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Maintenance Technician Retail Support Centre - Contract Role

Requisition ID:  100644 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 

Job Category:  Distribution 

Travel Requirements: 

Part Time or Full Time:  Full Time 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 

City: Surrey

Location: 0052 Campbell Heights RSC 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



The Maintenance Technician is responsible to perform preventative maintenance and repairs to MHE and operate a refrigeration plant. Assist with repairs on all equipment throughout the RSC. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment. Record keeping of RSC equipment, rack inspections, all battery maintenance and repairs. This position will be located at the Campbell Heights RSC (18820 22nd Avenue, Surrey BC).

Job Description
  • Follow and maintain preventative maintenance schedule on all equipment and building.
  • Operation of Ammonia and Glycol Refrigeration Plant as per provincial regulations.
  • Understand Preventive Maintenance Programs such as Verisae, Capital Asset Tracking with Sobeys MSC (Maintenance Solution Center).
  • Perform necessary repairs and PM’s on all equipment and building.
  • Maintain parts inventory and re-ordering replacement parts as needed.
  • Be flexible with the shifts to maintain the equipment and RSC.
  • Be available for overtime as required.
  • Complete all daily inspections in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Maintain RSC battery fleet and chargers.
  • Maintain dock doors, dock plates, and door seals.
  • Daily inspection and record keeping of refrigeration system.
  • Daily inspection and record keeping of sprinkler systems.
  • Adhere to and implement all applicable Food Safety program requirements.
  • All other duties as required to maintain the RSC.
Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma.
  • 4th class (refrigeration) power engineer or higher, or a Refrigeration Operator Certificate, as required by provincial regulations.
  • Experience in an industrial forklift and pallet jack repair and maintenance.
  • Experience in industrial battery maintenance repair and maintenance.
  • Experience in welding.
  • Experience in electrical repairs
  • Experience working with excel spread sheets for tracking and scheduling of all battery maintenance, battery watering, battery cleaning, rack torque, plumb inspection, monthly rack inspection and store electric pallet jacks
  • Ability to communicate with suppliers, contractors and team members.
  • Ability to safely use required tools to perform duties assigned.
  • Experience in use of Hot Work Permits.
  • Experience in use of Red Tag Permits
  • Previous experience in a Retail Support Centre Environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in an industrial forklift repair setting.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in industrial battery maintenance and repair setting.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and complete assigned tasks.
  • Safe working practices working around industrial warehouse equipment

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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