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Electrical Maintenance Technician – Evening Shift

Location: Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0037966
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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At Hitachi Energy, our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

General Information:

The Transformers business line is a global technology leader and the world's largest supplier of transformers. We are pioneers in digital transformer technologies, working at the frontier of renewable energy and ultra-high voltage AC and DC applications.

Job Details:

  • Permanent full-time position.

  • Salary of $36.49/hr plus evening bonuses of $0.80/hr.

  • Evening schedule from 3:15pm to 11:30pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Daytime training with the maintenance team.


  • Full group insurance (medical, dental, life and disability), 100% employer-paid and access to telemedicine services.

  • Pension plan with attractive employer contribution.

  • 24/7 employee and family assistance program.

  • Fitness program.

  • Employer-provided work clothing.

  • Dynamic social club (voluntary contribution).

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent will be part of the maintenance team ensuring the smooth running of a manufacturing plant's facilities in a unionized environment where worker safety is the priority.


  • Repair production equipment, including troubleshooting electrical, electronic, computer and mechanical controls.

  • Perform equipment maintenance according to the schedule established in our GMAO and production availability.

  • Support the maintenance of the equipment preventive maintenance program in accordance with manufacturers' standards to ensure optimum availability.

  • Maintain equipment files, drawings, and technical data.

  • Participate in project development and planning.

  • Carry out installation and/or wiring work on projects.

  • Make minor modifications to PLCs (Allen Bradley, Omron) and operator interfaces (HMI) as required.

  • Take charge of subcontracting for preventive maintenance and repairs.

  • Operate, as required, in the quality control test environment.

  • Carry out work and other related tasks as instructed by supervisory staff, in compliance with OHS and environmental standards.


  • Professional Studies diploma (DEP) in electromechanical or industrial mechanical.

  • Minimum of one year of experience in a similar position

  • Any other combination of training and experience deemed relevant

  • Good knowledge of electrical components and their functions in manufacturing equipment (motors, drives, plc, contactors, relays)

  • Knowledge of electrical standards and factory safety rules

  • Knowledge of RS Logix 5000 and/or CX-Programmer an asset

  • May be required to qualify for a proficiency test in electrical control (diagnostic) to become permanent

  • Intermediate English and French

Ideal candidate:

  • Work independently

  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team, have a collaborative spirit and strong priority management skills

  • OHS oriented

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries. In fiscal year 2020 we generated business volumes of around $10 billion USD as reported by Hitachi.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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