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Industrial Mechanics/Millwright

Job Information
Author AFTheriault
Date March 15, 2023
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd.
Salary $18.50 - Per Hour
Location Meteghan River, NS
Category Industrial
Contact Information

We are looking for skilled Industrial Mechanics/Millwright; preferably in the marine field but will consider all mechanics.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform removal and installation of propulsion systems including rudders, propellers, shafts and bearing assemblies
  • Alignment of all systems
  • Removal and installation of steering systems
  • Install fire suppression systems (typically CO₂)
  • Conduct required maintenance as required on all mechanical systems
  • Read blueprints, diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work processes
  • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions
  • Will be exposed to environmental elements as work is conducted inside and outside throughout the year and
  • Other duties an instructed by his/her Supervisor


  • Previous shipyard/marine experience is preferred
  • Previous Mechanic experience is necessary
  • Red Seal Millwright preferred, but willing to hire Apprentices with the right skill set
  • Applicants must be safety conscious
  • Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts, marine slips, and gangways (onboard ships)
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed to complete projects or meet deadlines
  • Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised and
  • Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided
  • Ability to work 8-5 Monday to Friday for a total of 42.5 hours per week and
  • High School English OR Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) 5

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.50 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Vision care

Supplemental pay types: Overtime pay

To Apply


Phone: 902-645-2327

In person: 1 D’Entremont Road, Meteghan River, NS B0W 2L0 Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM

Preferred Contact: Email

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