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Industrial Maintenance Electrician

  • Location
    • Oshawa, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


GM Canada is now hiring Industrial Maintenance Electricians - $51.97/hr!

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at GM’s Oshawa Assembly.

At Oshawa Assembly, we’re starting a brand-new chapter and are already building both the Chevrolet Silverado HD and LD trucks in less than a year.

We’re on the journey to achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, and building quality trucks play an integral role in helping us fund this future.

We’re looking for new team members to help bring this vision to life in Oshawa. Starting from day one, we’re creating a workplace where we work as One Team and embrace a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and supported. We want those who are bold, innovative, ready to take on challenges, and strive for excellence. Our journey is just beginning, and we want you to be a part of it.

Selected candidates will learn new skills and actively play an integral role in the development of new plant processes and people. The opportunities at Oshawa Assembly are endless as we build the organization from the ground up and shape it into a Workplace of Choice.

Join our team today!

The Opportunity

We are looking for experienced Electricians to join our GM Oshawa Facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Safely troubleshoot various automotive stamping and production equipment

  • Troubleshoot VFD, Servomotors and Network Communication devices

  • Maintain and routinely monitor all mechanical and electrical equipment (preventative and predictive maintenance)

  • Repair, troubleshoot and install machinery, control systems and automation 

Additional Description

Who We Are Looking For:     

  • High School education with valid Electrician License (309A or 442A)

  • Successful completion of Canadian Electrical Apprenticeship Program

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • 2-3 Years’ experience in a Manufacturing/Automotive environment

  • Robotics, PLC and HMI Experience preferred

  • Dual ticket a definite asset

  • Straight Midnight shift ( Mandatory )

  • Ability to work scheduled overtime as required

What Else You Need To Know:

  • We are a Unifor-represented workplace

What's in it for you at GM?

  • Relocation Allowance – subject to eligibility criteria

  • Compensation: Starting at a full rate of $51.97 plus a Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) – currently $0.05/hour

  • Plus you will earn an afternoon shift premium of 5%, a night shift premium of 10%, paid overtime (x1.5 and x2.0) in accordance with the collective agreement

  • COLA Adjustments on a quarterly basis

  • DC Pension Program with Employer Match up to 2080 hours

  • Annual General Wage increases scheduled in 2024 and 2025

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits - subject to waiting period eligibility

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends


Voluntary Savings Plan

  • Vacation: 4% vacation pay in first year plus an average of 17 paid holidays/year, including days between Christmas and New Year; vacation entitlement also generally increases each year in accordance with the collective agreement up to a maximum of 240 hours after 20 years

  • Supplemental Unemployment Benefits - after 1 year

  • GM Employee Vehicle Purchase Discount Program

  • $200 safety footwear voucher

  • Company-provided toolbox

  • Company-provided personal protective equipment

  • Training on safety, equipment and technology

  • Opportunity to help support the launch of a Truck Plant

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest however; only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Pre-employment screening will be required.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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