Maintenance Technician/Electrician

Facilities Technician 

Job Description

The Service Tech will have the ability to lead other service technicians, design solutions for difficult problems, able to manage outside contractors, be on call for emergencies, ability to handle multiple projects and daily activities, and meet time lines. Develop plans on how to accomplish departmental and distribution goals.

Responsibilities will include:
• Maintain and troubleshoot all conveyor systems, electrical and mechanical
• Mange training plans for service technicians
• Manage Preventive Maintenance programs
• Ability to install, maintain, and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components-- photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, tachs, and encoders
• PLC programs, ability to troubleshoot ladder logic (read use for troubleshooting), components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules, and devices) and communications modules (Ethernet)
• Mentor technicians by motivating, providing guidance and directions to help them achieve their goals
• Develop and maintain a good working relationships across all levels in the organization
• Ability to provide enriched feedback to enhance individual performance
Physical Demands:
• Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each
• Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
• Occasionally push and pull wheeled dollies loaded with products up to 100 pounds during site visits
• Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists
• Walking in the FC/DC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
• Ability to climb ladders and gangways safely and without limitation
• Ability to work in construction /distribution environments that may be noisy, unlit, unheated, not air-conditioned
• Continual standing and/or walking an average of 5 miles daily
• Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, etc.)

Operation Support & Customer Service:
• Promoting and conduct good housekeeping practices
• Dedicated to supporting production by working in a safe, customer focused manner
• Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric

Key words: PLC, motor control, VFD, AC/DC, conveyor, Allen Bradley, ladder logic, photo eyes, gearboxes, industrial electrician, industrial mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Automation Technician


Basic Qualifications:
· Ability to work all days and shifts, including overtime (24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation, including holidays)
·Experience and proficiency in the following areas:
· Automated conveyors systems and controls
· Electrical and electronic principles
· Blueprint and electrical schematic reading
· Knowledge of CMMS programs
· Preventative maintenance procedures
· Industrial electricity
· Industrial controls
· Industrial Conveyor Systems
· PLC programs
· Industrial PC literacy
· Knowledge of N.E.C.

Preferred Qualifications

  • · 4 years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field
    · Able to manage, lead, and influence others on the team
    · Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize many different projects and workload
    · Ability to work independently
    · Ability to communicate effectively, (written and verbally) with peers, management, contractors and vendors
    · Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric
    · Leadership experience/aptitude, ability to mentor and develop training plans for other service technicians\
  • Must be a licensed Millwright 

Must be flexible to work Monday to Friday 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM.
Must be flexible to work a 24/7

Wayfair is committed to recruiting and hiring the best candidates for all roles, and from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Wayfair is compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and is committed to providing accommodation to people with disabilities throughout the job application and interview process to the point of undue hardship. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact Wayfair Recruiting 

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