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Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright)

Permanent Primary Location: CALGARY, Alberta - Canada Job ID R23000941 Date posted 01/17/2023 Zip Code T2E 8Z9

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Calgary, Alberta Canada

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Job Description:

Job Description:

UPS is hiring a Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright) to support the package sorting system, including belt conveyors at Calgary Hub. In our industry this position is also known as Plant Mechanic or Industrial Mechanic.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for a broad range of maintenance activities that are performed to keep UPS package handling facilities operating efficiently and effectively. The work is sometimes fast-paced and requires routine interaction with other operations employees.

  • Job Type: Full-Time - Permanent
  • Department: Buildings and Systems Engineering
  • Work Location: 22 Aero Drive NE, Calgary
  • Workdays: Monday to Friday (flexibility is required to work occasional weekends and non-regular shifts especially in peak season) Available Shifts: Day
  • Average work Hours: 42.5 hours per week with potential for overtime
  • Salary: Base starting salary of $30 + 4.85 hourly bonus. Wage will increase to $30 base + $6.89 hourly bonus after 90 working days.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Inspecting troubleshooting repairing and/or replacing mechanical components such as motors, reducers, drive chains, sprockets, sheaves, pulleys, rollers, conveyor belts, bearings and transfer plates.
  • Troubleshooting adjusting and replacing AC and DC electrical equipment such as batteries, control stations, fuses, motor starters, relays, switches and timers.
  • Inspecting troubleshooting repairing and/or replacing pneumatic equipment such as diverters, air compressors, lubricators, hoses and coils.
  • Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and/or replacing hydraulic equipment such as hoses, fittings, cylinders and pumps.
  • Welding equipment such as hand rails, conveyor supports, package handling equipment, carts and grating.
  • Performing preventive maintenance inspections of plant equipment such as conveyors, bulk carts, and power industrial equipment.


  • Grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid 433A Millwright Certification of Qualification is highly preferred but extensive relevant experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years of post-apprenticeship experience performing maintenance on industrial equipment.
  • Ability to receive and give instruction over radio in industrial environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Experience of performing maintenance on conveyor belts.
  • Knowledge of plumbing and building schematics.
  • Knowledge of keyboard and basic computer skills.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Weekly pay (every Friday).
  • Automatic pay progression as per the existing union Collective Agreement.
  • Paid vacation:
  • 2 weeks after 1 year of service
  • 3 weeks after 5 years of service
  • 4 weeks after 10 years of service
  • 5 weeks after 20 years of service
  • 6 weeks after 25 years of service
    • Group Benefits (Dental and Extended Medical)
    • Pension Plan
    • Immediate access to UPS Employee Discount Program upon hire.
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    • Opportunities for future growth within a Fortune 50 company.

Working Conditions:

  • Mainly indoors (in a warehouse). Occasionally work outdoors.
  • Exposed to hot/cold temperatures when working outdoors.

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UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

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