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Maintenance Technician

Pitt Meadows, BC

Be A Maker

At Simpson Strong-Tie, we’ve built a workplace where people are connected and engaged in creative thinking from day one throughout their careers.

When you think of the best a family has to offer — support, collaboration and respect — that’s what we value at Simpson Strong-Tie. When there’s a win, we’ll cheer you on. When there’s a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.

At Simpson Strong-Tie, you’ll find talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all connected by our shared mission — to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures.

It’s this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work for more than 60 years — a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.


The primary responsibility of the Maintenance Technician is to troubleshoot, repair, and conduct preventative maintenance on metal stamping equipment and supporting equipment. The ideal candidate will be self-driven and able to perform the required tasks with minimal guidance. That’s year one.

If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it’s what we love to do.

What You’ll Be Doing

% Time Job Responsibilities
60% Assign work as required, ensure work is completed according to standards and instructions. Perform inspections. Completing work efficiently, including repairs, preventative maintenance and set-up and install new machinery. Perform scheduled, preventative and repair maintenance on plant equipment. Perform unscheduled maintenance and repairs on equipment. Check drives, motors, belts, check fluid levels, replace parts or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists. Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand and power tools and reassemble equipment Ensure that maintenance technicians are trained on equipment and processes used in the department. Continuously pursue opportunities to improve processes in collaboration with supervisory teams and maintenance team.
15% Diagnose mechanical and electrical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blue prints, schematics, repair manuals, prat catalogues as necessary. Inspect, operate and test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
15% Fabricate and maintain fixtures, tools, forms etc. that are required in the production and testing of products. Maintain maintenance records. Communicate effectively with Production Operations and assure all work is being performed with satisfactory results. Update department projects and status board.
10% Secure outside contractors for repair work while controlling costs, consumables, parts etc. Order repair parts, maintain inventory of parts required for service and repairs. Develop and maintain good vendor relationships. Investigate and analyze new sources of supplies.

Desired Skills and Experience

If you can do everything listed above, you’ve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:

  • Red Seal Millwright Preferred
  • 5–10 years of experience working in industrial or commercial environments preferred.
  • Familiar with the use of milling machine, lathe, shear, ironworker, bender, drill press and multimeter.
  • Tools: Must provide your own basic tools, any specialty tools will be provided.
  • Electrical: 12-600V electrical troubleshooting. Including, servos, VFD’s. Required
  • Mechanical: Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems, is required.
  • Writing: Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, required.
  • Speaking: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, vendors, and other employees of the organization.
  • Technology: Knowledgeable in Microsoft PC environment, including Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Self-Management: Ability to display a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to operate a Forklift and Scissor lift. Preferred.

Travel is not required for this position.

This full-time, position is located in Pitt Meadows, BC.

This position reports to the Superintendent.

Relocation is not available for this position.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume by January 31, 2022 to Human Resources 28HR@strongtie.com.

Effective Date: 10/01/2021

In keeping with the Company’s commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.