Leading Maint. Person (Shift)

Leading Maint. Person (Shift)


Job Position: Leading Maint. Person (Shift)

Company: Nova Scotia Power

Expected salary:

Location: Dartmouth, NS

Leading Maint. Person (Shift) Job Details:


LogisticsJob Title:Leading Maintenance Person (Shift)Company, Department:Nova Scotia Power, Power ProductionLocation:Dartmouth, NS – Tuft’s Cove Generating Station – On site.Type of Employment:Regular, Full-TimeSalary:$47.01 (As per the NSPI/IBEW Collective Agreement)Closing Date:March 30th, 2024Reference Number:2024-2708The OpportunityWe are currently looking to fill the position of Leading Maintenance Person Certified (Shift). Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will direct and perform all aspects of mechanical maintenance and repair work on equipment throughout the thermal generating station.Key elements of this role include:As a Leading Maintenance Person (Shift), your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • You must be able to work effectively as a team member and be capable of functioning in a planned work environment.
  • You will be responsible to assist and support the supervisor with leading and directing a highly skilled work team on a daily basis and may be assigned acting duties of the supervisor in his/her absence from time to time.
  • You will be responsible to promote safety, environmental awareness, teamwork, and work efficiency.
  • You will be expected to participate in continuous improvement activities and to support all aspects of the work planning process.
  • The shift designation will be based on, but not limited to, the daily and seasonal requirements of Plant and will be designed to maximize reliability and respond to trouble maintenance situations.
  • You may be temporarily assigned to other locations to assist other areas when required and will be expected to travel throughout the province.
  • You will be required to participate in regulatory training and be willing to participate in on-the-job training or training programs that support the development of additional skills.

You will be responsible for your personal safety, that of co-workers and those under your direction by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.This position is considered a safety sensitive position. As such, the successful candidate must comply with the Emera Alcohol and Drug Policy which requires a confidential pre-employment alcohol and drug test in accordance with the Emera Alcohol and Drug Procedure.These skills will make you successful:The successful candidate will have:

  • Certification as a Red Seal Journeyperson (Industrial Mechanic / Millwright, Machinist, Pipe Fitter or High-Pressure Welder including GTAW/SMAW processes & TIG/MIG certification) with a minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in modern mechanical maintenance in a thermal generating station, process industry or equivalent industry is required.
  • You have proven problem resolution skills and the flexibility and ability to adapt to rescheduled assignments.
  • You must be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, a strong computer aptitude and the ability to deal with multiple tasks and demands.
  • Leadership skills, self-motivation and demonstrated ability to work independently are essential.
  • You must have the skills and physical capabilities to perform all duties including working at considerable heights.
  • Experience with formal Preventative Maintenance Programs, Predictive Maintenance Programs, Failure Analysis and Maintenance Training Programs will be a strong asset.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs. from floor to overhead and all distances in between, carry one and two handed 40 lbs.
  • Perform whole and upper body push and pull with weights up to 100 lbs. Perform static reaching between waist and overhead on an occasional basis
  • Perform bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting standing, walking, and climbing (stairs, ladders) on an occasional basis.
  • Crawl on a minimal basis.
  • Perform static neck flexion and rotation on frequent basis.

Learn more about our culture and valuesAt the Emera Group of Companies, you’ll be part of an inclusive, respectful workplace where everyone is welcomed and supported. Come build a career as unique as you are: making an impact from Atlantic Canada to the world. Your experience and perspective will help us to safely deliver cleaner, more reliable energy to our customers. If working in an innovative environment, challenging yourself, and shaping a cleaner energy future inspires you, we want to hear from you. Apply by March 30th, 2024, and let us know why this role is right for you.The perks of joining our team? We offer:

  • Health & Wellbeing: A comprehensive benefits plan, 24/7 access to virtual health care services for you and your family through Dialogue, access to a free on-site fitness centre, Employee and Family Assistance Program, parental leave top-up plan and wellness benefits.
  • Grow Your Career: Opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies, a focus on employee development and available sponsored education programs.
  • Community Engagement & Care: Corporate investments in the places where our people live and work, mentoring opportunities, fundraising-matching & volunteer programs, various committees and employee resource groups, and scholarships for children of employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: A comprehensive benefits plan and a Defined Contribution Pension Plan.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at EmeraAs one of Atlantic Canada’s largest publicly traded companies, we are ranked one of , and . We know our success is driven by our dedicated teams and we strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the online application process. We support candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs and encourage you to let us know when you require accommodation.Recruitment & Promotion PolicyThe success of the Emera Company is driven by its people: a strong team with a shared commitment to support the . The purpose of our recruitment policy is to provide a consistent framework to support fair and equitable attraction, hiring, and retention of the best talent for vacant positions. We are dedicated to maintaining a fair hiring process that provides equitable opportunities to all our applicants and is guided by our company values.

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