Maintenance Technician II Mississauga 2160078

Mississauga, ON

As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of uniforms and facility services products, or company has grown to become one of the largest companies in the garment services industry. 

We are recognized on the Forbes “Platinum 400 - Best Big Companies” List. With over 14,000 employee Team Partners and more than 250 facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, you are never just a number when you work for our company.  What sets us apart from all other companies is that we still function as a family run business. When you work for our company, your family!

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician II for afternoon shifts from 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Job Summary:

  • Repair, maintain, install, and troubleshoot industrial equipment, systems, and components, including but not limited to large capacity washers and dryers, pneumatic and steam systems, conveyor systems, and boilers.
  • Assist with managing and executing preventive/predictive maintenance, resolving safety concerns, and maintaining an industrial laundry facility.
  • Perform indoor and outdoor facility and equipment repair.
  • Performs maintenance tasks in accordance with all Company safety policies and approved maintenance procedures.

Job Detail:

  1. Equipment and Facility Maintenance
      • Ensures safe operation of machinery, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment
      • Uses common tools including but not limited to hand and power tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills and wrenches, precision measuring instruments, and electrical and electronic testing
      • Troubleshoots sources of equipment problems by observing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment and component devices in the operation; uses precision measuring and testing
      • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power
      • Executes changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting parts using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring
      • Adjusts functional parts of devices and controls instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straight
      • Assists other maintenance personnel with emergency and non-emergency
      • Performs various welding activities including MIG, TIG, ARC, cutting, and
      • Troubleshoots and repairs Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and associated Control systems
    1. Prevent Maintenance
    • Performs boiler chemical testing; records result in logbooks; and makes necessary chemistry adjustments
    • Performs daily and weekly safety checks on boilers and makes necessary repairs
    • Performs wastewater pre-treatment system testing; record results in logbooks; and makes necessary chemistry adjustments
    • Records and analyzes meter readings of utilities in logs and takes corrective actions where appropriate
    • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of location equipment per work procedures or technical manual
    • Inspects motors and belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, and performs other maintenance actions while following maintenance records
    1. Safety
    • Performs daily and weekly location and systems safety checks and follows up to address concerns
    • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures and regulations.
    • Performs Lockout/Tagout procedures where appropriate
    • Performs confined Space procedures where appropriate.
    1. Administration
    • Utilizes a Computerized Maintenance Management
    • Prepares maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    • Maintains current maintenance records including but not limited to:
      • Preventive maintenance logs on all equipment and systems
      • Equipment failure, problems, parts used, and steps taken to make repairs
      • Shift change logs
      • Utilities usage logs
    • Assists in maintaining and updating a repair parts list and equipment contact vendor list
    • Maintains an action list (including non-maintenance related items) prepared by the Maintenance Supervisor and approved by the Production Manager
    1. Negotiation
    • Assists with identifying and evaluating outside service companies that may be more cost effective to work on certain projects
    1. Inventory Control
    • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
    • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies by monitoring and replenishing appropriate inventory.
    1. Personal Development
    • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and establishing professional networks, and attending job-required training.
    1. General Duties
    • Anticipates maintenance issues and takes corrective action to reduce or eliminate downtime.
    • Communicates with Management if there are any issues that may result in downtime for the operation
    • Responds to emergency alarms
    • Provides maintenance information to appropriate partners
    • Assists other maintenance personnel with emergency and non-emergency repairs
    • Executes assignments on an action list (including non-maintenance related items) prepared by the Maintenance Supervisor and approved by the Production Manager
    • Mentors Maintenance Technician Level I, Maintenance Utility, Maintenance Custodian Technician, and Maintenance Trainee staff members.

    Performs all other duties as assigned by location management.


    Equipment Maintenance Knowledge – Minimum of 1-year work experience repairing industrial processing equipment in an industrial environment required. Applicable military experience will be considered.

    • Ability to read blueprints and schematics required.
    • Ability to read and understand maintenance literature printed in English required. Basic computer and Microsoft office skills required.
    • Experience using Hand & Power tools required. Lockout/Tagout experience required.
    • Prior welding experience including MIG, TIG, ARC, cutting, and brazing preferred
    • Experience with formalized safety programs preferred.
    • Prior experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System preferred.
    • HVAC experience preferred
    • Boiler knowledge preferred
    1. Competencies:
    • Prioritization - Prioritizes multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizes time constraints and adjusts work schedule and priorities to address them; manages time wisely to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity
    • Problem Analysis - Anticipates or recognizes the existence of problems; identifies the true nature of problems by assessing component parts; accurately determines the underlying causes of problems and identifies appropriate information to gather to help solve them
    • Critical Thinking - Uses inductive and deductive reasoning to formulate general rules or principles and applies them to work; identifies flaws in logical reasoning; understands complex conceptual relationships; accurately detects underlying themes or patterns in data.
    • Negotiation - Persuasively articulates own position, carefully listens to others’ positions, and tailors’ negotiation tactics to bring all parties together and reach desired outcomes; strikes a balance between being firm and being willing to compromise resulting in outcomes that enhance group or organizational effectiveness; demonstrates fairness and searching for win-win solutions throughout the negotiation process.

    Disclaimer Statement: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or working conditions associated with a particular job. It is intended to be only a general description of the principal requirements common to positions of this type.


    High school diploma or GED required. Two-year technical degree in an appropriate background preferred.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Driving ability 18 years of age
    • Valid non-commercial driver’s licence
    • Safe driving record

    We offer a fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact

    • RRSP with Company match
    • Long-term Disability
    • Vacation
    • Sick time
    • Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Referral Program

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume today!


    UniFirst Canada Ltd.

    UniFirst Canada Ltd.

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