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Maintenance Journeyman - YVR Area

Permanent Primary Location: RICHMOND, British Columbia - Canada Job ID R24000253 Date posted 01/05/2024 Zip Code V7B 1M6

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Richmond, British Columbia Canada

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Job Description:

Job Summary

UPS is currently hiring Building and Systems Engineering (BaSE) Mechanic. This position is responsible for maintenance activities that are performed to keep a UPS package handling facility operating efficiently and effectively.

The work is fast-paced and requires routine interaction with other hub employees.

This position requires a good mechanical and electrical background and must pass a UPS building technician assessment.

  • Location: 5960 Ferguson Road, Richmond BC
  • Shift: Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 5:30PM


Troubleshooting, adjusting, and replacing AC and DC electrical equipment such as batteries, control stations, fuses, motor starters, relays, switches, timers, servo driven equipment, photo electrical devices, transducers, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s) and encoders.

Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or replacing mechanical components such as motors, reducers, drive chains, sprockets, sheaves, pulleys, rollers, conveyor belts, bearings, and transfer plates.

Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or replacing pneumatic equipment such as diverters, lubricators, hoses, and coils.

Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or replacing hydraulic equipment such as hoses, fittings, cylinders, and pumps.

Welding equipment such as handrails, conveyor supports, package handling equipment, carts, and grating as defined by scope of work.

Performing preventive maintenance inspections of plant equipment such as conveyors, bulk carts, and power industrial equipment.


  • Millwright Journeyman (Certificate of Qualification)
  • Must have a valid BC Driver's License
  • Must own essential tools and equipment
  • Must have safety shoes
  • Experience in industrial building maintenance is an asset
  • All UPS building technicians are requried to wear UPS provided uniforms during work hours


UPS offers a competitive compensation package which includes a guaranteed wage progression, guaranteed top rate, annual cost of living adjustments, benefit options including health and dental coverage, group insurance plan, paid vacation, employee stock purchase plan and an unlimited opportunity to grow within the company.

All candidates must successfully complete a series of interviews and a building maintenance aptitude assessment in order to qualify. Both a criminal history records background and reference checks will also be required.

UPS is committed to Diversity in Employment. We welcome all applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be notified for interviews and tests. Please advise our Talent Acquisitions Representatives if a workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

UPS is a diverse and equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available, on request, for candidates with disabilities taking part in the recruitment process.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please advise if you require accommodation for a disability.

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