The Opportunity

Coldbrook, NS
Full-time - Permanent

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada's leading natural resource manufacturers and community developers. Shaw resources is the leading supplier of industrial and specialized aggregates and wood pellets with an expansive distribution network. Just like aggregates add strength to other building materials the introduction of shaw resources in 1996 quickly began to add strength to the shaw Group Limited and its companies.

We are currently hiring for an Industrial Millwright / Maintenance Mechanic for our Coldbrook location.

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the candidate will be part of the Keddy Aggregate Production Team, to plan, lead and carry out heavy machinery maintenance with Safety as the first priority, while working with Production Leads, Engineers and Senior Management.

This position requires the successful candidate to be exceptional with mechanical trouble shooting, problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach. You are customer focused and understand how to prioritize and multi-task with a sense of urgency when required. You are a team player and use your interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with your customers and your team.

What you'll do


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Troubleshooting, problem solving and repair of production equipment.

Providing advice and support to production employees who carry out basic preventative maintenance procedures on production equipment.

Performing preventative maintenance activities on the Site Process equipment.

Maintaining accurate maintenance records and keeping the preventative maintenance system up to date and accurate.

Working with and supporting Engineers, Industrial Electricians, Production employees and Supervisors with troubleshooting, problem solving, repair, and maintenance of the physical plant and production equipment.

Other mechanical duties as may be required to support and maintain production and the physical plant.

What you'll need


  • Safety and Quality focus.
  • Nova Scotia Licensed Millwright-Industrial Mechanic would be considered an asset.
  • Welding experience considered an asset.
  • Competent in computer skills, including the use of e-mail, the internet, CMMS systems.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Maintains a high level of integrity and accountability.
  • Easily adaptable in the field as the demands of the plant change.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Millwrights Problem Solving Support Maintenance Producing Production

A little bit about us

The Shaw Group Limited

The Shaw Group is one of Eastern Canada's leading manufacturers and community developers. With a strong focus on products for the construction industry, we compete in a variety of market sectors and produce close to 1,000 individual products in 12 facilities across the Maritimes. Five retail Shaw Centres and more than 300 dealers sell Shaw Group products. Our company operates on a decentralized basis through a number of divisions and subsidiaries: Shaw Brick, Shaw Precast Solutions, Shaw Resources, Clayton Developments Limited, MMH Prestige Homes Inc., Ven-Rez Products Limited, Shaw Lifestyle and Shaw Living.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow, and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a "let's get it done" attitude! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume.

We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities in our workplace and encourage applications from Women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

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