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Maintenance Technician – Ecohesion


As a Maintenance Technician in Barbados, you will plan, organize, and execute the maintenance operations of water/wastewater treatment plant(s) throughout Barbados, and potentially other Caribbean islands that the company operates in, with sound judgment and efficiency. Additionally, plans, supervises, assigns work, and evaluates the performance of the Team. You will be reporting to the Director of Operations and maintenance team.

Position Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong Analytic, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming and troubleshooting.
    • Operating principles of plant equipment such as valves, pumps, and motors.
    • Methods and techniques of maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting water/wastewater plant equipment.
    • Safety regulations associated with water/wastewater treatment plant equipment.
    • The CMMS system HIPPO is considered an asset.
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Plan and effectively manage schedules and execute tasks efficiently and timely.
    • Read, interpret, and calibrate gauges and other recording devices related to water/wastewater treatment plant operations.
    • Read, interpret, and understand technical manuals, drawings, blueprints, schematics, and diagrams.
    • Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients/customers and colleagues.
    • Thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced environment and to continuously deliver high caliber output.
  • Flexibility to adjust operational procedures as required to meet dynamic business conditions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and other related software.
  • Health and safety training, such as confined space training, is considered an asset.

Education, Experience & Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Maintenance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering/certification preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Drivers License and own transport.


  • Monitor plant performance, water quality and data trending, calibration, and verification of equipment function.
  • Conduct assessments for replacement of equipment, materials, and supplies and maintaining a register and an inventory of assets and spare parts necessary for operations.
  • Create equipment and other asset replacement plans for the water/wastewater treatment plant facilities; manage internal and external repair of equipment with subcontractors, ensuring good equipment operation.
  • Prepare proactive schedules for maintenance of equipment and water/wastewater treatment plants.
  • Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to document, analyze, and manage the equipment preventative maintenance process.
  • Diagnose operating problems and take effective and efficient corrective actions; troubleshoot and/or respond to emergencies with water/wastewater systems.

Working Conditions

  • Environmental: this position operates in a treatment plant environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, solvents, electrical energy, toxic materials, hazardous chemicals and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work in or with water and/or wastewater in confined spaces; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces.
  • Physical: moderate to heavy lifting; standing/sitting and walking for prolonged periods of time; climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and operating motorized equipment.
  • Requires occasional overseas travel to and from Client locations.

This Job Description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

To apply, please email your resume to: [email protected]

About Ecohesion

We are a team of Caribbean professionals who are passionate about water sustainability in our home countries of Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados, and Trinidad. Providing solutions on an industrial, commercial, and residential scale for wastewater reuse, desalination, and drinking water. We focus on meaningful projects that are not only positively impacting the environment but are also encouraging social impacts.

As an employee of Ecohesion, you will be provided with the training and equipment to do your job well and will have access to ongoing coaching and mentorship to grow your career.  A valued member of the team, you will also be entitled to join the company’s medical scheme.

Ecohesion is a subsidiary of Integrated Sustainability, an award-winning, Canadian-based provider of world-class sustainable Water, Waste and Energy solutions.

We thank all candidates for their interest in Ecohesion; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.

Maintenance Technician 


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