Mechanical Technician

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth (a GDI company) team today!

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Technician is responsible for assisting the Manager, Building Maintenance in the ongoing monitoring of electrical and mechanical equipment, monitoring and adjusting environmental equipment and automation systems for maximum staff comfort, and assisting, performing and/or coordinating mechanical and electrical system maintenance and repairs.


  • Monitors electrical and mechanical equipment for proper functioning on a daily basis, as assigned, including spot checks of roofs, drains and vents.
  • Reports major problems and/or concerns to the Manager, Building Maintenance.
  • Checks thermostats throughout the building, adjusting environmental equipment and automation systems, pneumatic controls and steam system for maximum staff comfort, as part of routine checks or in response to customer and/or department work order requests.
  • Performs minor and preventive maintenance services such as replacing light tubes and ballasts, filters, bearings, and belts.
  • Monitors, tracks, and reports on utility consumption and carbon emissions.
  • Cleans, organizes, and maintains shop areas, mechanical rooms, parts and tools.
  • Monitors and controls a variety of in-house maintenance stock/inventory/supplies.
  • Assists with repairs to mechanical and electrical systems, including assisting, scheduling, and/or coordinating with service providers, and/or consultants as necessary. Examples include:
  • Annual air and water quality testing,
  • Regular fire alarm and systems testing,
  • Personal hygiene equipment servicing,
  • Pest control,
  • Graffiti monitoring,
  • Grounds keeping inspections.


  • Minimum of 3 years prior related mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and repair work experience assisting a skilled mechanic
  • High school diploma or equivalent, with some technical training in building environmental systems operation class one (I) and two (II) (for example, repair and operation of building environmental systems, basic electrical and mechanical systems repair)
  • Working knowledge on Building Automation Systems (Automated Logic)
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions
  • Speaks in a clear, articulate manner for individual and/or group situations
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and willingness to work overtime as required and be on after-hours emergency call
  • Skills related to monitoring and repairing electrical and mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of WHMIS standards and requirements
  • Identification and reporting of occupational health and safety hazards

Why work at Ainsworth (a GDI company)?

Ainsworth (a GDI company) is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:

Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RSP matching and generous vacation

Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives

Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable

Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth (a GDI company) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth (a GDI company) is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 6 months


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


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and repair work: 3 years (preferred)


  • English (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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