Journeyman Millwright
TechCan - Division of BC Bearing/Motion Canada - Edmonton, AB

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TechCan, a division of BC Bearing/Motion Canada is currently recruiting for a Journeyman Millwright for their Service Shop in Edmonton. This exciting and challenging position reports into the Shop Foreman.

Motion Canada, a leading distributor of industrial MRO (maintenance, repair and operation replacement) parts, and the largest Bearing and Power Transmission Company in NA is an industry leader with approximately $430 million in sales and over 60 branches across Canada. With a national platform, a track record of success, an entrepreneurial executive team, and the backing of a multi-billion dollar parent company (Motion Industries) Motion Canada is positioned for strong growth across Canada. The company is a provider of more than 4.8 million parts and services.


  • Works in accordance company safety standards & government safety regulations
  • Works in accordance with ISO standards
  • Read diagrams & schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Inspect & examine machinery & equipment to detect & investigate irregularities & malfunctions
  • Adjust machinery & repair or replace defective parts
  • Operate machine tools such as lathes & grinders to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machinery
  • Clean, lubricate & perform other routine maintenance work on machinery
  • Assemble machinery & equipment using machining tools hand & power tools, & welding equipment
  • Operate hoisting & lifting devices safely to position machinery & parts during installation; set-up, and repair of machinery
  • Participate in shop and field projects as required supporting company objectives
  • May involve shift work and weekend work to meet the needs of our customers


  • Experience and understanding of the needs and requirements of Alberta oil sands customers a definite asset
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings and service manuals
  • PC skills, in particular Word, excel and Outlook

Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to analyze and solve technical challenges in a practical manner
  • Able to work independently as well as a part of a team
  • Able to communicate effectively with Shop Foreman, Office Administrator and Services Coordinator
  • Operation and safe use of shop equipment, machining tools and welding equipment
  • Time management skills to manage work to tight deadlines
  • Able to make knowledgeable decisions with confidence


  • Ticketed Millwright (4th year apprentices with adequate experience will be considered)
  • ISO standards and Safety Regulations as they apply to employment location
  • Certified for forklift and crane operation an asset
  • Additional safety, technical or site specific training certificates an asset
  • Oil sands site training certificates an asset

About this company
BC Bearing/Motion Canada, a leading distributor of industrial MRO (maintenance, repair and operation replacement) parts, and the largest...