Maintenance Superintendent

  • Canada Post
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Oct 17, 2017
Full time Administration Maintenance

Job Description

Job Description

Canada Post is committed to providing innovative physical and electronic delivery solutions that create value for our customers, employees and all Canadians. The Superintendent Maintenance, Shift, leads a team of Canada Post technicians and specialists accountable for maintaining mail handling and processing equipment in optimal condition and operating to approved standards to meet operational and legislated requirements.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Superintendent Maintenance, Shift.

• Coordinates implementation of all maintenance programs for mail processing and handling equipment so that the equipment meets set performance standards (KPI) and legislated requirements.

• Achieves optimum equipment performance through the execution of preventative maintenance programs to meet maintenance plans, schedules and standards.

• Liaises with the Superintendent Maintenance, Scheduling to make adjustments to the schedule, provides feedback regarding work completed/not completed. Performs scheduling and planning (corrective work) duties as required.

• Oversees the execution of corrective and breakdown maintenance activities to ensure they are carried out safely, correctly, and efficiently in order to maximize equipment availability.

• Promotes and maintains a safe working environment by providing appropriate training, documentation, personal protective equipment, tools and established procedures. Ensures safety is at the forefront of all work practices and encourages ideas and initiative among team members.

• Assigns qualified employees to effectively execute programs and repairs. Carries out the full range of staff management functions at the first management level.

• Ensures that labour and material resources are adequate to execute maintenance programs and repairs. Provides up to date technical reference material for the use of plant maintenance staff. Ensures, through succession planning and training, a continuing development of competent staff.

• Ensures that work orders, logs and other documentation are complete, accurate and submitted as per policy.

• Provides technical support to implement and monitor approved projects.

• Manages maintenance and support contracts with external contractors. Interfaces between Canada Post and facilities management. In some locations manages contracted building services.



• Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field.


• 2 to 3 years of relevant functional experience.

• One or more years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.

Other Candidate Requirements

• Excellent technical knowledge and a commitment to safety and quality.

• Excellent negotiation, communication, conflict resolution, relationship management, coaching and teamwork skills.

Other Information

Must be available to work evenings, nights and weekends 
A moderate amount of travel required.

Bilingual oral intermediate level

Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Conflict of Interest
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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.