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Job Title:  Maintenance Helper/Cleaner


Scarborough, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  163647
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 163647 
Business Function: Trades and Technical 
Primary City: Scarborough 
Other Location(s): 
Province: Ont. - GTA 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Permanent 
Language Requirement: English Essential 
Number of Vacancies 16 
Salary: $26.68

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


Performs preventive maintenance routines and assists tradesmen and technicians in the repair and adjustments of a variety of National and Non-National equipment and system.


Job Responsibilities


•    Performs preventive maintenance routines on National and Non-National equipment and systems, mobile and stationary, in a mechanized mail processing plant or other designated postal facility, in accordance with established preventive maintenance specifications.  P.M. routines include: Inspecting, cleaning, lubricating.


•    Assists tradesmen and technicians in the performance of preventive maintenance tasks, repairs and adjustments to all types of equipment and structures.


•    Makes minor adjustments and repairs consistent with his experience and competence; replaces belts and springs.


•    Uses a variety of hand and power tools, vacuum cleaners, air hoses and supplies such as oil, greases, solvents, cleaners, etc.


•    Reports observed equipment defects wear or damage requiring major repairs or correction; initiates work orders when necessary.


•    Conducts mail searches in mail processing equipment and systems, clears mail jams or blockages and resets electrical controls that have been ripped.


•    Obtains required replacement parts, tools and materials form maintenance stores and in the absence of the storesman, retrieves items used in support of maintenance duties, as required.



Job Responsibilities (continued)


•    Observes established safety practices and requirements pertaining to the type of work involved.


•    Maintains documentation relative to the work performed and in support of the Maintenance information system.


•    Performs area assurance duties.


•    Maintenance of battery charger and batteries as required.


•    Performs battery charging and changing tasks as required.


•    Performs other job-related tasks in support of primary duties.






•    Completion of at least 2 years of secondary school.




•    Experience in performing preventive maintenance routines such as inspecting, cleaning and lubrication off equipment.



Knowledge of:

•    Knowledge of safe work practices in a maintenance environment.

•    Knowledge of the work methods and procedures used in performing equipment maintenance.

•    Knowledge of the use and care of hand and power tools and maintenance supplies




Physical Abilities:


Must be able to safely lift items that weigh less than 22.7 kilograms (50 pounds) in lifting heavy equipment and tools and perform maintenance routines under a variety of conditions including cramped spaces, heights and other awkward positions.



Skills & Abilities:

•    Ability to use various tools and materials required for the work.

•    Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

•    Ability to read simple drawings and instructions.

•    Ability to keep appropriate computerized and manual Maintenance records.


• Operate a computer and use programs such as Windows, MS Office.

• Recommend changes in prevention maintenance procedures and practices.

• Educate other personnel on safe and effective operating procedures for the equipment/systems in use.



Other Information


You will be required to pass a pre-employment test and an interview. 
Some travel maybe required.


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.


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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