Operations Maintenance Technician

Division: Operations
Job location: Bradford, Ontario

Number of positions: Two (2)
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment onsite



A little about us
Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary 
Are you a dynamic professional who specializes in building maintenance and operations? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where you improve processes and make an impact? Does the idea of working with a group of cannabis enthusiasts and innovators sound exciting? If so, we would love to meet you!

We’re searching for two motived professional to join our team as Operations Maintenance Technicians. In this role, you will report into the Manager, Site and Facilities and be responsible for overseeing efficient and safe operations and the maintenance of our Bradford Facility. More specifically, you will support the maintenance of our building equipment and controls to ensure compliance with regulations. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…


We are looking to hire two professionals for this role covering different schedules. This role will provide coverage for evenings and weekends. 


As the Operations Maintenance Technician you will…

  • Support the daily operation and basic upkeep of our Natural Gas Generation Station and its surrounding areas
  • Conduct preventative maintenance inspections and perform some basic maintenance of the CoGen stations
  • Maintain all applicable records, logs, reports as set out by both internal and external sources
  • Monitor and report out on the BAS (Priva) daily
  • Operate the BAS control systems to assist in the daily schedules of the facility and outside contractor groups as needed
  • Ensure daily monitoring and problems are discovered before they become larger issues
  • Navigate mech and elect drawings and technical manuals and maintain logbooks, maintenance forms and complete CMMS entries daily
  • Produce reports, records of information related to operational, maintenance and safety activities in the BAS and Power Generation systems
  • Act as first responder in the event of problems with both our BAS and our CoGen and address general alarms/trips from the plant and take appropriate action
  • Support the system via a remote-control centre such as a laptop as required
  • Assist in coordinating the activities of external service providers and support environmental awareness by eliminating, reducing and cleaning all incidents
  • Participate in meetings, professional development training and all departmental orientation programs as assigned


Other important things to note…

  • All duties outlined in the job description may occasionally be called upon to work alternate shift relief during staffing shortages or plant emergencies. The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position. The roles will have specific shifts to ensure the building is supported 24/7.

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • 3 + years of relevant BAS experience in a similar environment as Aurora
  • 2 + years of relevant experience in power generation or facility operations
  • Strong knowledge of general maintenance practices, engines, generators, and related equipment and experience with Jenbacher, Waukesha, and Cat stations is considered an asset
  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues with maintenance equipment and provide hands-on operational support

You’re the ideal candidate if you are…

  • A natural troubleshooter who can resolve complex challenges and make informed decisions quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • An organized professional who can adapt to new environments and manage multiple projects at once successfully
  • A strong communicator who can effectively convey complex facility challenges in simple formats to find solutions and optimize processes
  • A strategic individual with a strong safety mindset who goes above and beyond to introduce proactive practices that improve processes and ensure a safe and healthy workplace


With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with competitive compensation, stock options, RRSP matching, performance bonuses, hybrid-work, benefits, virtual happy hours, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (auroramj.com)

Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities
(hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).

Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. 
If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!

Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.


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