Lead Hand Mechanic

GFL Environmental


Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Lead Hand will oversee the day-to-day operations of a maintenance department and the supervision of a team responsible for the preventive maintenance and repair of industrial equipment. Ensure all repairs and/or maintenance to equipment is performed in accordance with Company safety and compliance standards, and with all federal regulations.

$41 per hour.

*This position is located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island*


*Evening shift*

Key Responsibilities:
Oversee the daily planning and scheduling of all repair work to optimize productivity. Follow up on repairs being made, perform repairs as needed and appraise performance of shop personnel.
Supervise, coach, train, evaluate employee performance or behavior; provide input into hiring, disciplinary action, terminations, compensation, and promotion decisions.
Perform a variety of diagnostics and repairs on industrial equipment. This equipment can range from electronics, conveyers, and compactors that provide support and service to our processing facilities operations.
Perform inspections of outside repairs to ensure all work was properly completed in accordance with Company’s safety and compliance procedures and federal/state regulations; follow up where appropriate.
Track issues and conduct Quality Control Inspections (QCI’s).
Review and approve expenses that are within approval level; refer larger expenses or major repairs to manager.
Manage records of all preventive and corrective maintenance performed, recording of all information into Company maintenance software.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of OSHA, and other related state and federal regulations .
Ability to supervise, coach, counsel, discipline, and train employees.
Strong work ethic, demonstrating integrity, trust, and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to be a self-starter capable of working effectively in a fast-paced, team environment.
Knowledge of all tools required to perform repairs and maintenance on machinery .
Knowledge of welding and compactor repair.
Specific experience with preventative maintenance and diagnostics on conveyors, electronics, and electronic motors.
Red Seal certificate required
Competency using various computer systems to record and document repairs and diagnose problems.



We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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