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Job Title:  Superintendent Maintenance, Shift


Saint-Laurent, QC, CA

Other Location(s):  Montréal
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  Bilingual Imperative (BBBB)
Job ID:  165539
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 165539   
Business Function: Plant Operations   
Primary City: Saint-Laurent  
Other Location(s):Montréal  
Province: Quebec  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Permanent  
Language Requirement: Bilingual Imperative (BBBB)  
Employee Class and Level: OP 02  
Number of Vacancies: 1   
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 04/05/2023


All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.

Job Description


The Superintendent Maintenance, Shift leads a team of maintenance technicians and specialists accountable for maintaining mail handling and processing equipment in optimal condition and operating to approved standards to meet operational and legislated requirements.  Ensures that preventative maintenance programs are executed in accordance with maintenance plans, schedules and standards. Oversees the execution of corrective maintenance, breakdown maintenance and overhauls.  Promotes and maintains a safe working environment ensures quality of work through direct observation and follow-up. Performs scheduling functions in the absence of a Superintendent Maintenance, Scheduling.

Job Responsibilities


Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Superintendent Maintenance, Shift:


1.    Coordinates the implementation of all maintenance programs for mail processing and handling equipment so that the equipment meets set performance standards (KPI) and legislated requirements.


2.    Achieves optimum equipment performance through the execution of preventative maintenance programs to meet maintenance plans, schedules, and standards. 


3.    Liaises with the Superintendent Maintenance, Scheduling in order to make adjustments to the schedule, and provide feedback regarding work completed/not completed. Performs scheduling and planning (corrective work) duties as required.


4.    Oversees the execution of corrective and breakdown maintenance activities to ensure they are carried out safely, correctly, and efficiently in order to maximize equipment availability. 


5.    Promotes and maintains a safe working environment by providing appropriate training, documentation, personal protective equipment, tools, and established procedures. Ensures safety is at the forefront of all work practices and encourages ideas and initiative among team members.


6.    Assigns qualified employees to effectively execute programs and repairs. Carries out the full range of staff management functions at the first management level.


7.    Ensures that labour and material resources are adequate to execute maintenance programs and repairs; provides up to date technical reference material for the use of plant maintenance staff.

Job Responsibilities (continued)


8.    Ensures that work orders, logs and other documentation are complete, accurate and submitted as per policy. 


9.    Provides technical support to implement and monitor approved projects.


10.    Manages maintenance and support contracts with external contractors.


11.    Interfaces between Canada Post Corporation (CPC) and facilities management. In some locations manages contracted building services.


12.    Keeps abreast of new technologies, maintenance, and management practices through job related training.


13.    Ensures, through succession planning and training, a continuing development of competent staff. 




•    High School diploma or provincial equivalent (GED) (Equivalent experience, may be accepted in lieu of a High School diploma).




•    A post-secondary degree or diploma in any of the following areas: mechanical, electrical or electronics or any related discipline AND a minimum of 2 years’ experience managing a team preferably within a unionized environment OR

•    Minimum of 5 years of concurrent and recent experience coaching, mentoring and/or supervising employees or contractors within an industrial maintenance setting AND

•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., understand the major features of each software application)




•    Red Seal designation (Millwright or Industrial Electrician) or designation as PEng, EIT, or CET

•    Experience within industries heavily dependent on rotating equipment or conveyor systems to move materials or packages

•    Working knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to Lock out Tag Out procedures (CSA Z460-13 "Control of Hazardous Energy - Lockout and Other Methods) and Working at Heights (Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/86-304, Sections 12.01 to 12.09)

•    Experience with CMMS asset management systems (MAXIMO as a preference)

Other Information

Work schedule

Evening shift : 2:00pm to 10:00pm



Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.



Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.


Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Leadership Behaviours
Decision Making 
– A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds themselves and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.


Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.

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