April 25, 2023

Company Description

INDUSTRY: Hot-Dip Galvanizing

With over 55 years of experience in hot dip galvanizing and a solid commitment towards its customers, Corbec Inc. has become the leading galvanizer in central and eastern Canada.

Our facilities, conveniently located in Montreal, Quebec City, Princeville, Dartmouth, and Hamilton are equipped with kettle dimensions that allow for the galvanizing of a wide range of steel products, such as:

• Engineered structures (bridges, windmills, towers, etc.)

• Exposed architectural steel structures

• Fencing and farming equipment

• Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) products

• A variety of metal parts and hardware

Corbec is actively involved with galvanizing associations as well as technical and engineering societies throughout the world. Operations personnel and management are continuously kept up to date on developing technologies and general improvements in our industry.

Job Description

Title: Industrial Mechanic

Department: Maintenance

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Terms of Employment: Full-time (40 hours per week) permanent position

Location: Hamilton, Ontario

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, inspect, and repair components and systems such as bearings, gears, clutches, couplings, belted and shafted drives, gearboxes, air compressors, pneumatic systems, natural gas-fired burners, heat exchanger system, AC/DC motors, Safety PLC’s and related controls, pumps, conveyor systems, automated and semi-automated production equipment.
  • Completing preventive maintenance requirements on equipment
  • Identify issues and determine root cause of malfunctioning equipment
  • Perform basic welding and machinist tasks
  • Participate in all site safety programs and support all company policies and procedures
  • Respond to emergency requests for maintenance (after hours/weekends as needed)
  • Utilize vendor support to learn proper equipment cleaning and maintenance practices
  • Monitors pre-treatment bath chemical composition and adjusts in conjunction with the Technical Director
  • Completes maintenance records and maintains operating logbooks and databases as required
  • Maintains control of plant tools, manuals, repair parts, assemblies, and consumables
  • Research equipment manuals and requisition repair parts. Identify and assist in sourcing/purchasing parts
  • Demonstrate the ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts and consumable parts for equipment
  • Works from elevated areas such as ladders, platforms, scaffolding, utilizing fall protection equipment as necessary to complete tasks
  • Applicant must be a highly motivated individual willing to work flexible shifts depending on workload in a team orientated environment with minimal supervision


  • Previous experience in a similar role and/or industry with a minimum of 5 years
  • Millwright or Electrician trade designation is an asset
  • General understanding of:

                                                     o Over-head cranes

                                                     o Hydraulic lifting equipment

                                                     o Furnace and heat exchangers

  • Welding experience
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of punctuality and dependability
  • Positive and professional attitude under pressure
  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook, Word


  • College Diploma, University Degree, or Skilled Trade Certificate
  • Minimum High School Diploma combined with equivalent work experience and education including licenses/certificates in one or more related trade disciplines


  • Engligh: Spoken & Written
  • German would be an asset

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