Maintenance Technician (Unity, SK)

Unity, SK
Job Type:
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
Grain Handling and Crop Inputs


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for assigning, coordinating, and participating in the day-to-day maintenance activities of various assets, while ensuring the provision of safe, timely and efficient service.

  • Plans, lays-out and participates in work activities to complete safety and regulatory inspections, agri-service equipment maintenance, material bulk handling equipment maintenance, facility repair and preventative maintenance programs, ensuring a high standard of workmanship and acceptable standards of production and safety.
  • Orders material, checks pre-ordered material and makes local purchases. Participates in work site business planning meetings as required with local operations employees. Responsible for coordinating local contractor services. Assists maintenance staff to expedite other projects as required.
  • Identifies safety training requirements, explains safe work practices to be employed in various work assignments and ensures safe working practices are followed by internal and external personnel on the work site.
  • Compiles accurate, timely and legible administrative documents including time certificates, job completion reports, pre-maintenance records, purchase orders and expense accounts, through the use of a computer.
  • Ensures company equipment and material receives proper care custody, maintenance and usage.
  • Responsible for coordinating local contractor services.
  • Actively participates in team meetings.
  • Identifies implements and communicates management and operational "best practices" to colleagues within the branch, division and inter-divisional partners/customers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Four (4) years progressive experience in elevator maintenance and repairs, three (3) years of which have been as a Maintenance Worker, including the performance of "lead hand" supervisory duties.


Grade XII or equivalent. Level II certificate in Industrial Mechanic/ Millwright trade with preference given to Journeyed status individuals. Minimum of three (3) technical training courses, or the commitment to obtain training within a specified time frame.


Class 5 drivers license with ability to obtain Class 1 license. Experience in reading building plans and blueprints. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the functions of the job. The employee in this position must own the required set of quality hand tools to carry out assigned work activities.


Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities. 


Interested candidates should click on the Apply icon below to upload their resume and cover letter before May 13, 2013.