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Maintenance - Richmond, BC


Richmond, BC, CA

Company:  Expocrete





Job ID:  132050


Expocrete an Oldcastle company is looking for a Maintenance - Richmond, BC. Helping our customer’s vision to become reality is what we do at Expocrete. We design, manufacture and inventory an extensive selection of hardscape concrete products including paving stones, walkway slabs, yardscapes, landscape/retaining walls, and garden walls – available in colours and textures rivaled only by nature.




The Opportunity


The Plant Maintenance employee is responsible for tasks such as welding & fabrication, machine maintenance, troubleshooting problems, installing hydraulics, assisting in machine upgrades and capital projects, mold repair and general house-keeping duties. The successful candidate will have prior experience working in a manufacturing facility both independently and in a team-setting.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and develop opportunities to incorporate safe work practices into daily working routine; assist others in identifying and adhering to established safety procedures; be mindful of potential safety issues and report them immediately to a Supervisor, Safety Committee member or Group Health & Safety Manager.
  • Fabrication – must be able to take a project from concept to build without the assistance of others
  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate brazing and soldering equipment
  • Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines
  • Fabricate new machine parts if original parts are missing or damaged.
  • Inspect machinery as it arrives, unload the parts, and then assemble them with the safe and effective use of hand tools.
  • Align machines and equipment during installation, using hoists, jacks, squares, ruler, micrometers and plumb bobs.
  • Perform preventative maintenance according to a P.M. schedule
  • Assist in development of repair estimates
  • Conduct repairs, modifications and retrofits, hydraulic install
  • Monitor parts usage and report on any material issues
  • Provide data to assist in monitoring and tracking project budgets and project status
  • Schedules critical and non-critical activities effectively for preventative maintenance program
  • Keep detailed and accurate reports and documentation
  • Other assigned work as required



  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a Journeyman Millwright with Interprovincial Red Seal
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail & trouble shooting skills
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times


Work Conditions

  • 24/7 availability may be required
  • Overtime as required
  • Must be able to work on a rotating shift schedule (days, evenings, and week-ends)
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots
  • Confined Space
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors


Why you should join Expocrete today:


  • Competitive base wages
  • Comprehensive Benefit Program
  • Pension
  • Safety Recognition Program

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