Technician, Mechanical Maintenance

General Information
Location  1763 SEAN HEIGHTS
Relocation Expense Covered  No
Employee Type  Non-Exempt FT
Job Category  Facilities and Maintenance
Minimum Experience  2 Years
Required Degree  2 Year Degree
Manage Others  Yes

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Company Overview

Redlen Technologies is an innovator in the design and production of solid state radiation detectors. Our proprietary semiconductor production process for Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) materials enables a new generation of higher resolution all-digital imaging equipment for medical and security applications. Located in Victoria, B.C, Canada, Redlen is a rapidly growing supplier of CZT semiconductor radiation detector solutions. Currently at 130 employees and with international demand growing for our industry-leading products, Redlen offers a fantastic opportunity for those interested in making a difference in a fast paced high growth environment.

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Candidates with previous manufacturing experience are preferred. Redlen provides an open, flexible, convivial work environment with salary / benefits commensurate with experience. Reporting to the Senior Project Engineer/Maintenance Manager, this position is responsible for the installation, repair and/or maintenance of equipment, machinery and processes for the Production and R&D Departments as well as the Facilities. 

 Job Description

 Duties and Responsibilities:

-         Trouble shoot and maintain (repair, calibrate, service, replace, etc) unique equipment, building equipment, services, controls and devices throughout the plant

-          Source materials, components, parts and equipment for the repair and/or building of devices, equipment and machinery as required for the plant

-          Supervise contractors when necessary

-          Participate in the set up of and monitoring of a Preventative Maintenance program for plant and facilities equipment including the Calibration program for equipment and instrumentation

-          On a daily basis, enter data, equipment history, calibration specifications, etc. into a DataBase program

-          Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned

-          Handle various minor construction projects as required

-          Prepare written work instructions as required

-          Be available on call from time to time

-          Possible shift work and emergency call outs

-          This job requires physical exertion


Must have experience in repairs and maintenance of machines and mechanical systems

A minimum of five years maintenance experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Experience in electronics and electrical work is an asset

Experience with data entry and MS Office programs is an asset


Must have additional experience in two of the following: 

-          Millwright, welding, and general machining  

-          Engines (incl. diesel) and various motors 

-          Hydraulics, Pneumatics and compressed gases  

-          HVAC, air compressors, chillers and coolers  

-          Plumbing, pumps (including high vacuum pumps)

-          Electrical/electronics  


Excellent written and oral communication

Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team environment

Must have excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills

A demonstrated ability to be innovative

Ability to work with limited supervision

Demonstrate positive attitude and self-motivation


Technical diploma, trades ticket or equivalent is a must