Position: Electrical Technician
Department: Production
Division: Samuel, Son & Co.
Type: Full-time Hourly
Location: Brantford, Ontario, Canada

Job Description:


Samuel, Son & Co., Limited operates over 100 metals service centers and metals manufacturing facilities worldwide. We are North America’s 5th largest processor and distributor of carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum. In 2010, our company portfolio expanded to include plastics, packaging and a diverse range of manufacturing capabilities. Samuel divisions serve a wide variety of industries coast-to-coast and our headquarters are centrally located in Canada. Founded in 1855, we have continued to maintain the highest standards in quality, efficiency and value in the metals industry. Samuel customers range in size from leading automotive manufacturers to specialized product designers, yet each one is treated with the same superior customer service that you would expect from a 5th generation, family-run business. Our value-added programs are geared to understand the specifics of our customers and make us stand apart in the business as being More than Metal.

Position Summary

The Electrical Technician performs preventive maintenance, assigned project work and emergency repairs by adhering to pre-operational checklists. Maintains neat and accurate records, and follows the directives of the Supervisor to assure that each line and all major equipment are operating at the safest and most efficient levels to maximize production, quality, and customer satisfaction.

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all electrical modifications and repairs performed following lock-out tag out procedures.
  • Leads in the development, troubleshooting and maintaining of PLC programs being utilizes on our process equipment.
  • Maintains all Electrical Schematic Drawings.
  • Co-ordinates activities of outside services in the maintenance and servicing of all equipment, machines and cranes.
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of the Control Systems.
  • Prepares reports as necessary.
  • Oversees Company’s preventative maintenance program (electrically).
  • Co-ordinates requisitions of parts and supplies.
  • Co-ordinates all safety aspects of electrical systems.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned, including electrical inspection by the local Hydro Department.


  • Complies with the designated ISO/TS16949 responsibilities, environmental management system, health & safety and company rules and guidelines.
  • Ensures company safety policies are adhered to and safe work habits are utilized by all department personnel and visitors. Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as required at all times.
  • Maintains a high standard of general housekeeping consistent with 5S standards.
  • Strives for continuous improvement.


  • Certified Industrial Electrician.
  • 3-5 years of job related experience in an industrial environment.
  • Working knowledge of control systems including programming of PLC’s is essential.

or email your resume to hr@samuel.com