Electrician

Location
Kitchener (Headoffice)

Selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies since 2005, Conestoga Cold Storage operates five fully-automated cold storage warehouses across Canada providing an excellent distribution network throughout Canada and the U.S. Conestoga Cold Storage is focused on providing exceptional customer service through a dedicated and highly motivated workforce. We are currently seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician/Automation Technician to service and maintain complex electrical equipment, automated robotic systems and industrial refrigeration equipment.

Job Title: Industrial Electrician/Automation Technician Location: Kitchener Job Type: Full Time Shift: Rotating Shifts

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Install, test, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices, and equipment. • Install, test, maintain, troubleshoot and repair proprietary automation & robotic equipment. • Assist in the install, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of mechanical systems including large industrial refrigeration systems. • Maintain and operate industrial power generation equipment • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, electrical code specifications and schematics in order to effectively troubleshoot, maintain and repair equipment. • Perform preventative maintenance through inspection of electrical systems, equipment and components. • Direct and train other workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures including automation and robotic equipment • Install or rework data, communication and security & life safety systems. • To adhere to Preventative Maintenance Plan schedule • Work on other electrical projects as required.

Qualifications & Skills Required: • Proof of Electrician Apprenticeship and provincial certification (309A or 442A) • Understanding of AC and DC frequency drives. • Working knowledge of PLC’s (Allen Bradley) • Working knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Code. • Three (3) to five (5) years experience in the electrical field. • Refrigeration experience would be an asset. • Be willing to travel other facilities as required. • Have a working knowledge of data/comm. and security wiring and systems.

Someone who is a self-starter, responsible, ambitious and dedicated will excel in this role. We offer job security, a competitive benefit package and matched pension contributions for full time employees. Please email your resumes to resumes@coldstorage.com. When submitting your resume please clearly identify which position you are applying for. While we welcome all applications, we are only able to contact those candidates who have been selected for an interview.


This is a great opportunity for candidates with a proven reliable track record.

While we welcome all applications, we are only able to contact those candidates who have been selected for an interview.