydrogen Plant and Utilities operation.

INVISTA Canada's chemical manufacturing site located in Maitland, Ontario has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician.

Job Description and Responsibilities :

  • Troubleshoot and repair piping, steam traps, tracing and tubing
  • Support and assist Millwright work such as process pump and compressor repair and installation
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and seek ways to improve workflow and reduce costs
  • Working from heights and ability to safely lift 25kg
  • Mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity, mathematical skills, ability to read and understand complex instructions and an ability to do exacting work
  • Physical condition and health compatible with duties of industrial trades
  • Work experience that demonstrates a high value for safety, consistent with a team environment
  • Willingness to work within a unionized chemical plant environment
  • Required Qualifications :

  • Current Certificate of Qualification in either Steamfitter, Pipefitter or Plumber.
  • Must be proficient in Pipefitting / Steamfitting
  • Able to lay out, assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings and related heat exchanger equipment according to specification
  • Strong personal commitment to work safely with a demonstrated ability to adhere to standard practices and procedures
  • A demonstrated ability to take initiative, work effectively with others, have high expectations, and follow through on tasks with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated self-motivation to resolve problems and uses available discretionary time to complete value adding work
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and teach others. Take on increasing levels of responsibilities.
  • Experience Preferred :

  • Preference will be given to an individual who has experience with the following skills :
  • Ability to read, sketch and interpret welding blueprints, drawings and specifications
  • Fabrication / repair of ASME B31.1, 31.3 piping
  • Repair of ASME Section VIII pressure vessels and ASME Section I Boilers
  • Fabrication and repair of structural steel to CSA Std. W59
  • Welding of carbon steel, stainless steel and other alloy materials
  • Compensation Benefits

  • $37.10 / hr
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Optional pension enhancements
  • Performance bonus program
  • Additional vacation purchase program
  • Additional floating holidays
  • Education Assistance Program for job related training
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (with or without reasonable accommodations) :

    The ability to wear personal protective equipment such as : Steel-toed shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses, face shields, gloves, hard hats, and other protective equipment as may be required in the operating areas

    How to apply :

    Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume in English along with a covering letter to

    Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check

    If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted

    We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of

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