Northern Dock Systems Careers

Electrical Apprentice (309A – Construction & Maintenance)

About the role

As an Electrical Apprentice, you will serve a vital role by installing, troubleshooting or repairing various types of equipment and electrical devices, all while continuing to learn and progress through the organization.

Compensation package

• A competitive hourly rate.
• Health and dental benefits.
• Growth opportunities and safety-first environment.
• Supply of uniform and all protective equipment necessary to perform all jobs.
• Employee wellness program.

Primary responsibilities

• Troubleshoot and repair various equipment in a timely manner.
• Install various types of equipment and electrical services.
• Prepare and have customers sign all work orders.
• Report all potential replacement equipment as needed.
• Pick up and deliver equipment from various manufacturers to customer site.
• Assistance to fellow employees as requested.
• Follow supplier/NDS warranty procedures.

Emergency Service department requirements:
• Troubleshoot electrical issues using various equipment.
• Troubleshoot interconnection between equipment.

Electrical-specific responsibilities:
• Load side electrical connections from disconnect provided including all conduit and wiring required for equipment. All main power connections are subject to and require an ESA inspection.
• All low voltage wiring for activation accessories and limits including control wiring and fire relay connections as required.
• Installation of all types of electrical conduits – watertight, emt, flex, bx, and rigid (when required for special applications).
• All installations are to be carried out as per code and specifications where highlighted.

Other duties and responsibilities:
• Utilize provided technology such as tablets, cellphones, etc.
• Adhere to daily schedule provided by Master Electrician/Dispatcher.
• Perform all routine service checks to company truck.
• Keep truck clean and operational at all times.
• Keep all tools and equipment on truck cleaned and maintained.
• Maintain a proper level of inventory on the truck at all times to complete daily duties.
• Advise Warehouse Coordinator when truck inventory becomes low.
• Adhere to all regulations on customer sites.
• Attend and participate in scheduled staff meetings.
• Obtain and keep up to date records for required equipment certification.
• Consistently attempt to improve on product knowledge.


• Minimum 2nd year Apprentice (309A).
• Must be registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades.
• Mechanical experience is a definite asset.
• Previous experience within the loading docks and doors industry would be an asset.
• Valid G driver’s license with clean abstract.
• Must be PC literate with average knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.

More information

Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Reports to: Master Electrician
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Location: GTA and the surrounding areas