Company: Emmerson Packaging

Expected salary:

Location: Amherst, NS



Electrical Maintenance Technician (EMT)
Emmerson Packaging is a third-generation family-owned company. We are an industry leader in flexible packaging solutions, and we love what we do! We pride ourselves on meeting and exceeding the highest quality standards in everything we do, including adding talented people to our team! This passion and pride have won us the distinction of being named one of Canada’s Best Managed companies for 14 years running.
Our Values say it best:

  • We enhance our lives by helping others succeed
  • We care about our clients, each other, and our communities
  • We are responsible for the outcome of our actions
  • We strive to do the right thing, even if it costs us

The Electrical Maintenance Technician (EMT) installs, maintains, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs Industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls

  • Maintain, tests and troubleshoot electrical and electronic equipment; adheres to CSA C22.1-02 for electrical installations and modifications
  • Reviews Work Order assignments daily, executes and documents daily activities within our ERP Maintenance system
  • Actively participates in daily department meetings
  • Performs PM and PdM tasks as scheduled; generates Work Orders for items identified as requiring attention outside the PM or Pd.M.
  • Reviews PM tasks and verifies that they address failure modes; recommends changes as part of continuous improvement
  • Follows Equipment Stores’ procedures for obtaining parts
  • Contacts suppliers as appropriate for technical support and clarification for procurement of parts as required
  • Maintains a clean personal workspace and work areas; participates in weekly shop cleaning schedule
  • Maintains assigned tools, equipment and instruments in good working order
  • Maintains up-to-date building and equipment documentation in Maintenance Library as well as electronically
  • Communicates with incoming shift regarding current issues to ensure proper hand-off
  • Performs other duties as scheduled


  • Must have superior Electrical and mechanical skills
  • Must have strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Must have ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Must have ability and willingness to work scheduled shifts
  • Must have good interpersonal skills; ability to work well with others across all departments
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have proven ability to interpret schematics and other related equipment documentation
  • Must have ability to lift items of 40 lbs and perform duties involving repetitive stretching motions, stair/ladder climbing, and standing


  • Certified Industrial Electrician Red Seal ticket


  • Experience working as an Industrial Electrician within a manufacturing environment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, email, computer use and electronic Work Order systems

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Profit Sharing program
  • Training and development support
  • On site gym and cafeteria
  • Being part of an awesome team

If this sounds like you, please visit the careers section on our website and apply today at

How to Apply?

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