Electronic Technician

Job Function:

CA, ON, Brampton

*This role offers a sign on bonus of $1,000.00 upon successful completion of probationary period*

Why G&W?

We have established a long lived reputation for product quality and innovation. We believe our greatest asset is our employees and look for highly motivated, self-driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment. Our business is growing and if you are looking to grow and continue your development and reach success, you’ll find it at G&W Electric. Be a part of keeping the lights on for critical infrastructure needs; hospitals, manufacturing, schools, retail spaces and much more.

G&W offers the following benefits:

  • Sign on BONUS of $1,000.00 upon successful completion of probationary period!!!
  • Generous Profit Sharing with RRSP Program paid quarterly
  • Night and Day Shift Premiums + guaranteed overtime bi-weekly for continental shift work
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package including life insurance, health, dental and paramedical services (paid by employer)
  • Education Tuition Assistance
  • Job Security
  • Air-conditioned/heated state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
  • Wellness and Gym Reimbursement Programs
  • Training and Developmental Opportunities
  • Continuous Performance Feedback
  • Fun social events, holiday party, bowling nights, and many more.
  • And many more…….

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Team Leader – Electronics, the Electronic Technician will be responsible for assembling, troubleshooting, and testing electronic assemblies. 

Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Assemble junction boxes, electronic controls, and other assemblies per mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Install and test completed electronic assemblies
  • Act as an inspector for final electronics checkout
  • Interact with manufacturing to ensure proper installation and test of completed electronic assemblies
  • Participate in wiring diagram / interconnect drawing reviews
  • Troubleshoot electronic assemblies for production and aftermarket support
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of moderately complex electronics assembly tasks as needed
  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation

Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Minimum Qualifications:

Education & Certifications

  • Technical Certificate/Diploma in Electronics, Engineering Technology, or other electronics related program, or equivalent mix of relevant education with proven relevant experience

Knowledge, Experience and Technical Skills

  • Minimum of 1-2 years in a technician role
  • Previous experience in industrial/manufacturing settings
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of wiring diagrams, interconnect drawings/ladder logic, schematics and bill of materials
  • Able to bench troubleshoot wiring utilizing diagrams and drawings and discrete circuits containing relays, diodes, transistors, capacitors, resistors and DC battery chargers utilizing schematics
  • Knowledgeable in the usage of millimeters and power supplies
  • Basic computer skills

Work Complexity & Major Relationships

  • Works under supervision of Team Leader – Electronics and/or Production Supervisor and receives instructions as to objectives and responsibilities
  • Work is reviewed for accuracy and to ensure conformity to established procedures and product guidelines
  • Major relationships include internal stakeholders

Decision Making Autonomy

  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment in adapting and applying procedures to address day-to-day activities
  • Consults with supervisor when making decisions regarding complex or unusual circumstances

Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Familiarity with wiring and ability to test/troubleshoot electrical circuits
  • A strong attention to details and the ability to multitask, while maintaining a strong commitment to safety is critical
  • Results-oriented, self-motivated individual with a sense of initiative
  • Ability to independently and as a team player while solving problems and multitasking in a deadline-driven environment
  • Take responsibility for their own safety and those around them by following safety & environmental rules and regulations

Physical Demands / Working Conditions: 

  • Push / Pull up to 100 lbs – occasional
  • Squatting / Kneeling – occasional
  • Stooping / Bending – occasional    
  • Standing / Walking – frequent
  • Medium to Heavy Lifting – frequent 25 lbs +
  • Variable hand / power tool use – frequent
  • Gripping , manipulation – frequent

Accessibility Statement

G&W Canada Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, G&W Canada Corporation will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform G&W Canada Corporation’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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