Maintenance Technician


Victoria, BC, CA

On-site or Remote:  Onsite
REQ ID:  44835


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.


Shift: 8-hour 2nd shift

Wage: $44.34/hr + $0.75/hr shift premium

Kennametal, a Global company with approximately 10,000 employees worldwide, focuses on Energy, Mining, Aerospace, and Machine Tool Technologies. We have a cutting-edge manufacturing plant in beautiful Victoria BC. Our team is world recognized for making core drill components for NASA’s Perseverance Rover on planet Mars.


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and repair of plant equipment, including electronic components.
  • Troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
  • Machining of parts required by maintenance department.
  • Preventive maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • After a familiarization period on first shift, the successful candidate may be required to work other shifts, including Saturdays.


Basic qualifications for maintenance technician:

Applicants will be considered based on but not limited to, the following criteria:


  • A Journeyman Certificate of IP Qualification in the trade of Industrial Mechanic/Millwright (Canadian recognized). Red Seal certification preferred. OR A diploma in Electronics Technology.
  • Have good communications skills in English and good inter-personal skills and initiative.
  • Have good organization and team skills, be self-motivated and able to work under limited supervision.
  • Be in good health and able to perform lifting duties when required.
  • Have a good attendance record.
  • The successful candidate may eventually be required to pursue training in a complementary field to become a multi-skilled maintenance person.
  • The successful candidate may be asked to work on Saturdays, and all shifts. 
  • The successful applicant will be expected to progress to higher skill levels in a reasonable period of time.



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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