The successful candidate(s) will possess a mechanical or electrical maintenance background with solid academic credentials, such as BC Trades Qualification Certificate (BCTQ) or other recognized equivalent provincial trades or technical certification.
Demonstrating superior mechanical aptitude and multi-tasking abilities, the successful candidate(s) will have experience with preventative maintenance principles and systems, and an understanding of materials handling equipment in an automated and computerized environment. This includes the ability to read, understand, and interpret mechanical and hydraulic drawings and a familiarity with PM software applications. As this position will also involve exposure to and work in operations, the successful candidate(s) will possess operational experience in an industrial setting.
Finally, and most critically, the successful candidate(s) must be capable of demonstrating supervisory skills and have the ability to motivate and direct crews under their immediate supervision in a safe and efficient manner. The successful candidate(s) will have a strong awareness and demonstrate proficiency with safe work practices. The candidate(s) will also demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with other foremen and management.
All applicants will undergo interviews and appropriate testing to determine suitability for the position. The successful candidate(s) will be required as a condition of employment to undergo a Company-sponsored medical examination. The position is at a bulk handling terminal which potentially operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, requiring candidate(s) to work shift work. Earnings are based on hours worked but would be estimated at $140,000–$180,000 per year.
Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with Pacific Coast Terminals, please contact Carol Robinson at 604.998.4032 or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to [email protected]. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.