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CompanyDrake International
Date PostedJun 28, 2018
Closing DateJul 26, 2018
Position isRegular Permanent
Wage$ 65,000 per annum
Hours per Week40 - 60

Job Description:

Drake International, Hamilton Branch, is working in conjunction with QSL- Great Lakes Stevedoring to hire a Millwright that will be stationed at their Hamilton terminal with travel to their Port Weller and Port Colborne terminals.

The position of millwright is responsible for preparing all of the necessary equipment needed to lift the various cargos safely. This position is also responsible for performing inspections, and making adjustments as well as replacements as needed. The millwright’s position will be supporting the operations team to make sure that everyone has what they need to make sure operations run smoothly.


  • Conduct preventative inspections of all equipment
  • Monitor the hours of use on the equipment
  • Adjust, repair and replace any defective parts or components
  • Test the repaired equipment to make sure it is working properly
  • Determine the need to replace equipment
  • Act as a first responder for emergencies
  • Assist the operational staff in the event of emergencies during operation
  • Write inspection and maintenance reports
  • Ensure that the workplace is kept clean and safe
  • Ensure that the equipment is available and in good working order for the workers prior to commencement of operations
  • Fueling equipment during operations
  • Preparing requisitions through the computer system
  • Monitoring orders placed
  • Keeping track of parts and tools


Work Site Location


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and qualifications for the Millwright position:

  • Must have a trade certificate in construction or machinery mechanics
  • Forward thinker that can work out of a truck
  • Ability to interpret detailed maintenance manuals
  • Previous conveyor belt maintenance
  • Able to read plans for the machines
  • Previous experience as a construction site machinery mechanic
  • Attention to detail and regulations
  • Excellent probl

    Additional Information

    Must have a trade certificate in construction or machinery mechanics

    How to Apply

    Please send your resume in Word format to the attention of Karin industrialhamilton@na.drakeintl.com

    You may also come directly to our office to apply at 25 Main Street West, Suite 101. Hamilton.  We are located right on the corner of Main and MacNab.

    25 Main Street West Suite 101, Hamilton ON L8P 1H1

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