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Maintenance Electrician

FT Synthetics

FT Synthetics

Langley Park, MD, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023

Join our team and make a real difference by making roofing safer!

We are a growing organization that is focused on sustainability, the growth and development of employees, and diversity.

Your Role

Applicants must have completed a 4-year apprenticeship program in electrical, no “Red Seal challengers” will be interviewed.


· Perform repairs and provide preventive maintenance

· Provide technical support and decision-making during breakdown situations

· Trouble shoot processing equipment as needed

· Provide electrical services for machinery in accordance to the local codes and standards

· Inspect all electrical installation, specifically transformers and switch gears

· Provide written reports of work required for repairs and upgrades

· Maintain all electrical wiring and switch gears such as to ensure operator safety and machine integrity

· Collaborate and cooperate with millwrights to speed up repair and maintenance

· Install and commission new machinery

· Provide leadership and training for junior electricians

· Work closely with production supervisors to schedule machine down time for major repairs

· Work in a professional manner and with a positive and helpful mindset

· Strong awareness of health and safety issues; showing responsibility for oneself and others

· Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor


(Behavioural & Technical Skills)

· Good understanding of AC and DC motors

· Excellent knowledge of VFD, servo motors and servo drives

· Working knowledge of PLC and computerized machinery is an asset

· Proven ability to work independently and plan priorities

· Ability to work in team based environment and also work independently in a proactive manner

· Understand preventive maintenance concepts and computerized work order systems

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to provide quality customer service

· Has a “Safety first and always” attitude towards work, oneself, and the colleagues

· Must be able to work together with team members of other trades and share the workload

· All employees are responsible to report safety and quality problems to personnel


· Electrician ticket and minimum four years of industrial experience.


· Ability to work in high places

· Bending and twisting

· Ability to remain standing for several hours

· Ability to crouch down in tight restricted areas


Ability to work in a variety of temperatures, cold/hot vice versa

· High noise area

· Ability to work around moving conveyors, forklifts and equipment

· Must wear personal protective equipment as required

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $42.00 per hour

Benefits: Extended Health Care Benefits after probabtion

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 10 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:

Appropriate precautions are taken. Personal use of PPE is respected

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Langley, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Journeyman Electrician: 4 years (preferred)


  • Drivers Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person