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Maintenance Electrician (442A)


Belleville, ON, CA

REQ ID:  40519

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Maintenance Electrician

Pay: $35.52

Unionized Facility 

Rotating Shift: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm; Monday - Thursday, 4:00pm - 2:00am.

Ability to work all shifts


Job Overview:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Electrician is a full-time position, responsible for installing, inspecting, adjusting, and repairing equipment while following safety rules and regulations. You will be required to maintain equipment to the required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures. You work as part of a team but will routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of workmanship and safety while performing your duties.



  • Adhering to all workplace safety policies, LOTO procedures, compliances, and regulations
  • Reading diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair industrial, electrical, and electronic control systems and other related devices
  • Ensuring safety devices are functioning properly after completing repairs modifications or installations
  • Assist in the inspection, testing, adjusting, and evaluation of new systems and ensure they conform to company and industry standards
  • Execute preventative maintenance activities including troubleshooting and repairs to all production equipment and systems in a timely manner
  • Utilize the computerized maintenance management system for processing work orders, PMs and updating the equipment databases
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Support local and corporate objectives including health & safety, productivity, continuous improvement, innovation, quality, waste, and 5S



  • Post-secondary education in an electrical, electronic, or instrumentation program with 442A Electrical Certification
  • Minimum 3 years of experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of CNC equipment is an asset
  • Proven experience with Allen Bradley PLCs, Siemens/Moore DCS, AC, and DC drive systems
  • Ability to operate specialized vehicles such as forklifts, scissor lifts, man lifts, etc.
  • Physically fit and able to lift 33lbs, negotiate inclines, stairs, ladders, and scaffolding. Able to perform physically demanding activities while in both indoor and outdoor environments. The job requires bending, kneeling, crawling, standing, working from heights, and in confined spaces for extended periods of time.
  • Willing to work extended hours when required including nights, weekends, on-call, and holidays
  • Willingness to cross-train in another trade
  • Must enroll in the Canadian Controlled Goods Program



  • Benefits include Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Plus 3 floating Holidays
  • 80 hours of PTO
  • Pension Plan

Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

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