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General Motors Canada

This is a Contract position in St Catharines, ON posted February 2, 2021.

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us 

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

At GM Canada, you will find go-getters, people that dream big and go the extra mile to uncover the next ground breaking idea. From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants, developing new vehicles and self-driving technologies, and creating new marketing programs – we are determined to change the future of mobility. 

We are looking for individuals who are striving to make a difference and who want to join one of the world’s most iconic companies. With over 100 years of rich history in Canada, help us redefine what the next 100 years should look like. Innovation Lives Here – and so should you!

The Opportunity

We are looking for experienced Electricians to join our St Catharines Propulsion Facility.

What You Will Do

  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records (MAXIMO)
  • Troubleshoot machine components including cylinders, pumps, motors, spindles, fixtures, slides, valves, and gears.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications.
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic and lighting fixtures and other electrical components as needed.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Support and maintain department lean manufacturing initiatives

Additional Job Description

Required Skills and Experience:    

·         Ontario Industrial Electrician License Red Seal #442A preferred however consideration given to Red Seal #309A

·         Minimum grade 12 or equivalent

·         Graduate of mechanical and/or industrial technology from an accredited college preferred

·         Three to five years hands on experience in machining environment; experience with CNC machines a definite asset

·         Working knowledge of servomotors, and controllers

·         Robotic programming and troubleshooting experience, preferably ABB, FANUC

·         PLC program troubleshooting experience including Allen Bradley, Indramat, Siemens

·         Familiarity with lockout policies and electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems

·         Working knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act

What Else You Need To Know:

·         We are a Unifor-represented workplace 

·         We offer competitive wage rates, pensions and benefits 

·         You will be required to work Monday-Friday on a weekly three shift rotation and may be required to work Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The position requires you to work overtime as needed 

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. 

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.