Instrument and Electrical Technician

  • Location
    Waterdown, Ontario
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Category
    Skilled trades - Skilled Trades

Adecco is currently hiring a temporary full-time skilled and experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician to join our client’s maintenance team in Waterdown, ON. The Instrument and Electrical Technician will be responsible for installing and maintaining electrical and instrument equipment in compliance with all rules and practices. Tests and repairs electrical and instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality. Evaluates electrical systems and instruments to establish plans for repair. Ideally you will have a strong background in electrical and instrumentation technology, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

If you are a dedicated and skilled Instrument and Electrical Technician with a passion for maintaining and optimizing electrical systems and instrumentation, apply today!

  • Location: Waterdown, ON

  • Shift: Monday to Friday | 8 hours a day

  • Job type: Temporary | Full-time

Here's why you should apply:

  • Paid weekly accurate and on time

  • Strong health and safety programs

  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified

  • Free training programs

  • New and quicker onboarding process


  • Plans, updates, and oversees all activities within his or her areas of responsibility according to the laws, regulations, standards, specifications, and procedures. Special emphasis must be placed on health, safety, and the environment

  • Supports and encourages team effort between operations, engineering, and projects groups

  • Provides input and reviews the electrical and control specifications and work practices

  • Is responsible and accountable for electrical and control systems as defined in the Work Management Manual

  • Has the knowledge to apply and follow work permits through Permit To Work System (PTWS) as discussed in the Work Management Manual

  • Ensures the quality and timely completion of work scheduled by the Maintenance Program

  • Develops personal and team technical skills (for example, new regulations, equipment, methods, and others)

  • Attends and instructs (as needed) technical meetings, to keep instrument and electrical technicians informed of the latest specifications, codes, procedures, and technology

  • Develops and maintains open communications on electrical and control issues (for example, safe work practices, training, materials, and others) with co-workers

  • Supports work prioritization to maximize effectiveness and to complement the efforts of other work groups

  • Provides technical support to other Technicians for maintenance and troubleshooting on company's instrument and electrical systems

  • Is able to generate Management of Change requests (MOCs) on electrical and control-related equipment and installation and can follow up with installation inspections consistent with Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) Element 3

  • Constructs, monitors, and inspects new installations for their consistency with the mission and recommend upgrades as necessary

  • Acts as a stand-in for the Instrument and Electrical Lead position as needed


  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada

  •  Associates degree and technical certifications required

  • Experience in maintaining electrical systems and Instruments and Controls in processing plant or offshore production plant

  • Is familiar with regulations applicable to the operations of oil and gas facilities

  • OIMS systems, related manuals, and procedures

  • Meets the safety, administrative, and technical training requirements associated with this position as documented in the company operations-approved training roadmap

  • Possesses the general competencies and Operations Integrity Critical competency requirements as documented and maintained in company Operations Training roadmap

  • Computing skills

  • Safety orientated

  • Good communication skills

  • Good organizational and reporting skills

  • Attention to details

  • Good troubleshooting and analyzing skills

Are you interested in this position? Apply now! Our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_026699_2282209

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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