Job Details - Industrial Maintenance Person

Industrial Maintenance Person

Trans Atlantic Preforms Ltd.

Full-Time Permanent

Weekdays Weekends Evenings Nights


Job Description

The Role

Industrial Maintenance Electrician and/or Millwright – Full-time, permanent position with benefits

This is a full-time on call position that may require evening work and possible weekends only when absolutely necessary.

What You’ll be Working on

  • Maintenance and repair of plant equipment
  • Installation and commissioning of new plant equipment, including working with onsite contractors
  • Completion of preventative and predictive maintenance inspections and electrical and/or mechanical repairs for all equipment within area of responsibility
  • Performance of all assigned duties including changeovers of production line equipment in a safe and productive manner
  • Daily Interaction with computerized maintenance and parts programs
  • Management of emergency breakdowns
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions for repairs and adjustments
  • Support in root cause and prevention of future downtime events
  • Collaboratively work with operators and other employees to reduce downtime, safety and quality risks
  • Effectively communicate for shift crossovers, work order feedback, and activity coordination between other team members
  • Keep work area orderly and clean
  • Welding, cutting, fabricating where applicable
  • Other tasks as directed
  • Work in a safe manner always
  • Work effectively within the team environment
  • Comply with GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES, safety and audit standards

The Company

Trans Atlantic Preforms Limited is an independently owned Injection molding facility operating 24-7. The company has been operating in Cape Breton for over 30-years, and together with its sister company Cape Breton Beverages Limited employs over 100-people in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. We produce Polyethylene (PET) plastic preforms for the soft drink, water, alcohol and various food product industries. TAPL products are shipped throughout North America.

Trans Atlantic Preforms is committed to continuous improvement, building a diverse and inclusive work environment, and continuing to be active supporters of the community where we live and work. We know that our people are critical to our success and we strive to be a company that people are proud to work for so that we can continue to employ Cape Breton families and continue to be active supporters of the local Cape Breton community for another 30+ years.


Who is a good fit for the team:

  • The ideal candidate will have Electrical / Mechanical education with at least 3-5 years of experience in maintenance in an Industrial manufacturing environment
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)·
  • Knowledge of machine control systems, safety control systems and how-to troubleshoot them
  • Able to weld, in a safe, productive setting
  • Able to safely operate a forklift
  • Able to read and understand layout drawings and machine parts manuals
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Must be able to push/pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform frequent standing, bending, twisting, crawling, kneeling, squatting, climbing, reaching and grasping
  • Must be on call and able to work evening and weekends if required
  • Must possess above average troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve issues in a diverse, fast paced environment
  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Provide regular, reliable, and predictable attendance
  • Possess positive/can-do attitude
  • Possess good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

What you Can Expect from Us

  • Compensation that is competitive with the market plus additional benefits including medical and defined contribution pension matching.
  • Friendly, team-orientated, and respectful workplace.
  • Being part of a company that is committed to staying in Cape Breton and continuing to be an active supporter of the Cape Breton community.

Expected start date: asap

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

To apply send Cover Letter and Resume to 


Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Job Information
Trans Atlantic Preforms Ltd.
NOC Code
Industrial electricians (7242)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
Pay Rate
To be Determined (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Elementary (CLB 4)
Posted on
April 6th 2021
May 6th 2021