Maintenance Technician - E&I

Date:  Feb 13, 2024

Edmonton, AB, CA

Company Overview

Grounded by a history that is deeply rooted in innovation, Hexion is a global employer committed to building and protecting the future by producing innovative performance materials.  Our materials are the building blocks for critical industries, including construction, agriculture, energy, automotive, and infrastructure protection. Everywhere you look, you will find our materials and people at work to help customers make products that are stronger, safer, and cleaner. When you work for Hexion, you’ll join a team that is committed to operating safely and with integrity to build a more sustainable future for all, our associates, our customers, and the communities where we live and work.  

What We Offer

  • Competitive wages with benefits and company retirement savings plan.
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment focused on personal growth and work-life balance.
  • Non-union environment driven by a high level of team engagement and ownership.
  • Entrepreneurial culture driven by the ability to work cross-functionally to meet customer needs.  
  • Dayshift position with the flexibility to work afterhours.

Position Overview

The Maintenance Technician – E&I is accountable for contributing to the equipment availability of various types of electrical and instrumentation equipment used in the manufacturing processes at the Edmonton, AB production facility in safe, professional, and cost-effective manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair, install, and commission equipment such as instrumentation field devices, motor control centers, motors, switchgear, PLC’s, VFD’s, HVAC’s and other electrical equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Install, program and commission various PLCs, communication equipment and HMIs.
  • Inspecting and testing the operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults using electrical and electronic devices.
  • Participate in the development and execution of preventive/predictive maintenance programs.
  • Assist in obtaining and evaluating quotations for parts and service.
  • Assist in the evaluation and recommendation of equipment enhancements to improve equipment reliability.
  • Actively participates in regular housekeeping audits and daily tours of production areas to support the 5S lean philosophy.
  • Participates in quality and customer incident investigations and assists with identifying and implementing recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Participates in equipment root cause failure analysis investigations and process safety management programs.
  • Ad-hear to all safety standards, policies and relevant reference materials.

Minimum Qualifications

  • This position is considered “Safety Sensitive” so will require Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Testing.
  • Possess an interprovincial electrical trade certificate with 5 years of industrial maintenance experience, dual ticketed as an instrument mechanic would be considered a definite asset.
  • Knowledge of maintaining motor control systems, PLC programming experience, variable frequency drives, process control, and wireless vibration systems.
  • Role requires the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization in a professional manner.  
  • Computer literacy in MS Office and computerized process systems are necessary.
  • Proficient use of computerized maintenance management systems (SAP preferred). 
  • Possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Available for periodic on-call and afterhours call outs
  • Previous experience operating mobile equipment safely in an industrial facility.
  • Ability to work in a self-motivated team environment with strong work ethic, positive attitude, and proven attendance record.


If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role for 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet, or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.