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Maintenance Technician I - UniFirst Canada

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Woodstock, Ontario; London, Ontario

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Our Team is Kind of a Big Deal!

UniFirst Canada is seeking a reliable and hardworking Maintenance Tech I to join our UniFirst team. As a Team Partner in the Maintenance Department, you will   handle repairs, maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of industrial equipment, systems, and components.  At UniFirst we have a standard Monday - Friday work week with periodic night and weekend overtime! We have an immediate opening and provide on the job training.

What’s in it for you?
Our Team Partners receive quality skills training designed to enhance their performance and assist them with their career potential and advancement.

Career Growth:
You may quickly find yourself on the fast-track to success. We are a rapidly growing company offering significant avenues for personal development and growth.
Our family culture is what makes UniFirst Canada an organization that stands out from the rest.

At UniFirst Canada, you'll find an environment packed with different cultures, personalities, and backgrounds because we believe it takes many kinds of people to make us successful.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Utilize hand/power tools, precision measurement tools, and electronic testing devices.
  • Ensure safe operation of machinery, mechanical electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and components.
  • Follow blueprints, schematics, operation manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications.
  • Troubleshoot sources of equipment problems through observation and use of precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Perform boiler chemical and wastewater pre-treatment system testing, record results in logbooks / computer systems and make necessary chemical adjustments as required
  • Perform daily and weekly safety checks on boilers and make necessary repairs as required.
  • Record and analyze meter readings of utilities in long and take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Perform daily and weekly location/system safety checks and follow up to address concerns.
  • Inspect motor, belts, fluid levels, replace filters and perform other maintenance actions in accordance with maintenance procedures.
  • Inspect, clean and lubricate shafts, bearings gears and other equipment parts in accordance with work procedures and technical manual.
  • Utilize a Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership.


What we’re looking for:

  • High school and/or GED is preferred.
  • Two-year technical degree in an appropriate background is preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record are required.
  • Knowledgeable in maintenance equipment.
  • Minimum of 6 months’ work experience repairing industrial processing equipment in a production environment is required. Applicable military experience will be considered.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics is required.
  • Ability to read and understand maintenance literature printed in English is required.
  • Basic computer and Microsoft Office skills is required.
  • Lockout / Tagout experience is required
  • Ability to work overtime as needed is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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