Millwright Apprentice
Emterra Group Inc
Coquitlam, British Columbia
13h ago

Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada.

Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products.

From tire recycling to liquid waste we turn waste into resources.

This position works in conjunction with the Plant Supervisor to support activities to maximize daily production (up-time), minimize unprocessed inventory and ensure that plant, office and facility equipment is properly maintained through regular preventative maintenance.

This position plays an integral role in plant and equipment operations and special projects.

What will you do?

  • Participate in special projects as assigned by the Supervisor;
  • Be knowledgeable and practice safe procedures with respect to LOTO, fall arrest, hot work permits and confined space;
  • Always wear the appropriate PPE;
  • Be aware and alert of all plant moving equipment, belts, bearings, conveyors and take preventative measures to minimize plant downtime;
  • Perform different jobs as assigned by supervisor or Manager;
  • Assist in the design, implement and monitor preventative maintenance programs for all plant, facility and rolling stock (loaders, bobcats, lift trucks and scissor lifts) and ensure that they are consistent with manufacturer’s and supplier’s maintenance manuals;
  • Implement daily, weekly and monthly checklists in order to ensure adherence to preventative maintenance programs;
  • Plans and adheres to work schedule consistent with the needs of the plant, special projects and preventative maintenance programs;
  • Maintain proper log books of all maintenance activities;
  • Assist in Managing inventory levels of critical replacement parts (internally & externally) in the most cost effective and efficient manner;
  • Participate in Health & Safety initiatives of the plant;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management;
  • Working hours : 8-10 hour shift rotations and weekends / holidays as required.
  • What will you bring?

  • At least 1 year experience as a helper / apprentice is an asset;
  • Must have excellent welding and fabrication skills;
  • Technical expertise with hydraulics, pumps, motors, conveyors, shaft alignment, pulleys, belts and bearings and the ability to troubleshoot / diagnose failures of same;
  • Excellent communication in both verbal and written;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • What do we offer?

  • Competitive base hourly rate and a comprehensive Group Insurance Plan;
  • A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth;
  • As part of a small team, ongoing support and resources to ensure your success in this role;
  • Training & Development opportunities supplemented with a Tuition Reimbursement Program;
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change.
  • No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

    Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada.

    Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products.

    From tire recycling to liquid waste we turn waste into resources.

    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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