Safety Services Technician
Vallen
Burlington, ON

Vallen is a member of Sonepar Canada, and is one of Canada’s leading industrial distribution companies headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The Sonepar family of companies includes Vallen, Gescan, Lumen, Sesco, Texcan, Dixon Electric, MGM Electric and Osso.

With over 350 associates and 25 branches, Vallen is able to service local, regional and/or national Industrial, MRO and Safety supply-chain management organizations.

Vallen offers a supportive and rewarding culture that values its people and their contributions. Our values are based on creating an environment where feeling valued, respected and empowered is paramount.

At Vallen, we care about the community around us. Each of our branches participates annually in fundraising for the United Way and other community charities.

To explore and learn more about Vallen, please visit www.Vallen.ca

“We service what we sell”

Fire Suppression (Extinguishers/Vehicle Suppression Systems)

Fall Protection (Self Retracting Lifelines/Harness and Lanyards)

Breathing Air (SCBA/Compressors/ Hydro Testing)

Instrumentation (Gas Detection)

Mechanical Repairs (Hoisting/Industrial Equipment/Torque Wrenches)

Vallen currently has a permanent opening for a Safety Service Technician in our Burlington branch.

As one of our service technicians, you will use your positive attitude and strong work ethic to complete the following duties:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follows all proper safety practices and ensures compliance of regulatory requirements.
  • Actively supports the Company's quality process to achieve total satisfaction of customer's requirements as er manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Assists in repairs to all equipment requiring service from the customer.
  • Learns proper procedure to contact customers on repairs that require estimates.
  • Learns how to properly organize and maintain inventory, keeping an adequate level of replacement parts on hand and advise supervisor of upcoming inventory requirements.
  • Learns procedure on maintaining records of all repairs received in-progress work and completed work.
  • Picks up and delivers repairs to the customer facility when necessary.
  • Learns procedure on preparing all work orders relating to a repair job, including repair time and submits this information into the system.
  • Interacts with customers and promotes positive customer relations.
  • Assists in maintaining and promoting a safe working environment for all Vallen associates.
  • Responsible for repairs to all equipment requiring service from the customer.
  • Contacts customer on repairs that require estimates.
  • Maintain records of all repairs received in-progress work and completed work.
  • Picks up and delivers repairs to the customer facility when necessary.
  • Prepares all work orders relating to a repair job, including repair time and submits this information into the system.
  • Ensures that all rental, demo and service centre equipment is in good working condition.
  • Demonstrates high ethical standards, attention to detail and the ability to follow detailed work procedures.
  • Strives for continuous improvement by offering suggestions that could improve the process, procedures or safety.
  • Provides branch reports/information to management as requested.
  • Continues to obtain manufacturing certificates as required.
  • Conduct other duties and project work as assigned.

Requirement Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Basic understanding of hand tools.
  • Ongoing training necessary on equipment to be repaired and serviced
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, standing, visual attention

If you are eager to take on a new challenge and you strive for personal and professional development by taking on new training opportunities, then please read on to discover what Vallen has to offer you!

In exchange for all your hard work and determination, you will receive a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:

  • Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, RRSP (matching up to 3.5%), and a Health Spending Account;
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid Disability.

What’s it like working at Vallen? Upon joining our team, you will become part of a supportive, family oriented culture where you will be led by a president who fully believes in having an open door policy. Your suggestions will be heard and your hard work will be rewarded.

Job Type: Full-time