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About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us 

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Profile SummaryElectrician Journey (MFG)Job Description

An Electrician Journeyperson is an ambitious and dedicated worker who is responsible for layout, installation, repair and preventative maintenance of complicated electrical equipment and circuits. They are also troubleshooting electrical malfunctions with plant equipment and should have technical expertise on control systems.

Additional Job Description

GM Canada, you will find go-getters, people that dream big and go the extra mile to uncover the next ground breaking idea. From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants, developing new vehicles and self-driving technologies, and creating new marketing programs - we are determined to change the future of mobility.


We are looking for individuals who are striving to make a difference and who want to join one of the world’s most iconic companies. With over 100 years of rich history in Canada, help us redefine what the next 100 years should look like. Innovation Lives Here - and so should you!


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


Who We Are Looking For:    

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

·       Basic Computer Skills

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

·       Robotics, PLC and HMI Experience preferred

·       Dual ticket a definite asset

·       Ability to work flexible shift hours (rotating or midnights)

·       Ability to work scheduled overtime as required


What Else You Need To Know:

·       We are a Unifor-represented workplace

·       We offer competitive wage rates, pensions and benefits


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.

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. 

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 Statement

Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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