Electrical Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Halliwell Consulting

  Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada


·       Supervision of the work of maintenance workers, subcontractors, & contract staff.

·       Scheduling and preparing work orders

·       Assisting with parts and inventory control, payroll, and preparing and submitting daily and weekly reports

·       Commitment to top performance in a safe work environment is necessary

·       Management of continuous improvement initiatives and participate in the problem-solving process.

·       Organize, improving and scheduling routine and preventive maintenance of plant & equipment (shut downs).

·       Support and implement the values of the company, ensure Maintenance department is in compliance with various legislation & regulations including Environmental, Health and Safety.

·       Stimulate and maintain a positive work environment through use of excellent interpersonal skills, team building and communication with all departments.

·       Maintain, develop or upgrade the methodology of maintenance systems to maximize fast and reliable response to equipment problems. (In compliance with health and safety rules).

·       Analyze and identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent re-occurrence.

·       Provide training and ongoing development to the Maintenance team.

·       Upgrade maintenance process of the work systems and maintenance contracts management.

·       Follow departmental budgets to ensure good cost control.

·       Maintain continuous improvement focus through effective leadership in maintenance meetings.

·       Other related task.


·       Electrical Engineer or currently certified Red Seal Industrial Electrician or Instrumentation Technician. Equivalent amount of experience/training may be considered as well.

·       3 -5 years of Lead or supervisory experience ideally in a sawmill or industrial related experience

·       Experience with Hydraulics and Compressors

·       Strong computer skills

·       Ability to prioritize tasks to consistently meet deadlines

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, mobilizing and conflict management.

·       Demonstrate excellent leadership, team Player within tight deadlines.

·       Analyzing and good organizational skills.

·       Result-oriented and problem-solving skills.

·       Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills.

·       Good troubleshooting and failure analysis skills

·       Proven expertise in preventive and predictive maintenance methods

·       Ability to identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent re-occurrence

·       Proven Health and Safety accountability and are knowledgeable of occupational health and safety.

·       Strong planning, follow up, and organizational skills

·       Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills

·       Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, other windows based programs and internet skills.