Careers

MG Electrical/Mechanical Services Ltd always aims to hire the best and brightest candidates and we retain those individuals by offering a positive working environment.

While we believe that technical knowledge and skills are very important to the work we do, we believe that creating the strongest most cohesive team possible requires hiring for personality. We are looking to hire people with positive attitudes that are excited about the work they do, are enthusiastic to come to work everyday, get along well with others, and take pride in the work they produce. We encourage personal and professional growth and development.

Current Job Postings 

2 OPEN POSITIONS: Journeyperson Plumber (1), Electrical Apprentice Level 1 (1)

 

Journeyperson Plumber and Gas Fitter (1 position open)

Permanent/full time – hourly, as required

Start date: ASAP

Salary: ICI Construction standards, paid out bi-weekly

Responsibilities:

Our Journeyperson Plumber and Gas Fitter will report to the Mechanical Services Manager. Work will include commercial renovations, new construction, and service work. Responsibilities will also include teaching and training any apprentices on sites, managing small crews, completing daily and weekly paperwork, and representing the company to customers.

  • Install, assemble, repair, program, and/or remove plumbing, heating, and cooling equipment: boilers, pipes, fittings, pumps, water lines, hot water tanks, fixtures, make-up air units, furnaces, drainage systems, etc.
  • ensure installations and work is of highest quality and customer satisfaction is met
  • Create as-built drawings
  • Pull water lines, fire caulking, thread pipe, solder, trench
  • Teach, train, and task apprentices on site – ensure they are productive, work is done correctly
  • Complete weekly/daily paperwork including but not limited to: timesheets, worksheets, vehicle inspections, shop inspections, hazard assessments, etc.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all MG customers, including keeping the customers and the office informed on the progress of work and handling any issues that arise
  • Lead small crews, manage tasks and schedules, monitor quality of work, and ensure safety
  • Maintain all equipment to a high standard of cleanliness and working order
  • Safety oriented: lead by example while applying MG’s safety policies and procedures
  • Participate in training and events as required

 Requirements for the position:

  • Must be a Red Seal Certified Licensed Journeyperson Plumber with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Commercial plumbing as a Journeyperson
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Experienced in reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, and specifications and creating as-builts.
  • Experience with equipment installation
  • Experience and confidence in instructing, training, and supervising apprentices
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Record Check (clean) and Child Abuse Registry Check, digital fingerprinting required
  • Must be legally able to work in Manitoba and a permanent Canadian resident
  • physically able to stand, sit, bend, squat, crouch, for long periods of time, and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, must be able to lift and move 50lbs
  • Excellent customer service skills and a strong focus on safety
  • A strong team player who can work unsupervised and utilizes time effectively
  • Has strong computer literacy and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word) and comfortable using a smart phone and apps.
  • fluent and strong verbal and written English communication and comprehension skills
  • adapt quickly to changing situations with a positive attitude
  • Assets
    • Licensed in backflow testing
    • Experience in pipe-fitting and boiler installation
    • Experience working on multi-dwelling residential work
    • Experienced responding to service calls and creating detailed service reports
    • Experience working for a COR Safety Certified company

 

 

Electrical Apprentice – Level 1(1 position available)

Permanent, Full-time – hourly, as required

Start date: ASAP

Compensation:

  • $14.96/hour, paid out bi-weekly
  • Vacation time paid out
  • heath and other benefits after 90-day probationary period (Great West Life)

Responsibilities:

Our Electrical Apprentice Level 1 will report to the President and work on a variety of commercial jobsites with qualified Red Seal Electrical Journeypeople. Work includes: learning new trade skills and electrical code, getting familiar with electrical products and wholesalers, driving to jobsites to do material drops, taking garbage to the dump, cleaning the shop, filling out timesheets, worksheets, and other safety paperwork, and various other duties.

The hired candidate will be signed up as an apprentice with our company and have hours tracked and submitted. Further apprentice level schooling will be scheduled based on hours, anniversary date, coordination with other apprentices, and project schedules.

Requirements for the position:

  • have a MAXIMUM of 900 electrical apprenticeship hours OR no hours but wanting to become an electrician and sign up for school once required hours are achieved.
  • have a valid class 5 driver’s license, a clean driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle
  • are legally entitled to work in Manitoba and are a permanent resident of Canada
  • are fluent in English: verbal, written, and comprehension
  • have a clean Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry (digital fingerprinting and security checks will be done immediately)
  • are safety oriented
  • have a flexible working schedule and can show up on time, according to the job’s specific start time and location
  • always present yourself in a professional manner – language, attitude, and appearance on-site: are friendly and polite
  • able to follow verbal and written directions – you are eager to learn and help others with whatever needs to be done
  • physically able to stand, sit, bend, squat, crouch, for long periods of time, and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, must be able to lift and move 50lbs
  • able to problem solve and react to quickly changing situations
  • comfortable using a smart phone and apps
  • provide your own CSA approved work boots, hand tools, basic personal electrical tools, and weather appropriate clothing for the conditions (all other equipment provided)

How to Apply

Please come in person to 1550 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB and bring a copy of your resume and cover letter to Muriel Torchia Shyjak, Director of Operations and Owner (M-F between 9am-3pm) or email mtorchiashyjak@mgelectric.ca

NOTE: Interviews for the Apprentice position will be scheduled for successful candidates during regular business hours on Wednesday and Thursday, October 30 and 31sat, 2019.

 

To Join the MG Team:

  • you must be reliable and dependable: show up for work on time, give us notice for time off
  • you will always present yourself in a professional manner – language and appearance on-site, respectful, appearance/workspace/tools clean and tidy
  • you must work well with others and can follow verbal and written directions – you are eager to learn and help others with whatever needs to be done
  • you will complete a Child Abuse Registry check, Criminal Record Check, Digital Fingerprinting, and other security clearance paperwork as required on your first day (at our cost)
  • you are friendly and polite
  • you are good at problem solving and thinking on your feet, and knowing when to ask for help
  • you want to work for a company that values: exceptional customer service, cooperation and teamwork, employee engagement and wellness, and professional development.
  • are looking for a career and not just a job

Why Work for Us?

  • a friendly and safety conscious working environment (Cor Safety Certified Company – all safety training provided and PPE – you must have your own certified work boots)
  • health, dental, visioncare, and mental health benefits after probation
  • culture that promotes team-attitude, professional development, and wellness
  • open-door policy with owners and managers: transparent leadership and company goals
  • opportunities for professional development, training, and networking

About Us: MG Electrical/Mechanical Services Ltd has been a growing electrical, mechanical, and technical contracting company in Winnipeg since 1991. We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic, excellent communication and time management skills, who takes pride in their work and always presents themselves in a professional manner. Our company’s focus is on excellent customer service and workmanship. Candidates should want to work on a fast-paced team in an organization focused on employee engagement, safety, and wellness. 

How to Apply

By email to Muriel Torchia Shyjak, Director of Operations mtorchiashyjak@mgelectric.ca

Resumes must include a cover letter including the job you are applying for and how you meet the basic requirements.

Interviews will be scheduled for successful candidates.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

PREVIOUS JOB POSTINGS – Now Closed

2019 Field Service Technician (September) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2019 Project Assistant (June) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2019 Journeyperson Plumber (May) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Electrical Project Manager (November) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Plumbing Apprentice 1 (October) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Electrical Apprentice 1 and 2 (August) – 2 openings POSTINGS NOW CLOSED

2018 Journeyperson Plumber (August) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Journeyperson Plumber (August) – 1 opening POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Journeyperson Electrician -2 openings (August) POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Administrative Assistant (August)POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Journeyperson Plumber (June) POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Field Service Technician (May) POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 General Labourer (May) POSTING NOW CLOSED

2018 Service Technician ad (posting closes Wednesday, February 14th at 3:30pm. Interviews will all be scheduled Monday, February 19th and Tuesday, February 20th between 7:30am and 3:30pm). POSTING NOW CLOSED

2017 Apprentice Level 1 Electrical closed (posting closes Tuesday, August 8th. Interviews Thursday, August 10th, 2017). POSTING NOW CLOSED.

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