Maintenance Technician Helper

As the largest producer of high-mix, low-volume custom precision sheet metal products in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, Wesgar has a reputation for delivering an unparalleled service experience to every client.

At Wesgar, we believe our employees are the key component to producing quality products which in turn allows us to offer our customers with complete solutions. An opportunity to join our team has become available and we are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician Helper.


  • Conduct routine maintenance on building, machinery, equipment and tools
  • Schedule regular cleaning, lubrication and safety checks
  • Diagnose problems and breakdowns on machinery, equipment and tools
  • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions
  • Adjust machinery, repair or replace defective parts
  • Analyse machine performance and determine solutions to improve
  • Move machinery
  • Dismantle, install and reassemble machinery
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices in order to reposition machinery
  • Develop safety procedures for the operation machinery, equipment and tools
  • Implement lock out procedures for all machinery
  • Identify opportunities to improve machine efficiencies
  • Continuously improve the maintenance program and work towards improving machinery reliability and productivity
  • Maintain proper documentation on all maintenance activities
  • Work in a safe manner; follow all safety procedures and report unsafe situations
  • Heavy lifting

Qualifications + Experience*

  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Industry courses
  • Plant equipment courses
  • Maintenance training
  • Trade certifications
  • Forklift and scissor lift ticket is an asset
  • Industry experience maintaining Trumpf/Finnpower turret punch presses, Trumpf brake is an asset
  • Training will be available for the right candidate


  • Good communication skills
  • Mechanical and electrical knowledge
  • Efficient and attentive to details
  • Adept at carrying out instructions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to interact and work well with others
  • Able to follow work instructions
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs

Job Type

Full time, permanent—shift work required


Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

About Wesgar

Wesgar is the largest producer of high-mix, low-volume custom precision sheet metal products in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Our team of over 210 fabrication specialists, engineers, metal technologists, and quality control professionals serve our customers across North America.

Wesgar provides employees with competitive wages and career advancement opportunities, an excellent working environment, great benefits, profit sharing, employee recognition programs, and more.