Maintenance Electrician

Listowel, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

As an industry leader focused on driving growth and execution excellence, Spinrite is looking for a Maintenance Electrician to preform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and complete repairs.

At Spinrite, our plans are to grow, so this position is an excellent opportunity for anyone who thrives within an evolving workplace and would like exposure to growth. If you would like to get onboard with the fastest growing company in the industry and aspire for success, this role may be for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Troubleshooting and repair of system problems

  • Recommends and implements preventative maintenance schedules

  • Assists in relocation of systems

  • Maintaining, commissioning, monitoring, troubleshooting, analyzing performance, and repairing of electrical equipment and systems, including essential power systems, power distribution, pneumatic tube, fire monitoring and alarm, lighting, critical uninterruptable power supply, VFD’s, and programmable logic controllers

  • Installs of electrical systems, fixtures, plugs, electrical components, and other equipment as required

  • Completes preventative maintenance including checking and recording new equipment as per standards, tests, and services existing equipment (generators, breakers, transfer switches, transformers, UPS, Motors, Control Panels etc.)

  • Determines nature and extent of repair work required; plans details of working procedure and isolation of circuits; procures tools and materials required to cause minimum interference to operations; and takes necessary safety precautions

  • Apply PLC logic for troubleshooting.

  • Interprets all types of drawings, wiring diagrams and equipment manuals to locate and install circuits and equipment; to determine material or replacement needs, and to select logical approach to “troubleshooting” and repair problems; makes field sketches, notifies supervisor/manager of any mechanical problems

  • Order required material.


  • Possess Industrial Electrician Ticket (309A); or are in the process of obtaining a license.

  • Good understanding of PLC troubleshooting and programming

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Application of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

  • Excellent communication and math skills

  • Self-starter with an ability to work with limited supervision

  • Excellent sense of urgency, work ethic and attendance record

  • High initiative

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.