Maintenance Technician

Shift: Night shift (Core hours 10pm-5am), flexibility with start and end time.

working every other weekend, and 4 days off the other weekend


Gap Inc. is a leading international specialty retailer offering clothing, accessories and personal care products for men, women, children and babies under the GAP, Banana Republic and Old Navy brand names.


The Canada Campus is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance Technician. This position will primarily be based at BDC with flexible hours to provide backfill coverage due to vacations, travel, and other shift requirements. Travel to CFC for shift support required on an occasional basis.

Position will require flexibility in both working hours and job duties.In order for applications to be considered, employees must meet the requirements as noted below.Please read the entire posting before applying to ensure that you understand the opportunities available and the necessary job requirements.

The successful candidate must master all functions in maintenance in terms of technical skills and have displayed the abilities necessary to become a team leader in the absence of management. Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical or electrical problems, and able to make sound decisions to effectively eliminate downtime.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the facility and all equipment within the facility. Timely and through completion of equipment preventive maintenance (PM) will be a daily requirement. These PMs include but are not limited to repair of forklifts, conveyors, associated material handling equipment and electrical equipment as well as general maintenance of the DC. The Maintenance Technician must promptly identify and troubleshoot equipment and facility problems to eliminate root cause.Familiarity with distribution center technology and process flow is an asset. Safely operate warehouse equipment and machinery. Perform major equipment repairs using a variety of tools and available resources.Provide technical training to colleagues. Work within safety guidelines and policies of Gap and the Maintenance department at all times.


ØAccountability for compliance to all safety guidelines and departmental procedures

ØDetect / identify safety hazards and plan/organize smart solutions

ØDevelop project plans, organize and/or lead projects

ØProvide departmental training and mentoring as needed

ØAbility to work independently, lead or work as part of a team

ØPerform mechanical and electrical service ranging from basic to advanced repairs on all equipment

ØApply advanced conveyor knowledge and skills

ØDemonstrate familiarity with and/or experience with Building Management Systems

ØAbility to learn and use a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)

ØTrack parts usage and maintain stock of spare parts

ØPerform PM's, repairs and overhauls on all associated mechanical & electrical equipment.Identify damaged or defective equipment and repair in a timely manner

ØPerform equipment diagnostics/repairs of motor control systems, forklifts, scanners, and Building Systems

ØDesign, oversee, and assist in the installation of electrical circuits as per applicable codes

ØDemonstrate proficiency in the operation and utilization of various Test & Metering equipment

ØAbility to develop and utilize PLC Logic for troubleshooting/ modifications

ØAbility to gain forklift/boom/scissor lifts certification

ØObtain and maintain a PIV (powered industrial vehicle) license to operate all PIV equipment associated within the DC

ØMaintain expected level of cleanliness in all assigned work areas.

ØWillingness to work any and all shifts, including weekends and overtime

ØOn Target performance of tasks listed and other duties as assigned



ØMust be knowledgeable about all types of belting and be able to make any necessary repairs to belts and associated equipment

ØExperienced with troubleshooting conveyor sensors, drives, and control logic


ØPower Distribution

ØFunctional knowledge of 600, 480, 220, and 110 electrical powers and low voltage systems

ØMust have proven electrical experience in medium to low voltage distribution equipment

ØMust have proven ability to troubleshoot and install all electrical equipment

ØMust be able to read and troubleshoot from as built drawings and electrical schematics

ØMust be able to effectively analyze and rebuild all types of motors


ØMust have experience with programming and troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC control. Must be able to size all electrical equipment

ØDrive Maintenance

ØMust be proficient at troubleshooting and analysis of various types of reducers. Must be able to rebuild reducers effectively.


ØAny required. Sweating pipe, black iron pipe, sizing pipe.


ØMust be proficient at maintaining and troubleshooting all HVAC equipment in the facility.


ØProficiency with MIG welding an asset

ØAbility to develop and/or perform welding and fabrication.Knowledge of ARC, MIG and gas welding.Able to perform fabrication from drawings




Ø Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Ø Interpersonal:

Ø Promoting teamwork

Ø Customer focus

Ø Flexibility

Ø Provide feedback

Ø Technical:

Ø Moderate to Advanced mechanical and electrical aptitude – proven skills through formal and informal training, as well as experience. Technical certifications preferred.

Ø 3 to 5 years of practical experience as a maintenance electrician/mechanic or equivalent

Ø Software:

Ø Demonstrated experience of Allan Bradley PLCs

Ø Prior experience with use of CMMS (Maintenance Connection an asset)

Ø Business:

Ø Time Management

Ø Utilize standard office software programs

Ø Ability to manage multiple priorities

Ø Effective written and oral communication skills

Ø Minimum education level:

Ø Technical training/qualifications in maintenance/electrical discipline

Ø Electrician and/or Millwright certification an asset

Ø High school diploma or equivalent

Ø Must have a valid driver's license

Ø Physical Requirements:

Ø Must present professional demeanor and appearance at all times

Ø Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Ø Maintain open communication channels with the DC Management, work closely with local vendors and contractors to support company projects

Ø Can be called upon to work on any maintenance repair or project, or be used on any type work needed when working as a team participant.


Ø Must be able to perform the essential job functions of that department.

Ø Must be a full-time Gap Inc. associate

Ø No corrective action in an active current ineligibility period (Written = 3 months; Final = 6 months)

Ø Met the performance standard on most recent performance review

Ø Six (6) months in current role (exceptions may be approved by Manager)

Ø Preference will be given to a Certified Journeyman Electrician licensed in the Province of Ontario. Consideration will be given to candidates working toward certification


Ø Applicants cannot be on any active corrective action at any time during the selection process

Ø A basic skills test may be part of the interview process.

Ø Positions will be awarded based on interview/test results.


This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant or relevant to expectation.

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