Industrial Mechanic/Millwright

Known as a prefinished siding system specialist, Maibec is widely recognized for its innovative knowhow and mass customization expertise across eastern North America. Maibec CanExel is a trusted prefinished siding manufacturer, located in East River, Nova Scotia. Maibec CanExel has a long history of manufacturing exterior siding that is designed to be exceptionally durable while maintaining its authentic beauty.

Maibec CanExel is currently seeking an INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC/MILLWRIGHT to join a dynamic team located in East River, Nova Scotia.


Industrial Mechanics/Millwrights are part of the Maintenance team who maintain, repairs, installs, assembles and modifies equipment to maximize uptime, quality and production.


Location: East River, Nova Scotia
Published: 22/07/2022
Job Type: Full time
Expiration: 21/08/2022
Hours: 40 hours / week
Benefits: Casual Dress, Company Pension, Dental Care, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Extended Health Care, Life Insurance, On-site Parking, Vision Care
Base salary: $34.59/hour
Requirements: 3 years of Industrial Experience Preferred
Bonus: N/A


  • Maintains, repairs, installs, assembles and modifies equipment
  • Lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during overhauls and preventative maintenance.
  • Reads and creates blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Enter work requests and order parts and materials with CMMS
  • Troubleshoot, adjust, and repair equipment as required
  • Complete, help develop, and improve PM’s in the area of responsibility.
  • Aligns machines and equipment
  • Assembles machines
  • Install, repair and maintain plumbing and piping.
  • Install, repair and maintain airlines, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Welding, cutting and fabricating.
  • Maintain and monitor equipment using predictive and preventive techniques. (Vibration analysis, stethoscopes, strobe lights and thermal imaging.)
  • Train and mentor apprentices
  • Actively participate in EHS Programs
  • Maintain housekeeping of the assigned areas
  • Participating in improvement projects
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance
  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time, climb, bend, stoop, squat and lift
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and at substantial heights
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated coordination and mechanical ability
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations
  • Good problem solving ability
  • Willing to take training courses for trade upgrading


  • Time management, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and writing skills
  • Intermediate computer skills

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